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3D Optical Scanning Makes 125-Year-Old Records Sing

3D Optical Scanning Makes 125-Year-Old Records Sing | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Scientists have managed to coax sound out of 125-year-old recordings using 3D optical scanning technology.

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Making Jony Ive a Knight sends UK Gov signal: 2012 is the year of tech

Making Jony Ive a Knight sends UK Gov signal: 2012 is the year of tech | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Honours and medals from Queens and Kings may be an alien concept in Silicon Valley, but they are a delightfully steam-punk tradition, still continued in a Britain which long ago said goodbye to its Empire, yet still has Knights and ‘Commander’ orders to hand out.

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It's Now Sir Jonathan Ive

It's Now Sir Jonathan Ive | Technoculture | Scoop.it

I hope you're ready for a day of iKnight jokes, because Apple's Senior Vice President of Industrial Design, Jonathan Ive, has officially been made a Knight Commander of the British Empire.

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NASA's Twin Spacecraft on Final Approach for Moon Orbit

NASA's Twin Spacecraft on Final Approach for Moon Orbit | Technoculture | Scoop.it

NASA's twin spacecraft to study the moon from crust to core are nearing their New Year's Eve and New Year's Day main-engine burns to place the duo in lunar orbit.

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Apple’s Terrific And Tumultuous 2011

Apple’s Terrific And Tumultuous 2011 | Technoculture | Scoop.it

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Those words seem to encapsulate Apple's 2011 perfectly. The year saw the company both became the most valuable company in the world and lose its founder, savior, visionary, and leader.

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Meet the Writer Being Sued for His 17,000 Twitter Followers

Meet the Writer Being Sued for His 17,000 Twitter Followers | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Tech reporter Noah Kravitz talks about the lawsuit filed by his former employer, PhoneDog, in what could be a landmark social media case.

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Hackers prepare space satellites

Hackers prepare space satellites | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Hackers unveil plans to build space satellites and a ground network of tracking stations to combat censorship of the internet.

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This Guy Holding a Chicken Is @Sweden. Is He Also the Future of Twitter?

This Guy Holding a Chicken Is @Sweden. Is He Also the Future of Twitter? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Sweden’s tourism ministry recently announced that the nation’s official Twitter account @Sweden would now be run by a new Swedish citizen each week.

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Anonymous 101 Part Deux: Morals Triumph Over Lulz

Anonymous 101 Part Deux: Morals Triumph Over Lulz | Technoculture | Scoop.it

In the beginning, there were lulz, pranks and a culture of trolling just to get a rise out of anyone. But despite many original Anons best efforts, Anonymous has grown up to become the net’s immune system, striking back whenever the hive mind perceived that the institutions that run the world crossed the line into hypocrisy.

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Sensing the deep ocean

Sensing the deep ocean | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Futuristic robots may be coming soon to an ocean near you. Sensorbots are spherical devices equipped with biogeochemical sensors, that promise to open a new chapter in the notoriously challenging exploration of earth's largest ecosystem -- the ocean.

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An Eerily Beautiful Music Video Shot With Xbox Kinect

An Eerily Beautiful Music Video Shot With Xbox Kinect | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Tim & Joe's lush music video for New Look's 'Nap on the Bow' creates a rippling underwater world with Xbox's 3D camera.

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Strange interview questions tech companies ask revealed

Strange interview questions tech companies ask revealed | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Glassdoor has released a number of strange questions tech companies ask at interview. Why are they asked, and what are the ‘right’ answers?

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10 Predictions for 2012

10 Predictions for 2012 | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Cringely breaks out the divining rod and Ouija board to come up with his top 10 tech predictions for the new year.

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Keeping Up With The Normals

Keeping Up With The Normals | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The holidays for most people who read this site involve answering a cornucopia of tech support questions for their relatives.

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The U.S. Is Busy Building Supercomputers, but Needs Someone to Run Them

The U.S. Is Busy Building Supercomputers, but Needs Someone to Run Them | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The U.S. is racing to build the world’s biggest supercomputers, but there’s still a missing component—scientists and engineers who know how to use them.

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UK Prime Minister To Get Personalised Government iPad App

UK Prime Minister To Get Personalised Government iPad App | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Need help running a country?There will soon be an Apple iPad app for that, thanks to British Government programmers.

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2011: The Year We Became The United States Of Trolling

2011: The Year We Became The United States Of Trolling | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Well, that about wraps up yet another shitty year of the new millennium.

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Casio’s New G-SHOCK Connects To Smartphones, Shows Incoming Calls, Emails, SMS

Casio’s New G-SHOCK Connects To Smartphones, Shows Incoming Calls, Emails, SMS | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Casio Japan is planning [JP] to roll out the G-SHOCK GB-6900 on March 16 next year, a wristwatch that connects to certain smartphones via Bluetooth LE (LE=low-energy, a standard that's baked into Bluetooth 4.0).

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Stephen Hawking needs a new technician

Stephen Hawking needs a new technician | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Sam Blackburn is the technician who for five years kept Stephen Hawking's communication systems running. Now Hawking is looking for a new Technical Assistant. To get a sense of the job, New Scientist interviewed Blackburn.

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The Hideous Marketing of 'Modern Warfare 3'

The Hideous Marketing of 'Modern Warfare 3' | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The game's commercial trivializes war to an extreme, setting a new low for video game advertising.

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In Memoriam: Tech Products We Lost Too Soon

In Memoriam: Tech Products We Lost Too Soon | Technoculture | Scoop.it

While many are offering their tech predictions for 2012, we thought we'd take a moment to remember those that have gone to the tech-product graveyard.

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An Early Version of Morse Code

An Early Version of Morse Code | Technoculture | Scoop.it

From the Samuel F. B.Morse collection at the Library of Congress, one of the earliest versions of the famous code.

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Reimagining Education as Networked, Participatory, Social, Global

Reimagining Education as Networked, Participatory, Social, Global | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Steve Hargadon is the Charlie Rose of technology, learning and teaching. His Teacher 2.0 site is essentially a megasized personal learning network for teachers.

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