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Critics slam smartwatches as gimmicky and pointless

Critics slam smartwatches as gimmicky and pointless | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Experts are divided about Samsung's Galaxy Gear and Sony's Smartwatch 2 as analysts predict slow up take and consumers lack enthusiasm for the device.
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I Forgot My Phone

Written by/Starring Charlene deGuzman Directed by Miles Crawford With (in order of appearance) Jacob Womack Nick Luciano Ani Baker Sabrina London Sean London...
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Does this seem at all familiar? I'm as much of an advocate of emerging technology as anyone. I love my smartphone, but I also see how they're changing our culture - not always for the better. -komando.com

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Will 3D Printing Change the World? | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

Much attention has been paid to 3D Printing lately, with new companies developing cheaper and more efficient consumer models that have wowed the tech communi...
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Greek community creates an off-the-grid Internet

Greek community creates an off-the-grid Internet | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Communities around the world are building their own parallel Internets to stay out of reach of governments and major corporations.

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How Software Sees Us | DMLcentral

How Software Sees Us | DMLcentral | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
How we think about digital media is paralleled by how we think about learner identities. What kinds of learning identities are being promoted for an anticipated future in an increasingly softwarised society?
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How farming planted seeds for the Internet - Patricia Russac

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-farming-planted-seeds-for-the-internet-patricia-russac What does farming have to do with invention and innova...

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Soo Meta — Keep Stories Rolling

Soo Meta — Keep Stories Rolling | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Grab videos, pictures, text paragraphs from any source and turn them into short movies.

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Felipe Policarpo's curator insight, May 6, 2013 1:46 AM

Learning how to scoop it.

silvermanmc's curator insight, May 6, 2013 1:32 PM

nice tool for learning and developing analysis skills

 

Anne Macdonell's curator insight, May 14, 2013 8:19 AM

Great for flipping

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The RSA

The RSA | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
The RSA is a non-profit organisation working to meet 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity...
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Electric Imp: The Internet of Things Roars Back

Electric Imp: The Internet of Things Roars Back | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
ProgrammableWeb.com keeps you up to date with web mashups and APIs: what's new, interesting, useful and important. Hundreds of mashups and APIs. Contribute, search, view, and chart them.

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Meet the Father of the Hashtag - Digiday

Meet the Father of the Hashtag - Digiday | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
UX designer Chris Messina started hashtags five years ago as a way for Twitter users to organize themselves. Now it's a global phenomenon.
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Mission Possible – Finding Snapchat Photos

A forensic computing company in Utah has cracked the code on finding and reopening received snaps. The images remain saved in the phone and are saved with a .nomedia file name. This extension can be ignored using downloadable forensic tools and image can be reopened.Click here to edit the title

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Americans Go to Great Lengths to Mask Web Travels, Survey Finds

Americans Go to Great Lengths to Mask Web Travels, Survey Finds | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Ordinary Americans seem to be going to great lengths to keep some of their online behavior to themselves, challenging the “if you’ve got nothing to hide” meme.
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Point-of-View Surgery Shown Via Google Glass

OHIO STATE DOCTOR SHOWS PROMISE OF GOOGLE GLASS IN LIVE SURGERY COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A surgeon at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is the first i...
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How Linux is Built

While Linux is running our phones, friend requests, tweets, financial trades, ATMs and more, most of us don't know how it's actually built. This short video ...
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The Way to Personal Branding

The Way to Personal Branding | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Personal Branding is something that a person does to better market themselves and their careers.

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Rim Riahi's curator insight, February 9, 2014 11:03 PM

Personal Branding is something that a person does to better market themselves and their careers.

Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, April 2, 2014 11:42 AM

Very creative way to illustrate personal branding

Brian S's curator insight, April 4, 2014 3:07 AM

Not a bad little summary

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Anonymity, Internet Surveillance & Lessons from the Anthony Weiner Case | DMLcentral

Anonymity, Internet Surveillance & Lessons from the Anthony Weiner Case | DMLcentral | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
As a scholar of privacy and surveillance as well as political activism in repressive societies where government surveillance has consequences much worse than embarrassment and political derailment, my take away lesson from ex-congressman and current...
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Computer History Museum

Computer History Museum | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Computer History Museum on YouTube. We're committed to preserving and presenting the history and stories of the Information Age. Here on YouTu...
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If Robots Will Run the World, What Should Students Learn?

If Robots Will Run the World, What Should Students Learn? | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Education reformers have been calling for a different type of education, one that nurtures creative and innovative thinkers. But for many, that future is hard
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This computer took 40 minutes to simulate one second of brain activity

This computer took 40 minutes to simulate one second of brain activity | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
And it required 82,944 processors, to do it — showing that we're still quite a ways off from being able to match the computational power of the human brain.
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How People Use the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

How People Use the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC] | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Today, around the world more people have mobile phone subscriptions than have access to electricity and safe drinkable water. Today, almost a third of the world's population uses the internet (a 528.1% growth since 2000!

 

So what are we doing with all the time we spend online, and how do we know all that time is being spent in useful ways?

For many of us, the internet is among the first things we experience after we wake; in fact, 75% of users are online before 9 a.m. Over 75% of people in the US own a laptop, 53% a smart phone, and 31% a tablet. Email is the most common action performed by people on their laptops, while search is the top action for mobile phone and tablet users. 72% of people like to play games on their tablets while 70% use their mobile phones for social media. Where do we use these devices? 72% of people use their mobile phones while traveling, and 64% use them in restaurants and coffee shops. As for tablets, 88% of people use their devices in the living room, 79% in the bedroom.

 

Find more statistics and data at the infographic or article link.


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, August 4, 2013 1:00 PM

Thanks to Lauren Moss.

LETP's curator insight, August 4, 2013 8:10 PM

Some useful facts! :)

9Dotstrategies's curator insight, September 3, 2013 11:25 PM

How People Use the Internet?

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A New Wi-Fi-Enabled Tooth Sensor Rats You Out When You Smoke or Overeat

A New Wi-Fi-Enabled Tooth Sensor Rats You Out When You Smoke or Overeat | Computer Literacy | Scoop.it
Scientists have invented a tooth sensor that sends health data to your doctor's smartphone directly from your mouth.

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