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The digital revolution? It's all a gift to the power of the state

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Simon Jenkins: From the Pentagon to Whitehall, caving in to fear of terror has given data intrusion and press restriction the best tunes
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NASA funds 3D food printer, to combat hunger in space and on Earth | ExtremeTech

NASA funds 3D food printer, to combat hunger in space and on Earth | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
The space agency recently awarded a $125,000 grant to a project aimed at 3D printing food for astronauts, and while the space agency's main concern is efficient food storage for long-haul space flights, creator Anjan Contractor hopes his technology...
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Cold fusion reactor independently verified, has 10,000 times the energy density of gas | ExtremeTech

Cold fusion reactor independently verified, has 10,000 times the energy density of gas | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
Against all probability, a device that purports to use cold fusion to generate vast amounts of power has been verified by a panel of independent scientists.
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► Flying Car - Terrafugia TF-X introduction

► INFOS: http://www.youcar.tv/?p=10196 Credit: Terrafugia.com
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Mozilla drags its feet on blocking third-party tracking cookies | ExtremeTech

Mozilla drags its feet on blocking third-party tracking cookies | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
Mozilla has been courting controversy with its move toward blocking some third-party cookies by default in Firefox. While preventing unvisited websites from setting cookies is undoubtedly good for consumers, advertisers are none too happy about it.
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Google and NASA buy a quantum computer, to research more intelligent AI | ExtremeTech

Google and NASA buy a quantum computer, to research more intelligent AI | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
The new Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab (QAIL), housed at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley and staffed by Google and NASA scientists, has become the second lab in the world to own a quantum computer.
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The next internet: A quest for speed | ExtremeTech

The next internet: A quest for speed | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
Building the next internet will require more than just fatter pipes. Better and smarter protocols, improved routing, and smarter applications will all be needed.
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Gay pride 1969 - 2004

Chaque été, quantité de villes organisent leur Gay Pride. En Suisse, Zürich, Genève, Lausanne, Fribourg, Berne, Sion et Neuchâtel ont accueilli la leur.
Mais pourquoi une "Gay Pride"?
Quelles sont les origines historiques de cette manifestation?
Flash-back 35 ans en arrière...

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[Phoronix] Google & MPEG LA Reach VP8 Agreement

Phoronix is the leading technology website for Linux hardware reviews, open-source news, Linux benchmarks, open-source benchmarks, distribution screenshots, interviews, and computer hardware tests.
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International Space Station switches from Windows to Linux, for improved reliability | ExtremeTech

International Space Station switches from Windows to Linux, for improved reliability | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
The United Space Alliance, which manages the computers aboard the International Space Station in association with NASA, has announced that the Windows XP computers aboard the ISS have been switched to Linux.
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AngularJS Hello World

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Teenage girl creates tiny device that could charge a smartphone in 20 seconds | ExtremeTech

Teenage girl creates tiny device that could charge a smartphone in 20 seconds | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
When you're out all day, it's a huge pain to charge your mobile devices.
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Why We Don't Have Flying Cars, Yet

Please read before commenting. Predictive Innovation analysis of Flying Cars and the next natural big innovation for ground based cars. One of the biggest re...
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Node.js and WebRTC go Together Like Peanut Butter and Chocolate - BlogGeek.me

Node.js and WebRTC go Together Like Peanut Butter and Chocolate - BlogGeek.me | For a Better World | Scoop.it
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[Phoronix] Firefox 22 Beta Enables WebRTC Support

Phoronix is the leading technology website for Linux hardware reviews, open-source news, Linux benchmarks, open-source benchmarks, distribution screenshots, interviews, and computer hardware tests.
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The digital revolution? It's all a gift to the power of the state

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Simon Jenkins: From the Pentagon to Whitehall, caving in to fear of terror has given data intrusion and press restriction the best tunes
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The accelerating internet: Performance drives revenues, user engagement | ExtremeTech

The accelerating internet: Performance drives revenues, user engagement | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
A new blog post from Google's Performance engineer has broken into why Internet performance matters, even when measured in millisecond timeframes. Things are improving, and the differences matter to corporate bottom lines.
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MIT creates autonomous flat-pack furniture assembling IKEABot | ExtremeTech

MIT creates autonomous flat-pack furniture assembling IKEABot | ExtremeTech | For a Better World | Scoop.it
You might not've realized it as you groggily rolled out of bed this morning, but you are now living in the future: Roboticists at MIT have created a robot that can autonomously assemble flat-pack IKEA furniture -- and just like us, it doesn't even...
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The WebM Open Media Project Blog: VP9 Codec Nears Completion

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Qui a tué la voiture électrique ?

L'EV1 fut la première voiture électrique de série produite par General Motors aux États-Unis et fut le seul véhicule de l'histoire de cette société à porter ...
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Defend the Open Web: Keep DRM Out of W3C Standards

There's a new front in the battle against digital rights management (DRM) technologies. These technologies, which supposedly exist to enforce copyright, have never done anything to get creative people paid.
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