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La storia della tecnologia in un minuto, dallo Spectrum alla stampa 3D fino al nuovo Wired - Wired

La storia della tecnologia in un minuto, dallo Spectrum alla stampa 3D fino al nuovo Wired - Wired | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
60 secondi per trasportare un file dagli albori del PC fino al futuro prossimo venturo. Guarda e leggi cosa abbiamo combinato
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a wired original, antiga voz influente da tecnologia, é hoje pouco mais do que previsível proclamadora do empreendedorismo clicktivista do lucro fácil e e tecnologia inconsequente. a wired.uk é basicamente gadgets e brinquedos digitais com o toque wired. parece que resta à wired italiana o manter vivo o espírito de inovação cyberpunk da wired original.

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Outbreaks of Futurity
Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
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When was "going to the beach" invented?

When was "going to the beach" invented? | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Until the 18th century, the seashore was not a place most people would go to relax. In ancient times, it was where you might run into a variety of monsters like Scylla and Charybdis. The shore is a…
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IMG MGMT: Land Art and the Nuclear Landscape

IMG MGMT: Land Art and the Nuclear Landscape | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
In 1969, when a 23-year-old Michael Heizer drove his bulldozer into a patch of desiccated Nevada dirt to begin creating his seminal work Double Negative, he was out to do more than just buck the East Coast art establishment; he […]
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I think it’s time to bet on the guys with 21st century rockets

I think it’s time to bet on the guys with 21st century rockets | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A year ago Bezos and Musk's reusable rockets could be dismissed. No more.
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Glitch City

Glitch City | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
[Images: Via Wired UK]. Sites of urban infrastructure and other industrial facilities integral to municipal management, from fire stations to fuel depots, appear to be the target of deliberate eras…
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The world’s oldest computer is still revealing its secrets

The world’s oldest computer is still revealing its secrets | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
"It would be hard to dispute that this is the single most information-rich object that has been uncovered by archaeologists from ancient times," one researcher said.
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The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus’s Wife

The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus’s Wife | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A hotly contested, supposedly ancient manuscript suggests Christ was married. But believing its origin story requires a big leap of faith.
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How a GPS Glitch Can Change the Taste of Your Salad

How a GPS Glitch Can Change the Taste of Your Salad | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Much of the automated world depends on satellites. When one has a problem, it can cause startling butterfly effects.
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The Sky-Math Garden

The Sky-Math Garden | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
[Images: Via Peter Moore’s piece on “dueling weathermen” over at Nautilus]. As mentioned in the previous post, I recently had the pleasure of reading Peter Moore’s new book, The Weather Experiment.…
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Subverting Our New Space Overlords

Subverting Our New Space Overlords | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Governments and hedge funds are pulling economic data from daily satellite images of ports, farms, and even mall parking lots—here’s how they might be fooled. 
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GIF of the Day: Grow Cable by Iizawa Mio

GIF of the Day: Grow Cable by Iizawa Mio | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Whenever I forget my cell phone at home, it feels as if I left my third arm behind. Now, you can actually manifest your co-dependence to your mobile device with this curiosity. Buy this weird umbilical cord phone charger, Grow Cable by Japanese […]
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Immersive and Oceanic

Immersive and Oceanic | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
[Image: Undersea augmented reality headgear; courtesy of the U.S. Navy]. By now you’ve no doubt seen Hyper-Reality, the new short film produced by visualization wunderkind Keiichi Matsuda, whose ea…
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Next Big Future: Bigelow Expandable space station module has been expanded at the Space Station

Next Big Future: Bigelow Expandable space station module has been expanded at the Space Station | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists Are Spotting Ancient Ruins in Cold War Spy Photos

Archaeologists Are Spotting Ancient Ruins in Cold War Spy Photos | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The declassified images are a treasure trove for scientists who study the empires of antiquity.
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The Assault on Antidepressants

The Assault on Antidepressants | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Twenty-three years after Listening to Prozac, Peter Kramer comes to the drug’s defense.
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Next Big Future: Israel wants a $5 billion island off Gaza for a seaport, hotels, airport

Next Big Future: Israel wants a $5 billion island off Gaza for a seaport, hotels, airport | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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A World Without Uber

A World Without Uber | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
After Uber and Lyft shut down operations in Austin, a number of imaginative ridesharing alternatives have been filling the vacuum they left.
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Free speech is vital to human flourishing, but it’s in a decade-long slump | Aeon Videos

Freedom of expression and freedom of information aren’t just important for democracy, they’re also crucial to peace, economic growth and even food security. While the 20th century saw a worldwide expansion of free-speech protections, over the past decade, press freedom and human rights organisations have reported a troubling rise in governments cracking down on free speech, especially in areas related to digital communication. In this instalment of Aeon In Sight, Agnès Callamard, the director of Columbia University’s Global Freedom of Expression initiative, explains why free speech has been threatened by state-level responses to the rise of the internet and the international war on terror.
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Revealed: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

Revealed: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Laser technology reveals cities concealed under the earth which would have made up the world’s largest empire in 12th century
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Cabinets of Curiosities — History Unleashed — Medium

Cabinets of Curiosities - History Unleashed - Medium
The story of the very first museum
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Tall Travel Tales from 17th-Century Mexico, Mapped

Tall Travel Tales from 17th-Century Mexico, Mapped | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Giovanni Careri traveled far and wide, or so he said.
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The World’s Oldest Computer May Have Been Used to Predict the Future

The World’s Oldest Computer May Have Been Used to Predict the Future | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Discovered in an ancient shipwreck near Crete in 1901, the freakishly advanced Antikythera Mechanism has been called the world’s first computer. A decades-long investigation into the 2,000 year-old-device is shedding new light onto this mysterious device, including the revelation that it may have been used for more than just astronomy.
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Regret Is the Price We Pay for Free Will

Regret Is the Price We Pay for Free Will | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Feeling in control of your life is good for you, but it can also lead to heartbreak over mistakes and lost opportunities.
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e.CityGold: Autocarro eléctrico português estreia-se em Guimarães

e.CityGold: Autocarro eléctrico português estreia-se em Guimarães | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A CaetanoBus apresentou o novo autocarro para transporte urbano totalmente elétrico, e.CityGold, que foi desenvolvido totalmente em Portugal.
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