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How Larry Page and the Knowledge Graph helped Ray Kurzweil decide to join Google

How Larry Page and the Knowledge Graph helped Ray Kurzweil decide to join Google | Advancing Technology | Scoop.it
It's been a few months since noted author, futurist and AI guru Ray Kurzweil joined Google, and Singularity Hub has interviewed him to catch up on how his machine learning projects are going thus...
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Interested? Delighted? Concerned? 

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SEX AND LOVE IN ANCIENT ROME

SEX AND LOVE IN ANCIENT ROME | Advancing Technology | Scoop.it

"Sex was a common theme in Roman art and literature. Ovid once wrote, "Offered a sexless heaven, I's say no thank you, women are such sweet hell." The poet Propertius wrote in great detail about his sexual relations with his girlfriend Hostia. One fresco in Pompeii shows a guy with dick so big it is held up by a string".


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"Offered a sexless heaven, I'd say no thank you, women are such sweet hell." — Ovid
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How to take the pain out of public speaking - BDlive

How to take the pain out of public speaking - BDlive | Advancing Technology | Scoop.it
How to take the pain out of public speaking
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IF the thought of speaking in public is terrifying, you are not alone.
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Reframe the pain as the excitement of going outside your comfort zone.
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Michelangelo Consiglio's curator insight, May 29, 2013 4:15 AM

leggetelo... con l'improvvisazione teatrale lavoriamo su tutti questi punti....

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Mining Books To Map Emotions Through A Century : NPR

Mining Books To Map Emotions Through A Century : NPR | Advancing Technology | Scoop.it
Anthropologists find that the use of "emotional" words in all sorts of books has soared and dipped across the past century, roughly mirroring each era's social and economic upheavals.
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'Emotional' Anthropology Through Book MIning—WHAT? Absolutely fascinating: 

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Nanotechnology Rebuilds the Periodic Table

Nanotechnology Rebuilds the Periodic Table | Advancing Technology | Scoop.it
Recent developments in the field of nanotechnology might give new meaning to the phrase “nothing gold can stay.” Atoms and bonds developed not by Mother Nature, but by scientist...

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"Mother Nature" surely now includes us. 

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Nanotechnology Didn’t Shrink and Disappear; In Fact, It’s Everywhere

Nanotechnology Didn’t Shrink and Disappear; In Fact, It’s Everywhere | Advancing Technology | Scoop.it
Nanotechology, which involves controlling matter at the molecular and atomic levels, was a much-hyped investment theme a decade ago.

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