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Shane Meadows, digital technology and the making of This is England 88

Shane Meadows, digital technology and the making of This is England 88 | Technoculture | Scoop.it

How digital cameras saved Shane Meadows' sanity and defined the look and feel of the latest This is England instalment.

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James Parkes's curator insight, May 9, 2014 11:21 AM

Can't wait for the new series!

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Jingle Bells in space: the historic recording

Jingle Bells in space: the historic recording | Technoculture | Scoop.it

On December 16 1965, the Gemini 6 crew played Jingle Bells while in Earth's orbit.

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Now At 1.4M Members, Fab.com Turns Up The Social With A ‘Live Feed’

Now At 1.4M Members, Fab.com Turns Up The Social With A ‘Live Feed’ | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Fab.com, the ridiculously fast growing e-commerce startup, is launching a new social shopping feature today that lets members view and interact with any activity on the design flash sales site in real-time.

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Microrobots to embark on 'Fantastic Voyage' through the body

Microrobots to embark on 'Fantastic Voyage' through the body | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Tel Aviv University is developing a 'capsule endoscope' that can be guided through the digestive tract with precise control using a magnetic field.

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Why Eric Schmidt's prediction about Android vs. iOS development is dead wrong

Why Eric Schmidt's prediction about Android vs. iOS development is dead wrong | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Google Chariman Eric Schmidt recently addressed an Android user lamenting the fact that that mobile apps are often released on Apple’s iOS platform well before they finally reach Android. Schmidt cooly and curiously explained that this dynamic will change in just 6 months. Here's why he's wrong.

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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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British Facebook Users Are Intoxicated in 76% of Their Photos

British Facebook Users Are Intoxicated in 76% of Their Photos | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The average British person is under the influence of alcohol in three-quarters of of his or her tagged Facebook photos, according to a new study.

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New York Times makes the right transition: from print to technology

New York Times makes the right transition: from print to technology | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Media companies need to embrace technology not merely as a means to an end (be it print or web), but as core factor.

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Fight Against SOPA Intensifies Surrounding House Debate

Fight Against SOPA Intensifies Surrounding House Debate | Technoculture | Scoop.it

As politicians meet to discuss the merits behind SOPA, public debate over the bill is going into hyperdrive.

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Decade-long report on Internet use finds Americans conflicted about Internet’s benefits, harms

Decade-long report on Internet use finds Americans conflicted about Internet’s benefits, harms | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Over the past decade, Americans have witnessed the rise of social networks and mobile technology that’s put the Internet at an arm’s reach, day and night — yet a new study has found that people are even more distrustful of the information they find online.

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Iran hijacked US drone, says Iranian engineer

Iran hijacked US drone, says Iranian engineer | Technoculture | Scoop.it

In an exclusive interview, an engineer working to unlock the secrets of the captured RQ-170 Sentinel says they exploited a known vulnerability and tricked the US drone into landing in Iran.

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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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