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Fake Occupy Central app targets activists’ smartphones with spyware

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A fraudulent smartphone app claiming to coordinate the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement has circulated online, a group of programmers said on Wednesday.

The spyware is disguised as an application for Android smartphones or tablets, Code4HK, a group of coders trying to improve government transparency in Hong Kong, said.

A screenshot of the information requested by the application.

Activists first received a link to the application in messages from a phone number unknown to them on Tuesday. “Check out this Android app designed by Code4HK for the coordination of Occupy Central!” the message read.

Lau Sau-yin, a spokeswoman for Occupy Central, said the organisation had nothing to do with the spyware. Code4HK also said that none of its members developed or distributed the application. “None of the Code4HK community has done any application on [Occupy Central] at the moment nor sent the message,” the statement read.
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Comment: How China teaches children maths so well

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What are the reasons for it? Many primary teachers have rather low levels of mathematical subject knowledge and confidence. Given this, it is not surprising that they prefer the burden of learning to be placed in the hands of pupils rather than having it in their own.
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How our botched understanding of 'science' ruins everything

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Intellectuals of all persuasions love to claim the banner of science. A vanishing few do so properly.


Science is the process through which we derive reliable predictive rules through controlled experimentation. That's the science that gives us airplanes and flu vaccines and the Internet. But what almost everyone meanswhen he or she says "science" is something different.


To most people, capital-S Science is the pursuit of capital-T Truth. It is a thing engaged in by people wearing lab coats and/or doing fancy math that nobody else understands. The reason capital-S Science gives us airplanes and flu vaccines is not because it is an incremental engineering process but because scientists are really smart people.

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Break The Silence

Mental illness doesn't discern between age, gender, region or economic situation. It is so common, and yet a study published in The Lancet in 2013 found that 79% of people with depression had experienced discrimination.

With this, at our first NCDFREE Bootcamp, we challenged 6 young leaders to come up with a short film concept answering 'how do we ensure we don't have another generation with a mental health taboo?’. They had two hours to finalise their idea.

Today we unveil their response! A short film called #BreaktheSilence.

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Only If You Are Serious About Science Communication & Education

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This platform is 100% built on a pay-what-you-want philosophy.

We firmly believe that science education and communication is crucial for the advancement of science. Tools and resources that facilitate this process should be as free as possible, easy accessible and easy to share and spread.

We know that this platform can only remain to exist, grow and ultimately excel, if you -the user- step up, support, honor and trust the system.

We’ve created these resources for everybody, regardless of your financial situation. If you can’t afford it, take it now. If you love it, chip in later when you can. If your financial situation allows you to contribute you’re helping others to get access to this material that normally couldn’t afford it.

Would you be willing to help by giving a donation? Every cent will help!

And we will keep on creating more and better resources.

Once you have it, share it, copy it, breathe it, spread the virus! YOU are science education!

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CyberGhost VPN NoSpyProxy

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Help us build the first #NoSpyProxy datacenter out of NSA reach!


Our military grade 256-AES encryption prevents cybercriminals from stealing your personal passwords, bank account, credit card details and documents. With CyberGhost VPN no one can get hold of your identity, location or IP address. We replace your personal IP address with one of ours, so you become truly anonymous on the web- undiscoverable, unidentifiable and fully secure. We constantly improve our product and offer solutions for Windows PCs, Apple Macintosh, iOS and Android devices.

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Four Ways to Spot a Great Teacher

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Parents should seek out educators who have outside intellectual lives, follow the data and ask terrific questions.


As students trundle back to the classroom, many parents will recognize my neighbors' frustration—and the anxiety that comes from trying to give your child the best possible education (especially if you can't afford to send them to private school). But in a landmark book this year, two sociologists, Angel L. Harris of Duke and Keith Robinson of the University of Texas at Austin, found that many things parents obsess over—checking homework nightly, volunteering at their kids' schools—have no measurable impact on student achievement.


Economists have discovered that teachers with high SAT scores or perfect college GPAs are generally no better for their students than teachers with less impressive credentials. But teachers with large vocabularies are better at their jobs because this trait is associated with being intelligent, well-read and curious.


Effective educators reject the idea that smarts are something that only some students have; they expect all children to perform at high levels, even those who are unruly, learning disabled or struggling with English.


According to the scholar John Hattie, when teachers focus lessons on concepts that are broader than those on multiple-choice tests, children's scores on higher-level assessments—like those that require writing—increase. How can you identify a high-quality question in your child's schoolwork? It tests for conceptual, not factual, understanding—not "When did the Great Depression occur?" but "What economic, social and political factors led to the Great Depression?"

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How to install OS X Yosemite beta without ruining your Mac

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Install the OS X 10.10 Yosemite without ruining your Mac by following these step-by-step instructions.
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Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek

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Fresh powder beckoned 16 expert skiers and snowboarders into the backcountry. Then the snow gave way.
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a massive content creation by New York Times.. interactive news

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Ice Cream Cupcakes! {Pretty in Pink}

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Ice Cream Cupcakes! {Pretty in Pink} Ice Cream Cupcakes are SO good! You may remember the {Cake Batter} Ice Cream Cupcakes that I made last year. They were such a big hit with everyone so I decided to make some more!
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About | LEAP Motion

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Say goodbye to your mouse and keyboard.

Leap represents an entirely new way to interact with your computers. It’s more accurate than a mouse, as reliable as a keyboard and more sensitive than a touchscreen. For the first time, you can control a computer in three dimensions with your natural hand and finger movements.

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Buy Prescription Eyeglasses Online | Firmoo.com

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Kim FLINTOFF - Domains and Web Hosting

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Domain names and web hosting at some of the best prices on the web.
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Govt being too hasty on “radical” fee deregulation: Chapman

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THE Abbott government is moving too fast with too little expertise on its “radical” plan to deregulate university fees and needs to consider instead simply raising the current price cap as an interim measure, the architect of the HECS loan system has warned.
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With the Cabinet so full of priveleged elite, and none of them them having anything real to lose as a consequence of their policies, it's not hard to see why they don't understand the criticisms...

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UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change

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Revisiting the fundamentals of traditional curricula 
R / Evolution: what "R" would mean for Education 

Barcelona, December 1-2, 2014

The UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) organises its X International Seminar, which  will take place in Barcelona (Spain) on December 1-2, 2014.

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Futures Thinking and Sustainable Development

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Recommended Site for Green and Sustainability

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The Future of Data Storage [Infographic]

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Ebuyer has prepared an infographic outlining how data storage has progressed so far and where it is heading.

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The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
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Andrew Stewart, Esq.'s curator insight, September 14, 3:32 PM

The  evolution of data storage has been very interesting to watch, I can remember buying audio tapes, then compact disks, them digital music downloads, now we are entering into a new technology like Trent Reznor's Beats, which allows full access to any and all music for a relatively small fee.


Other types of Data storage have evolved even more dynamically, evidenced by the following infographic.

OXY GREY's curator insight, September 24, 10:00 AM

Le future du stockage... excellente infographie.

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6 Technology Challenges Facing Education

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Despite increasingly widespread adoption of technologies in virtually every aspect of K-12 education, significant challenges are preventing widespread effective implementation. According to researchers, though some of those challenges are systemic and some related to the technologies themselves, teachers and education leaders share in the blame as well.
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Private schools: more homework but no academic advantage says OECD

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Australian private school students spend two hours a week more on homework than their public school counterparts but do not perform better academically when socio-economic advantage is taken into account, according to a major OECD report into educational performance. 
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Dating and Auditioning: The Web Series. Dating & Auditioning. DNA.

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Dating and Auditioning is a web series that chronicles the highs and lows (but mostly lows) of dating and auditioning (shocker) in New York City. Alice works to discover herself and what she wants for her career and her love life - sound like any of the 20-somethings you know?  Six different actresses play the role of Alice throughout the 12 episode web series, in order to emphasize that “Alice” represents more than one girl; her experiences with dating and auditioning are universal for NY's 20-somethings.
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Unassembled Laser Cut Kit for Google Cardboard VR | Unofficial Cardboard

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Laser Cut Kit for Google Cardboard VR by Unofficial Cardboard
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20 Delicious and Cheap Dinners For Two

Simple, cheap dinners don't have to skimp on flavour—here are 20 ideas for low-cost, delicious meals for two.
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MyNetSale: Get into the circle!

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Mynetsale.com.au provides instant access to current and to designer labels at up to 75% off retail. Our members will find something new every day for Women, Men, Children and Home along with exclusive one-off travel packages.
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USB Rechargeable Wireless Bluetooth V2.0 82-Key Keyboard Aluminum Alloy Case for Apple iPad 2 - Free Shipping - DealExtreme

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USB Rechargeable Wireless Bluetooth V2.0 82-Key Keyboard Aluminum Alloy Case for Apple iPad 2 - Free Shipping - DealExtreme...

 

Several people have asked about where I got mine.  Well here it is.  Read the descriptions carefully - be aware that delivery times can fluctuate - they are coming from mainland China via Hong Kong Post.  But at $25 it's 1/2 or 1/3 of proprietary devices.

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The Clymb | The Gear You Need. Up to 70% Below Retail.

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The Clymb provides member pricing on the planet's most sought-after outdoor brands...
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