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QBO and the mirror. What if...

QBO and the mirror. What if... | Technoculture | Scoop.it

This video corresponds to a small experiment in which we put Qbo in front of the mirror to see if he can learn to recognize himself.

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The Louvre Scores 5,000 Nintendo 3DSs To Spice Up Their Audio Tours

The Louvre Scores 5,000 Nintendo 3DSs To Spice Up Their Audio Tours | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Nintendo will be providing 5,000 3DSs to the French museum this March as part of the museum’s push to appeal to a more modern audience.

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Google Zeitgeist 2011: It's Apple's World

Google Zeitgeist 2011: It's Apple's World | Technoculture | Scoop.it

You can talk about Windows, you can play with Android, but according to Google, what people really wanted to know about in 2011 was Apple products, Apple services, and, oh yes, Apple.

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Apple Announces Plans To Release Steve Jobs 2

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that in 2012 the company will release the Steve Jobs 2, an updated version of the revolutionary Apple founder featuring a richer, deeper voice and a sleek new white turtleneck.

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Secret Chinese Warship Photographed By Denver Satelite Company

Secret Chinese Warship Photographed By Denver Satelite Company | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Commercial satellite company, DigitalGlobe Inc., announced that it has an image of the People’s Republic of China’s first functional aircraft carrier. The image was taken during the carrier’s first sea trial in the Yellow Sea.

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Will Amazon Soon Spy On You Through Your Kindle?

Will Amazon Soon Spy On You Through Your Kindle? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

We don't need to tell you how big an issue tracking software is. What we do need to tell you about is a new patent from Amazon that lays out its plan to track and predict your movements via mobile devices.

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Toward Silent Computing

Toward Silent Computing | Technoculture | Scoop.it

An ambient audiophile's quest to mute each and every sound his MacBook Air's hardware and software make.

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Universal Music uses false copyright claim to censor news program about its false copyright claim

Universal Music uses false copyright claim to censor news program about its false copyright claim | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The saga of Universal Music's fraudulent attempt to censor the video major music recording artists produced in support of MegaUpload continues. Not content with perjuring themselves with a false claim of ownership via YouTube's takedown system, Universal has now sent a takedown notice to censor a news report that reproduced the video.

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One-quarter of Europeans offline, and have never seen a LOLcat

One-quarter of Europeans offline, and have never seen a LOLcat | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Around 100 million Europeans have never been online, casting doubt over how far the Internet actually reaches.

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'Alter Ego': Portraits of Gamers Next to Their Avatars

'Alter Ego': Portraits of Gamers Next to Their Avatars | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Unexpected and often moving human faces sit behind their fantastical digital bodies.

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Who's Opposed To .XXX Domain Names? Not Exactly Who You'd Think

Who's Opposed To .XXX Domain Names? Not Exactly Who You'd Think | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The group selling .xxx addresses online says it makes it easier to identify adult content and block it for children. But that won't happen if adult entertainment companies don't move their sites — and some of them hate the new suffix.

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China-Based Hacking of 760 Companies Shows Cyber Cold War

China-Based Hacking of 760 Companies Shows Cyber Cold War | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Google Inc. and Intel Corp. were logical targets for China-based hackers, given the solid-gold intellectual property data stored in their computers. An attack by cyber spies on iBahn, a provider of Internet services to hotels, takes some explaining.

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NASA Plans to Wrangle Comets With New Harpoon

NASA Plans to Wrangle Comets With New Harpoon | Technoculture | Scoop.it

NASA is testing a new harpoon to collect surface samples off asteroids and comets that were once unreachable.

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SOPA Supporters Outed as Content Pirates on YouHaveDownloaded Database?

SOPA Supporters Outed as Content Pirates on YouHaveDownloaded Database? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

As heat continues to build around SOPA, one site is taking matters into its own hands to out opponents of piracy as pirates themselves.

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ICBM silo and air park for sale

ICBM silo and air park for sale | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The Atlas-F missile sites were activated in 1961, and after a short operational period, were decommissioned in 1965.

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U.S. Teen Mobile Data Usage Triples

U.S. Teen Mobile Data Usage Triples | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Teens ages 13 to 17 used 256% more mobile data in the third quarter of 2011 than in the same time period in 2010.

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Russian Internet watchdog proposes bills to fight child porn, online extremism

Russian Internet watchdog proposes bills to fight child porn, online extremism | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Russia’s League of Internet Security proposed on Wednesday creating a blacklist of websites containing child pornography and 'other prohibited information' and oblige Internet providers to block such sites.

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Titans of social networking and left politics unite to form media start-up

Titans of social networking and left politics unite to form media start-up | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Facebook co-founder joins MoveOn president and former Onion editor to create viral network devoted to progressive causes.

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Interactive TV: Finally, something worth watching

Interactive TV: Finally, something worth watching | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A new generation of smart televisions is about to do to conventional television, and its handmaiden the advertising industry, what iTunes did to the music business.

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Presenting Computer Engineer Barbie

Presenting Computer Engineer Barbie | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The shortfall of women in IT jobs highlights a range of causes for gender inequality in the field.

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How a 140-Character Twitter Resume Could Land Your Next Job

How a 140-Character Twitter Resume Could Land Your Next Job | Technoculture | Scoop.it

In essence, a Twesume is a short bio or resume condensed into 140 characters or less, which can be tweeted, messaged or emailed to potential employers.

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Underwater Superstructure In Mediterranean To Track Neutrinos

Underwater Superstructure In Mediterranean To Track Neutrinos | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Seriously, the underground CERN has got nothing on this soon-to-be-realized project.

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In Cuba, Dial-Up Internet Is A Luxury

In Cuba, Dial-Up Internet Is A Luxury | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Many Cubans have been dreaming of greater Internet access for years. But for now, it remains one of the world's least connected countries.

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IndieCity seeks to become the Amazon of indie games

IndieCity seeks to become the Amazon of indie games | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Online marketplace IndieCity has opened to the public, offering a range of independently produced games and an interesting recommendation engine.

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The Technology Helping Repressive Regimes Spy

The Technology Helping Repressive Regimes Spy | Technoculture | Scoop.it

As protesters in the Middle East use social media to communicate, the regimes they're battling are using sophisticated technology to intercept their emails and text messages.

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