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2020-06-27 10:06:19    


Mr. Williams knew that he had not committed the crime in question. What he could not have known, as he sat in the interrogation room, is that his case may be the first known account of an American being wrongfully arrested based on a flawed...

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2021-07-30 10:00:51    


Herrington, a Dutch sustainability researcher and adviser to the Club of Rome, a Swiss thinktank, has made headlines in recent days after she authored a report that appeared to show a controversial 1970s study predicting the collapse of civ...

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/Channels/economy and politics

2021-07-30 10:03:00    


Global growth keeps slowing down. ... Sometimes an article will discuss how to kick the economy back into gear. All this takes as given that the economy’s ultimate purpose is growth. But does it need to be?

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2021-12-26 13:42:01    


Fabric.js is a framework that makes it easy to work with HTML5 canvas element. It is an interactive object model on top of canvas element. It is also an SVG-to-canvas parser.

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/Channels/techie/web development

2022-01-13 16:18:15    


The Norfolk hamlet of Berney Arms was once home to a small but thriving community of 11 families. Today, it lies empty but for an unused pub, an RSPB centre, a closed marsh mill and a railway station.

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/Channels/heritage and museums

2022-06-17 06:34:20    


An algorithm apparently generates these light patterns. Be better if an artist had?

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/Channels/cognition and art/digital light

2024-01-05 06:23:47    


Harry Potter, Elon Musk, Beyoncé, Super Mario and Vladimir Putin.

These are just some of the millions of artificial intelligence (AI) personas you can talk to on Character.ai - a popular platform where anyone can create chatbots based on ...

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/Channels/HCI stuff/eHealth

2024-01-18 08:24:37    


It has happened to most people waiting for a specific bus in a busy city - you stand around for ages only for three to turn up at once.
This phenomenon is known as "bus bunching", and it can be annoying.
To try to alleviate the problem, UK ...

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2006-01-08 19:56:43     Visual and Auditory Illusions


The illusions selected for this collection generally sha...
properties. First, they illustrate phenomena that h ...
implications for the study and practice of Computer ...
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Second, they have ...

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2013-03-14 07:25:44     #Climatefairness: the triple injustice facing low-income households | Joseph Rowntree Foundation


In a new report, Simon Roberts outlines why poor househo...
The poorest fifth of the population have already signifi ...
So why is it they are carrying more of the burden of cut ...
Based on detailed analysis of the Government's own figur ...
So lower in

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2013-02-10 06:37:43     'Academia is a very well kept secret' | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional


Very early in my doctoral journey, I was fortunate to ex... moment when you know the decision you have made was the ... with the realisation that I was being paid, not very muc... nonetheless funded, to sit down every day, to read, thin...
My future c

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/Channels/education/Higher Ed.

2020-09-25 12:18:21     'I'm extremely controversial': the psychologist rethinking human emotion | Science and nature books | The Guardian


How we interpret our feelings depends on where and how w... says professor Lisa Feldman Barrett - and not understand... our lives harder

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/Channels/HCI stuff/emotion and fun

2015-03-23 11:11:04     'Overnight, everything I loved was gone': the internet shaming of Lindsey Stone | Technology | The Guardian


When a friend posted a photograph of charity worker Lind... Facebook, she never dreamed she would lose her job and h... years on, could she get her life back?

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/Channels/digial media

2012-11-07 09:17:44     'Pinch' connects multiple smartphones and tablets together to make a display | The Verge


Not content with synchronizing your phones to make one g... Researchers at the Tokyo University of Technology have d... an interface that lets you connect multiple devices toge... giant disjointed display. Although the technology behind... remains a m

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/Channels/HCI stuff
/Channels/public displays

2013-01-23 08:02:13     'Smart-Tattoos': How They Could End Up Saving Your Life


So they’re not exactly cute, but if you came of age du... chances are you have at least regrettable tattoo anyway.... if that same tattoo is in the shape of a butterfly!) B... temporary tattoos do much more than serve as a symbol of... they can re

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2009-08-11 06:54:40     'There Is No Justice Without Freedom' (washingtonpost.com)


We will widen the ownership of homes

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/Channels/cognition and art/political
/Channels/cognition and art/political

2015-10-13 14:35:13     'Too hot to be an engineer' - women mark Ada Lovelace Day - BBC News


Britons in particular have an attitude problem to address as well.
"People easily say, 'I'm terrible at maths,' or 'I'm awful at numbers.' If you said that kind of thing in India people would look at you funny," she said.
"It's like saying, 'Oh, I can't

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/Channels/education/maths education

2012-11-02 13:42:45     (84) Bluetooth Gloves - buy at Firebox.com


New! Bluetooth Gloves
Bluetooth Gloves
Talk to the Hand

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/Channels/HCI stuff/mobiles

2012-02-16 08:29:47     (sqrt(cos(x))*cos(200x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.7)*(4-x*x)^0.01, sqrt(9-x^2), -sqrt(9-x^2) from -4.5 to 4.5 - Google Search


Graph for (sqrt(​cos(​x))*​cos(​200*​x)+​sqrt(​abs(⮮. sqrt(​9-​x^​2), ‑sqrt(​9-​x^​2)

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/Channels/just fun

2005-01-27 19:32:15     *Pixelcharmer: Field Notes: Boundary Object


I first encountered the term boundary object when reading %u201CDistributing intelligence, organizing diversity,%u... of a silicon alley new media firm. In it David Stark, re...
What Star teaches us is that the fact that we all un ...
Star, S. L. an

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/Channels/cognition and art/postmodern

2012-04-04 13:48:28     0x10 ͨ


In a parallel universe where the space race never ended,...
In 1988, a brand new deep sleep cell was released, compa ...
It's now the year 281 474 976 712 644 AD, and the first ...
Game Features
... re programatically advanced of you can get a head star

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/Channels/education/CS education
/Channels/education/CS education
/Channels/just fun

2014-01-15 14:41:11     1 | Chopsticks Get A Makeover | Co.Design | business + design


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2012-03-23 07:35:57     1,000 synchronized “sparks” inspired by fireflies « Northern Spark 2012


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/Channels/cognition and art/digital light

2008-02-23 09:13:57     1.1. What is Greasemonkey? [Dive Into Greasemonkey]


1.1. What is Greasemonkey?
Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension that allows you to w ...

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2013-03-05 09:40:23     10 amazing scientific facts about lists | Dean Burnett | Science | guardian.co.uk


People like lists of things. They're everywhere on the i... any subject matter you can think of, odds are there's a ... Nowhere is safe. Even here, on the Guardian Science sect... most popular articles in recent months is a list. But wh... popular? We

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/Channels/HCI stuff/PIM

2014-11-05 10:56:05     100 African Cities Destroyed By Europeans: WHY there are seldom historical buildings and monuments in sub-Saharian Africa! | SiliconAfrica.com


When tourists visit sub-Saharan Africa, they often wonde... no historical buildings or monuments?”
The reason is simple. Europeans have destroyed most of t ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/space and place
/Channels/heritage and museums
/Channels/maps and geography

2014-01-04 11:33:55     101 Household Tips for Every Room in your Home | Glamumous!


I love to discover tips which make housework easier! Fro... tricks to finding new and ingenious uses for old things,... provides a wealth of information and advice.
In this post I've collected 101 visual tips from all ove ...

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/Channels/DIY technology
/Channels/food and recipies
/Channels/just fun

2006-01-04 14:36:42     13.1 - Creating an Installer


Mozilla provides a mechanism which can be used to packag... scripts,
skins and other files into single file installers. You c ...
file somewhere for users to download. A simple script ca ...
downloaded and installed. This mechanism is called XPIns ...

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2015-07-21 12:10:18     16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways - My Modern Met


It’s not everyday you see a book that can be read in s... different ways, and this small book from the National Li... definitely an anomaly. According to Medieval book histor... this 16th century text has a special sixfold dos-à-dos ... back”) bi

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/Channels/just lovely

2006-12-01 19:38:03     1997 SIL-UND Work Papers Table of Contents


What is Literature?
A Definition Based on Prototypes
Jim Meyer
(10 pages, 49 Kb)
... ad aesthetically, and containing many weak implicatures.

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/Channels/cognition and art/postmodern

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