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Would Henri Cartier-Bresson have used a cameraphone?

Would Henri Cartier-Bresson have used a cameraphone? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The demise of the cheap compact camera was inevitable, and we're all street photographers now. But given the chance, would Cartier-Bresson have swapped his Leica for a smartphone?

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Pirate Bay Block Prompts Anonymous to Launch DDOS Attack

Pirate Bay Block Prompts Anonymous to Launch DDOS Attack | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Anonymous has struck the websites of two anti-piracy organizations, a day after Finnish ISP Elisa blocked access to The Pirate Bay search engine in response to an injunction requested by one of the organizations.

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Motor shoes developed for commuting

Motor shoes developed for commuting | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A pair of motorised shoes with wheels have been developed by Action Inc to help pedestrians get to their destinations faster, while having more fun along the way.

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Chinese writers suing Apple over alleged pirated e-books

Chinese writers suing Apple over alleged pirated e-books | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Apple is being sued by a group of Chinese writers over hosting allegedly pirated versions of their work. The group is seeking around $1.22 million in compensation.

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Stephen Hawking's New PC

Stephen Hawking's New PC | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The acclaimed physicist and author of 'A Brief History of Time' uses a custom-built PC that's hand delivered and set up for his use.

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The Surprising Path Of Artificial Intelligence

The Surprising Path Of Artificial Intelligence | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Vinod Khosla: Artificial intelligence touches our lives in the form of chess computers that are better than most humans, computers beating the best humans at Jeopardy, intelligent ad targeting, Microsoft Kinect recognizing human motion and even amazingly, Google’s self-driving car that drove itself from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

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Doctorow’s Omen Shows Why We Need To Ban DRM

Doctorow’s Omen Shows Why We Need To Ban DRM | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Cory Doctorow held a presentation just before the turn of the year, showing how the current copyright wars are just a skirmish in the battles yet to come.

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Watch 3D without the glasses

Watch 3D without the glasses | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Watch this video on CNET TV: At Las Vegas, Senior Editor David Katzmaier gives us a First Look at Samsung's newest 3D TV, sans glasses.

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Stereotype Debunked: Women Buy More Technology Than Men

Stereotype Debunked: Women Buy More Technology Than Men | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Women are more likely than men to purchase tablets, laptops and smartphones, according to a new study.

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The Waning Influence of the Consumer Electronics Show

The Waning Influence of the Consumer Electronics Show | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The Consumer Electronics Show, which has birthed tech game-changers like the VCR, camcorder and Xbox, isn't expected to be all that exciting this year.

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Man tries to sell son on Facebook for $20 million

Man tries to sell son on Facebook for $20 million | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Saud bin Nasser Al Shahry of Saudi Arabia wants to sell his son on Facebook for $20 million. He says it’s the only way to avoid poverty, but some believe it could be a publicity stunt.

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5th Edition D&D Is In Development — Should We Care?

5th Edition D&D Is In Development — Should We Care? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Wizards of the Coast announces a crowd-sourced effort for developing the next iteration of its venerable tabletop RPG, but will this be enough to bring back a fractured fan community?

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Technology in film: Death by a thousand cuts

Technology in film: Death by a thousand cuts | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A recent report by IHS, a market-research outfit, predicts that by 2013 mainstream usage of 35mm prints to project movies will cease altogether in America and digital projection will take over. By 2015 theatres around the world will follow suit.

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Google Fuses Google+ Into Search — And There Are Bigger Changes Afoot

Google Fuses Google+ Into Search — And There Are Bigger Changes Afoot | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Google is launching an update to its core search engine at Google.com that continues this trend — and then some. They’re calling it 'Search plus Your World.'

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Skype is killing long distance, one minute at a time

Skype is killing long distance, one minute at a time | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Skype is killing long-distance phone calls, minutes at a time. In fact, the growing popularity of the service has seen it steal minutes away from the phone companies. And for consumers that is good news.

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Here Come the Drones

Here Come the Drones | Technoculture | Scoop.it

These popular, unmanned aircraft will eventually fall into the hands of hostile nations and terrorists.

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Decisive moment? Smartphones steal focus from point-and-shoot cameras

Decisive moment? Smartphones steal focus from point-and-shoot cameras | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Camera sales fell 30% in 2011 as experts predict snapshot device may go way of satnav and landline.

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Entire DNA sequence now available for less than £700

Entire DNA sequence now available for less than £700 | Technoculture | Scoop.it

An American company is offering clients the chance to have their entire genetic sequence of DNA read for $1,000 (£646).

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The Real and Virtual Worlds Are Melting Together

The Real and Virtual Worlds Are Melting Together | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Social science studies increasingly suggest that the divide between the virtual and real worlds is narrowing. Our experiences of reality may no longer constitute a duality.

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It Is Time To Stop Pretending To Endorse The Copyright Monopoly

It Is Time To Stop Pretending To Endorse The Copyright Monopoly | Technoculture | Scoop.it

By Rick Falkvinge, founder of the Swedish Pirate Party.

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Social Media Tracks Disease Spread

Social Media Tracks Disease Spread | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Analysis of social media and internet news reports can enable researchers to track a disease outbreak faster than conventional medical notifications.

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Salmon DNA used in data storage device

Salmon DNA used in data storage device | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Scientists from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany have created a 'write-once-read-many-times' (WORM) memory device, that combines electrodes, silver nanoparticles, and salmon DNA.

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Airplane To Make Global 'Green Flight'

Airplane To Make Global 'Green Flight' | Technoculture | Scoop.it

An aircraft launches on a 60,000-mile odyssey to study the atmosphere and show how far a gallon of gas can take you.

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Where to watch CES live online

Where to watch CES live online | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Want to catch all the action at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, but didn't make it out to Las Vegas?

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Is Your Child Really Happy on Facebook?

Is Your Child Really Happy on Facebook? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

It used to be that the vast majority of interactions and friendship forming took place in the real world – at and after school; on the weekends, at parties and the movies; and through ongoing team sports programs. But the rise of Facebook and other social networks has changed all that.

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