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Social Movements Don't Need Social Media

Social Movements Don't Need Social Media | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Groups like Occupy Wall Street embraced the open-source logic of the Internet as an organizing principle. It explains a lot about why movements fail.
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SHIFT – A roadmap to economically distributed automation

SHIFT – A roadmap to economically distributed automation | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The urgency to change narratives of Ai is key, it will only create unwanted consequences, if that is what we seek.
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Alice and Bob: The World’s Most Famous Cryptographic Couple

A History of Alice and Bob, by Quinn DuPont and Alana Cattapan (created 2017).
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Throwback Thursday, Nam June Paik: Because Almost All of the Audience is Uninvited

Throwback Thursday, Nam June Paik: Because Almost All of the Audience is Uninvited | Research_topic | Scoop.it
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Ten more technologies which could change our lives

Ten more technologies which could change our lives | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Written by Christian Kurrer, with James Tarlton Technological developments, even those still at an early stage, could massively impact our lives in the very short- or longer-term future. To draw attention to ten specific technologies, but also to promote further reflection about other innovations, EPRS is publishing 'Ten more technologies which could change our lives'…
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What Interacting With Robots Might Reveal About Human Nature

What Interacting With Robots Might Reveal About Human Nature | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The most urgent question for people is not whether machines will take their jobs, but how machines will change the way they behave in society.
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How the Camera Phone was Invented

How the Camera Phone was Invented | Research_topic | Scoop.it
When Philippe Kahn rushed his wife to the hospital to give birth in 1997, he had his camera, his laptop, his phone, and his soldering iron (which just happened to be in the car with his other tools). He wanted to share pictures of the new baby with family and friends immediately, but there was no internet connection in the delivery room. So he spent the labor time figuring out how to send a picture through his phone.   [https://vimeo.com/221117048] (vimeo link)The result was the world's firs
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3 Free 3D Scanning Apps that don't require extra Hardware

3 Free 3D Scanning Apps that don't require extra Hardware | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Hands-on Comparison of Free Photogrammetry Apps for iOS and Android: 123D Catch vs. Trnio vs. Scann3D. With example 3D Captures!
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Boeing Images - William Fetter's Boeing Man

William Fetter's Boeing Man - BI224201

William Fetter (1928-2002), a Boeing art director, was the first person to draw a human figure using a computer. This figure is known as the
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Boeing Man(1964):the origin of realistic algorithmic human figures | Papers | EVA | 2012 | Conferences by year | Conference archive | eWiC - Electronic Workshops in Computing

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Automation To Hit Poorer Workers Hardest, Says Report

Automation To Hit Poorer Workers Hardest, Says Report | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The proliferation of robots and AI into the workplace will make social inequality even worse and lead to significant job losses, according to a BCG report.
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View and Print 3D Models of Smithsonian Artifacts

View and Print 3D Models of Smithsonian Artifacts | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Smithsonian X 3D (SIx3D) offers a neat way for students to learn about artifacts from the Smithsonian museums. The site is the result of
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Audi knows millennials will have to deal with self-driving boredom

Audi knows millennials will have to deal with self-driving boredom | Research_topic | Scoop.it
During Audi's elaborate introduction of its new (Level 3 autonomous) A8 in Barcelona, it also talked about the 25th Hour, a research project it says wil
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prosthetic knowledge — Playful Palette: An Interactive Parametric Color...

Playful Palette: An Interactive Parametri
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Encyclopedia CD-ROM History: How They Killed Books

The fast demise of the physical encyclopedia came about thanks to an upstart publisher, an indecisive giant, and the world’s biggest software company.
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Additive Manufacturing could be used to rapidly make Prototype or custom weapons | NextBigFuture.com

Additive Manufacturing could be used to rapidly make Prototype or custom weapons | NextBigFuture.com | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Additive Manufacturing could be used to rapidly make Prototype or custom weapons
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Hacking the Nazis: The secret story of the women who broke Hitler's codes - TechRepublic

Hacking the Nazis: The secret story of the women who broke Hitler's codes - TechRepublic | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Of the 10,000-plus staff at the Government Code and Cypher School during World War II, two-thirds were female. Three veteran servicewomen explain what life was like as part of the code-breaking operation during World War II.
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The iPhone Was Inevitable

The iPhone Was Inevitable | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Apple changed the world when it launched the iPhone 10 years ago, but the technological march toward computers in everyone’s pockets began long before that.
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123D Catch Alternative: ReCap 360 Mobile Workflow - 3D Scan Expert

123D Catch Alternative: ReCap 360 Mobile Workflow - 3D Scan Expert | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The 123D Catch has been discontinued, but on Android you can still use Autodesk's Photogrammetry engine and upload the results to Sketchfab — for free!
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Avatar history - Virtual Verification Technology - VHE GmbH

Everything began with an utopia: the human body in the virtual space. From the viewpoint of the modern computers, the tools of the 80’s were primitive and the result, the OSCAR was also very simple but it worked and turned out to be a pioneer. This dream guided us to our current developments, like the Virtual Verification Technology and the high-tech version of the first digital human models.
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Vanishing Point: How the Light Grid Defined 1980s Futurism

Vanishing Point: How the Light Grid Defined 1980s Futurism | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Of all the visual shorthand for a particular type of outmoded futurism, one of the most immediately recognizable must be the light grid.
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Portugal: Os alunos sabem tudo de tecnologias?

Portugal: Os alunos sabem tudo de tecnologias? | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Criaram-se em Portugal alguns mitos em torno das tecnologias de informação e comunicação, sobretudo, muito fáceis de transmitir para a opinião pública.
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Computed Curation – Curating photography with neural networks

Computed Curation – Curating photography with neural networks | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Created by Philipp Schmitt (with Margot Fabre), 'Computed Curation' is a photobook created by a computer. Taking the human editor out of the loop, it uses
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