Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions
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Explores writing, applications of thought and theory, solutions, engineering, design, DIY, Interesting approaches to problems, examples of interdisciplinary explorations and solutions.
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Bitcoin 2.0: Unleash The Sidechains | TechCrunch

Bitcoin 2.0: Unleash The Sidechains | TechCrunch | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
"Cryptocurrencies will create a fifth protocol layer powering the next generation of the Internet," says Naval Ravikant. "Our 2014 fund will be built during..
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30 Life Hacks Debunked - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 30) - YouTube

Ever wonder how many of those life hacks you see online really work? +Mental Floss  puts them to the test (albeit with a few flaws). Despite the title of the video, they only wind up debunking some of them!

 

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Net Neutrality and the Oil War

Net Neutrality and the Oil War | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
The debate is about "common carriers," a term that goes back to the railroad era.
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Creators, Curators, Instagram, and Snapchat | Pew Internet & American Life Project

Creators, Curators, Instagram, and Snapchat | Pew Internet & American Life Project | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Creators, Curators, Instagram, and Snapchat | Pew Internet & American Life Project

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Intel Sees a Future Where We Will Form “Relationships” with Our Gadgets: Scientific American

Intel Sees a Future Where We Will Form “Relationships” with Our Gadgets: Scientific American | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Company cultural anthropologist Genevieve Bell tells us to get ready to take our fondness for smartphones, tablets and other devices to the next level
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Interesting quote: "We talk about it as though it was one world, but we’ve truthfully been in a world of multiple Internets for at least a decade, even if you just talk about it in terms of physical infrastructure. [South] Korea has true two-way Internet—high-speed uploading and high-speed downloading, no throttle. On the other hand, in places like Australia download is a seven-to-one ratio to upload, which means it’s much easier to consume content than it is to create and share it. That means the Internet feels different [to people in different places]."

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 15, 2013 12:53 PM

This has some scary implications. Will we know how to unplug?