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Human brain shaped by duplicate genes

Human brain shaped by duplicate genes | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Multiple copies of a gene may have boosted the computational power of our ancestors' brains.

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Hive Plots - Linear Layout for Network Visualization - Visually Interpreting Network Structure and Content Made Possible

Hive Plots - Linear Layout for Network Visualization - Visually Interpreting Network Structure and Content Made Possible | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it

The purpose of the hive plot is to establish a new baseline for visualization of large networks — a method that is both general and tunable and useful as a starting point in visually exploring network structure.

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[AMAZING VIDEO] Reuben Margolin: Sculpting waves in wood and time (TEDTalks)

Reuben Margolin is a kinetic sculptor, crafting beautiful pieces that move in the pattern of raindrops falling and waves combining. Take nine minutes and be mesmerized by his meditative art -- inspired in equal parts by math and nature.


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When Google introduced its free satellite imagery...

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“ When Google introduced its free satellite imagery service to the world in 2005, views of our planet only previously accessible to astronauts and surveyors were suddenly available to anyone with an...
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Anders Breivik's manifesto mapped

Anders Breivik's manifesto mapped | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
The man behind for the recent Norway bombings and shootings wrote a manifesto of his beliefs.
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A Mechanical Roof Tweaks Concert Acoustics In Real Time

A Mechanical Roof Tweaks Concert Acoustics In Real Time | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Since humans started building large buildings, we’ve been obsessed with the acoustics of our theaters and concert halls.
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Google BigQuery — Google Developers

Google BigQuery — Google Developers | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it

Analyze terabytes of data with just a click of a button - Use Google BigQuery to interactively analyze massive datasets — up to billions of rows.

 

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Roland Snooks - Encoding Algorithmic Matter

lecture 04/21/2010 Encoding Algorithmic Matter Architect and educator, Roland Snooks is the George Issacs Distinguished Fellow in Digital Technology. Snooks ...

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Robot sensing and smartphones help blind navigate - tech - 01 May 2012 - New Scientist

Robot sensing and smartphones help blind navigate - tech - 01 May 2012 - New Scientist | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Technology that helps robots navigate has another purpose: helping blind people find their way around...

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GIS and Agent-Based Modelling: #Earthquake: Twitter as a Distributed Sensor System

GIS and Agent-Based Modelling: #Earthquake: Twitter as a Distributed Sensor System | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it

The movie below show geolocated tweets with references to the earthquake through keyword (earthquake or earth and quake) and hashtag search (#earthquake or #quake) for the first hour after the earthquake.

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Wearable Computing

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Introduction to Wearable Computing by the father of Wearable Computing himself...

 

Steve Mann

 

"Wearable computing is the study or practice of inventing, designing, building, or using miniature body-borne computational and sensory devices. Wearable computers may be worn under, over, or in clothing, or may also be themselves clothes (i.e. "Smart Clothing" (Mann, 1996a))."


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OPPORTUNITIES BEFORE EFFICIENCIES - New Rules for the New Economy

"... the key decision is not how to raise productivity by doing the same better, but how to negotiate among the explosion of opportunities, and choose right things to do." K.K.

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X-Ray Vision, Coming Soon to a Cellphone Near You

X-Ray Vision, Coming Soon to a Cellphone Near You | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Researchers from UT at Dallas tapped two scientific and technological advances to make a cost-effective and highly practical x-ray camera for your mobile phone.
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“By creating open source tools that combine...

“By creating open source tools that combine consumer electronics, we can discover new aesthetics.” RGBDToolkit, Workflow for Kinect + DSLR Filmmaking...
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Stable Multi-Target Tracking in Real-Time Surveillance Video (CVPR 2011)

The video demonstrates a stable head tracking system that can run at 25fps on 1920x1080 video using a standard desktop computer. The system is capable of obt...
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“I am not a type designer. This is the story of...

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“I am not a type designer. This is the story of the creation of a new font, Avería: the average of all the fonts on my computer.” Avería – The Average Font, via Adam G.
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Art@HBM : introducing Emilio Garcia

Art@HBM : introducing Emilio Garcia | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
We are delighted to announce that our project of art exhibition has received the enthusiastic support of the HBM organizing committee. The human brain mapping (HBM) conference attracts over 2500 a...
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Achim Menges - Material (In)Formation

Top Fuel: Filters Funnels Flows is a series of events exploring the theme of performance as it transforms and advances the architectural design of building c...
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Interview with a supernode – Andrea Graziano « « Digital Morphogenesis Digital Morphogenesis | Evolving architecture through computation

Interview with a supernode – Andrea Graziano « « Digital Morphogenesis Digital Morphogenesis | Evolving architecture through computation | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
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GIS and Agent-Based Modelling: Natural Disasters and Crowdsourcing: Haiti

GIS and Agent-Based Modelling: Natural Disasters and Crowdsourcing: Haiti | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it

Natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis occur all over the world, altering the physical landscape and often severely disrupting people’s daily lives. Recently researchers’ attention has focused on using crowds of volunteers to help map the infrastructure and devastation caused by natural disasters, such as those in Haiti and Pakistan.

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