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Information and Contemplative Thought

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We are living through a vast cognitive shift: Information has turned from a scarce resource into an abundant feature of life.
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5 Ways Cyborg Insects Could Change The World

5 Ways Cyborg Insects Could Change The World | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Scientists have made amazing progress lately in turning insects into cyborgs. Almost every week, there's another news story about cyborg insect first responders, or cockroach fuel cells.
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Would an Internet of Things Threaten the Internet of People?

Would an Internet of Things Threaten the Internet of People? | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
If 50 billion, or however many billion, devices share the same Internet as some 8 billion humans by the year 2020, will the weakest links in data security ...

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Short Sharp Science: A giant among moths

Short Sharp Science: A giant among moths | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it

ATLAS moths (Attacus atlas) are giants of the insect world. They are the largest moths known to exist, with a 25-centimetre wingspan. A common sight in south Asia, they can be found from India all the way to Papua New Guinea.

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The Wildlife of the London Underground

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Animals on the Underground is an on-going project that casts the London Underground as a wild menagerie of elusive animals, who disappear in and out the thicket of abstract lines which comprise the map of the Tube.

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BBC News - Can an app a day keep the doctor away?

BBC News - Can an app a day keep the doctor away? | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Using technology to self-diagnose and manage a whole encyclopaedia of medical conditions is becoming more common, but is wise to rely on them?
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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop. We don’t learn anything we don’t want to learn.
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How many neurons make a human brain? Billions fewer than we thought

How many neurons make a human brain? Billions fewer than we thought | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
James Randerson: A technique that involves turning the brain into 'soup' and counting the nuclei of nerve cells reveals that we're 14bn short...
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Redesigning People: How Medtech Could Expand Beyond the Injured

Redesigning People: How Medtech Could Expand Beyond the Injured | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Radical human modification is coming, like it or not, by the end of this century -- if not earlier. How much are you willing to alter yourself?

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Breakthrough sensor transmits data from orthopaedic implants

Breakthrough sensor transmits data from orthopaedic implants | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
A breakthrough sensor customised to provide vital, real time information about a patient's well being could make post-surgical diagnosis and follow up more precise, efficient and cost effective.
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Understanding the brain on dance

Understanding the brain on dance | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Scientists at Bangor University enlist the help of a professional dancer to better understand how brains process movement - and how we learn by observation.
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Google Fiber: Can ultra-fast internet change a city?

Google Fiber: Can ultra-fast internet change a city? | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Will Google's ultra-high-speed fibre optic internet service in Kansas City usher in a new era of industry and society - or just bring faster web browsing?
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CristinaSkyBox: The Web Generation - A Re-visit

CristinaSkyBox: The Web Generation - A Re-visit | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it

"We, the Web Kids" is definitely an article that all educators should read. Nevertheless, as someone who has been online for over 20 years now, I firmly believe that it is time to speak of netizens instead of focusing on the rift between the stereotypes of "digital native/digital immigrant". Being a netizen is one more social role we all have today and it is certainly not restricted to any particular age group.

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Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems - Download free content from Delft University of Technology on iTunes

Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems - Download free content from Delft University of Technology on iTunes | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Download or subscribe to free content from Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems by Delft University of Technology on iTunes.
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Dmitry Itskov: Welcome to the Global Future 2045

Dmitry Itskov.GF2045 General chair http://www.gf2045.com/...
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Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme

Flying robot quadrotors perform the James Bond Theme by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas, a cymbal, and the debut of an ...
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Future Day

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How should Future Day be celebrated? That is for us to decide, as the future unfolds! We would like to see Future Day adopted as an official holiday by governments on all levels around the world. We would like to see children do Future Day projects at school, exploring their ideas and passions about creating a better future. Future Day costume parties — why not? It makes at least as much sense as dressing up like witches and goblins! Businesses giving employees a day off from routine concerns, to think creatively about future projects Special Future Day issues of newspapers, magazines and websites Use your imagination — that’s what the future is all about!

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MITx: MIT's new online learning initiative

MITx: MIT's new online learning initiative | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
MITx will offer a portfolio of MIT courses for free to a virtual community of learners around the world...
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Linux computer the size of a thumb drive now available for preorder

Linux computer the size of a thumb drive now available for preorder | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
FXI's Cotton Candy computer, a tiny Linux system the size of a thumb drive, is now available for preorder.
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Social media and the change form information to formation

Social media and the change form information to formation | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
The change towards the creative economy has major implications for the nature of what we have called assets. In the industrial age, the assets were physical resources, plant and equipment. Most of ...
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Chew On This: Edible Silk Sensors To Monitor Your Food

Chew On This: Edible Silk Sensors To Monitor Your Food | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Silk is a marvelously versatile material that is useful in an incredibly wide variety of settings besides luxurious underwear. You can find it in surgical sutures, flexible electronics, and other biologically friendly applications.
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Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized)

Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized) | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
I love a good infographic! After all, knowledge is power and the visualization of data makes absorbing information all the easier. Well-designed infographics have a way of pulling me into a subject...
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MAKESHIFT // CATALOGUE // ARCHITECTURE SCHOOLS SHOULD BE DISSOLVED!*

MAKESHIFT // CATALOGUE // ARCHITECTURE SCHOOLS SHOULD BE DISSOLVED!* | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
Architecture news, opinions on architecture, buildings, sustainability, building technology,education; WELCOME TO MAKESHIFT An open-content fanzine about...
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We, the Web Kids

We, the Web Kids | DigitAG& journal | Scoop.it
A Polish author offers a manifesto (or an explanation) for a generation defined by its relationship to communication technology.
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