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Colin Powell: Kids need structure | Video on TED.com

TED Talks How can you help kids get a good start? In this heartfelt and personal talk, Colin Powell, the former U.S.
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Colin Powell says a lot in a few minutes.  We all can use some structure.

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Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn’t a broken person | Video on TED.com

Need to be inspired, watch this.  TED Talks Cross-country skier Janine Shepherd hoped for an Olympic medal -- until she was hit by a truck during a training bike ride. She shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery.

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Eddie Obeng: Smart failure for a fast-changing world | Video on TED.com

TED Talks The world is changing much more rapidly than most people realize, says business educator Eddie Obeng -- and creative output cannot keep up.
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Unbelievable jam session!!!! Usman Riaz and Preston Reed: A young guitarist meets his hero | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Usman Riaz is a 21-year-old whiz at the percussive guitar, a style he learned to play by watching his heroes on YouTube.
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cool stuff - flying in space Jon Nguyen: Tour the solar system from home | Video on TED.com

cool stuff - flying in space Jon Nguyen: Tour the solar system from home | Video on TED.com | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
TED Talks Want to navigate the solar system without having to buy that expensive spacecraft?
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5 of the best Google doodles | Blog | Computer Arts magazine

5 of the best Google doodles | Blog | Computer Arts magazine | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
We asked Google's team of talented doodlers to come up with just five of their favourite Google doodles. These are the ones that they chose...
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spydergrrl on the web: NASA's 35 Year Old Voyager Probe Amazingly Nears Edge of the Solar System (Updated)

spydergrrl on the web: NASA's 35 Year Old Voyager Probe Amazingly Nears Edge of the Solar System (Updated) | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
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A123 says new battery technology to make EVs cheaper

A123 says new battery technology to make EVs cheaper | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - A123 Systems Inc said it has developed a lithium ion battery technology that could eliminate the need for cooling and heating systems and reduce the cost of electric vehicles.The technology,...
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Personal Data in Old Computers at Risk - NBC Connecticut

Personal Data in Old Computers at Risk - NBC Connecticut | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
Personal Data in Old Computers at RiskNBC ConnecticutYou know, all the personal things that you put on your computer: the banks...everything you have online. It's extremely important," Helen Daigle said.
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Recycling PCs and Other Gadgets: Think Before You Toss to Benefit Green Tech

Recycling PCs and Other Gadgets: Think Before You Toss to Benefit Green Tech | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
Want to get rid of an old PC, phone, or some other gadget? Here are places you can go to dispose of stuff in a green way. You might pick up a wad of cash, too.
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Deciding upon Systems For Authority Website Design Techniques ...

Deciding upon Systems For Authority Website Design Techniques ... | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
Tagged as:advice authority business career Computer education General how to internet learn marketing misc miscellaneous News review self Software tech Training uncategorized web website work. Filed under: Computers ...
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Generating Electricity at Home Methods

Generating Electricity at Home Methods | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
Generating Electricity at Home Methods . Without utilize any generating electricity technique in the house, the expense of electrical energy...
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Introduction to Distance Learning: How has the Advent of Internet Helped the Online Education Industry to Grow

Introduction to Distance Learning: How has the Advent of Internet Helped the Online Education Industry to Grow | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
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Cameron Russell: Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Cameron Russell admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks.
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This is a good talk for all our young women and every young person.  You could say the same things about football players, or basketball players, or actors.

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Insight: Jerusalem - At Peace or in Pieces?

Watch this timely video - Jerusalem remains a crucial factor in the Middle East and in world politics. The Old City is often at the center of angry clashes between Palestinians and Is...

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Scott Fraser: Why eyewitnesses get it wrong | Video on TED.com - how good is your memory?

TED Talks Scott Fraser studies how humans remember crimes -- and bear witness to them. How good is your memory

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I do not now if this is vapor or not but neat! Project Glass: what you need to know

I do not now if this is vapor or not but neat! Project Glass: what you need to know | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
Everything we know so far about Google's glasses; what are they, what they do and when you'll be able to buy them.
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Google Drive: One of the Best Things to Happen to the Web

Google Drive: One of the Best Things to Happen to the Web | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
I remember when I bought my first MacBook. I had been waiting two years to make the exciting switch to Apple, and once I did, I knew I’d never go back. I even remember the day I turned it on....
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5 Ways Technology Has Changed Teaching

1) Greater Access to Information With the creation of the internet, it has become much easier to access valuable sources of information that would otherwise be physically out of reach ...
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Damian Palin: Mining minerals from seawater | Video on TED.com

Damian Palin: Mining minerals from seawater | Video on TED.com | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
TED Talks The world needs clean water, and more and more, we're pulling it from the oceans, desalinating it, and drinking it. But what to do with the salty brine left behind?
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California's taking the lead on self-driving cars - Sacramento Bee

California's taking the lead on self-driving cars - Sacramento Bee | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
California's taking the lead on self-driving carsSacramento BeeBut the push is generating concerns about the reliability of the technology and questions about whether Californians, known for their love of driving, will turn over control of their...
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Good Food for Thought - What is Green Computing? | Eco-Friendly Journal

Good Food for Thought - What is Green Computing? | Eco-Friendly Journal | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
Green computing refers to environmentally sustainable computing. It is also the environmentally responsible use of computers and related resources. It is called green IT, which stands for Information Technology.
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Thunderbolt Interface to Receive Green Light from Mainboard Makers in Second Half of 2012 - Rumour - X-bit labs

Thunderbolt Interface to Receive Green Light from Mainboard Makers in Second Half of 2012 - Rumour - X-bit labs | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
Thunderbolt Interconnection to Make It to Mainstream Systems Later in 2012...
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.: Nano Technology :: Nano-Chips To Power Computers, Phones Of The Future

.: Nano Technology :: Nano-Chips To Power Computers, Phones Of The Future | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it

British scientists are playing a key role in the drive to make electronic gadgets smaller, smarter and even more powerful. Researchers from five universities are designing a new generation of ‘nano-electronic’ circuits (chips) that will power the computers and mobile phones of the future. The circuits may also make possible entirely new forms of electronic device that could benefit a range of sectors, including entertainment, communications and medicine.

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From Vision Publisher David Hulme: Technological Disconnect

From Vision Publisher David Hulme: Technological Disconnect | Mind of a Technologist | Scoop.it
Life has sped up of late. Many of us are connected all the time, constantly attentive, always replying, never quiet. But is this helpful?
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