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Buffy's choice: Joss Whedon gets political

Buffy's choice: Joss Whedon gets political | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
With Planned Parenthood controversy 'a hot button issue', Vampire Slayer torn over pregnancy...

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How to Protect Your Intellectual Property in the Cloud

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property in the Cloud | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
IT professionals know that handing data over to a third-party is always risky, but cloud computing creates unique concerns for IP.

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ICv2 - Digital Comics Triple in 2011

ICv2 - ICv2's estimate for the digital comics market in 2011 is $25 million. Second Life residents in the “Credit Union Island” game can sit through seminars and classes on finance skills, they can open up bank accounts, they can apply for credit, they can create a budget, and then they can actually spend their money on things in a pseudo economy.

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Coming Soon: DIY Solar Panels Made Out Of Grass Clippings

Coming Soon: DIY Solar Panels Made Out Of Grass Clippings | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

Today’s solar panels are made with relatively expensive materials in factories. The manufacturing process isn’t always clean. (Cow pies, methane & grass clippings.  ... After years of tweaking by other scientists, researchers at MIT have figured out how to chemically stabilize plant-derived photosystem-I (PS-I), the structures inside plant cells that perform photosynthesis, on a substrate that creates electric current when exposed to light--all using readily available materials. The newly created solar cell isolates PS-1 molecules, and with the help of zinc oxide nanowires, carries a current. The best part: a low-tech lab could replicate the results and improve on them. The field of biophotovoltaics has traditionally been limited to labs with lots of cash."

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First Sounds | Audio History

First Sounds strives to make humanity's earliest sound recordings available to all people for all time.

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Freelancers Union | Platform for an Independent Workforce

Freelancers Union | Platform for an Independent Workforce | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
Freelancers Union offers health insurance and other benefits, plus advocacy, solidarity, and resources for freelancers and independent workers.
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New super-Earth detected, 'best candidate' for supporting life

New super-Earth detected, 'best candidate' for supporting life | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
A new potentially life-bearing 'super-Earth' has been discovered orbiting a relatively nearby star.
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Eight Clever Things You Can Do with Your Underused Personal Domain Name

Eight Clever Things You Can Do with Your Underused Personal Domain Name | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

There are plenty of clever ways you can use your custom domain name to promote yourself, provide yourself with quick information, or just do something cool. 

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Millennials Look to Digital Word-of-Mouth to Drive Purchase Process - eMarketer

Millennials Look to Digital Word-of-Mouth to Drive Purchase Process - eMarketer | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

Younger consumers more likely to share purchase experiences with the masses. ...When trying to learn more about a brand, product or services, millennials and boomers were likely to trust user-generated content (51%) significantly more than any other form of information, including brand messaging, news articles and advertisements.

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Google "Undermines Privacy Safeguards" Says Lawmaker | ClickZ

Google "Undermines Privacy Safeguards" Says Lawmaker | ClickZ | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
Despite Google's recent response, it still appears that consumers will not be able to completely opt-out of data collection and information sharing among Google’s services
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Crowdfunding: Kickstarter Brings Risky Game Ideas To Life

Crowdfunding: Kickstarter Brings Risky Game Ideas To Life | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

“BlindSide is a passion project, so we would’ve made it happen however we needed to,” Rasmussen says. “[Without Kickstarter] it just would’ve taken much longer, and we would’ve had to cut a lot of corners.”

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The Story of Stuff Project

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The Story of Stuff Project creates short, easily shareable online movies that explore some of the key features of our relationship with Stuff—including how we can make things better. 

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Setting Limits on Children's Tech Time

Setting Limits on Children's Tech Time | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
That little guy staring at the screen up there would be my almost two-year-old son KJ, holding my wife's iPhone and playing Tiny Wings.
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Phlegm – The Hotel – Mark Blundell Photography

Phlegm – The Hotel – Mark Blundell Photography | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

If you like Street Art you should pay this website  a visit. Just click on the picture and go directly to this great site.


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The “New” SEO Secret Weapon | Copyblogger

The “New” SEO Secret Weapon | Copyblogger | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

What you need to know today to improve your site's search rankings. ... Improving your site quality means building a site that works for users first, and search engines second.

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The 20-to-1 Rule | Michael Hyatt

The 20-to-1 Rule | Michael Hyatt | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

The 20-to-1 rule represents a ratio. It means that you have to make 20 relational deposits for every marketing withdrawal.

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Personalized eCommerce Is Already Here, You Just Don’t Recognize It

Personalized eCommerce Is Already Here, You Just Don’t Recognize It | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

While the tech world waits patiently, expecting the solution to e-commerce personalization to look like Amazon ported to other online retailers, “Curated Web” companies like Pinterest are changing the game by changing the interface.

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The Power of Metaphor - Journal - mikejones.tv

The Power of Metaphor - Journal - mikejones.tv | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

In this compelling 10 min presentation for TED, John Geary distills the importance and power of metaphor for all human society - present in our everyday language and shaping (not always for the better) the way we see the world and behave in it. ... I Shake Things Up, Therefore I Am.

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Labor Efficiency: The Next Great Internet Disruption

Labor Efficiency: The Next Great Internet Disruption | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
A marketplace where tasks are accomplished by the right people, at the right time, and at the right price (not lowest price, the right price) may seem to favor the employer. But think about an independent who has very little overhead, can work from anywhere, at anytime, and for anyone and whose income potential is no longer limited by a single salary.
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DailyPag.es

Have DailyPag.es drop an occasional chapter in your inbox. Mix in some reading with your other daily tasks. Get smarter!

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How-To: Set up a home file server using FreeNAS

How-To: Set up a home file server using FreeNAS | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
What is FreeNAS you say? Put simply, it's is an operating system based on FreeBSD that brings with it a snazzy web interface for management, and all the protocols you need to share files between Windows, Mac and Linux. In other words, a perfect solution for your digital bookshelf.
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An Open Source Laser Sintering 3D Printer

An Open Source Laser Sintering 3D Printer | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
http://vimeo.com/29564093 Additive rapid prototyping in plastic materials is becoming quite accessible to home and hobby users.
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100 year old gamer uses Nintendo DS to keep her mind active

100 year old gamer uses Nintendo DS to keep her mind active | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

Kit, who turned 100 last week, only started playing video games at the age of 96, but she now relies on her DS console to keep her mind active. “The Nintendo has been a great help to me, it’s absolutely amazing. If there’s any secret to a long life it’s to think positive and keep your mind active.”

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ROME “3 Dreams of Black”

ROME “3 Dreams of Black” | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it
Check out “3 Dreams of Black” – a new an interactive film by Chris Milk. With music from the album “Rome” by Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi, featuring Jack White and Norah Jones.
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Social Media Marketing - 10 Inspiring Infographics | Jeffbullas's Blog

Social Media Marketing - 10 Inspiring Infographics | Jeffbullas's Blog | Stuff that Tweaks | Scoop.it

Amazing infographics that tell the tale of how social networks like Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube and Twitter work for content creators.

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