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Tibet : Tibetan self-immolated in Luchu | dossiertibet

Tibet : Tibetan self-immolated in Luchu | dossiertibet | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it

Via Chris Grech
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So so sad...Is China completely blind and deaf to Tibet's pain?

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Langues en danger

Langues en danger | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
À propos de : Nicholas Evans, Ces mots qui meurent. Les langues menacées et ce qu'elles ont à nous dire, La Découverte

Via Florence Trocmé
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Un immense trésor qui risque de se perdre 

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La musique serait une adaptation biologique - Techno-science.net

La musique serait une adaptation biologique - Techno-science.net | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it

"La musique relèverait de prédispositions biologiques dont la fonction primaire pourrait être la communication entre parents et enfants."


Via Emmanuel Auray, Vincent Mignerot, Dominique Demartini
Yolande Villemaire's insight:

La musique partage avec le langage «canal vocal-auditif, communication, rythme, dimension émotive).»

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Johanne I. Tremblay's curator insight, February 26, 2013 2:41 PM

Fonction primaire de communication entre parents et enfants.

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21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher

21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher

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Mack James's curator insight, February 21, 2013 7:45 PM

Great information and resources to use in developing classroom instruction integrated with technology

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Data Doesn't Captivate Audiences, Storytellers Do

After the launch of the first eReaders, it didn't take long for people to realize that the ability to track reading habits could provide useful information for publishers and authors interested in ...

Via Pierre Levy
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 «If I’m reading on the bus or the train, for example, I have to close my book when I reach my stop. Chances are, I’ll still be thinking about the story though, even if I don’t pick the book up again until a week later.»

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Pierre Levy's curator insight, February 14, 2013 4:28 PM

"Knowing that something works leaves us a long way from knowing why something works" Data is not enough, you need a causal theory!

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Tehillim Illuminated de Steve Reich

31 March 2011, ASKO|Schönberg Ensemble and Synergy Vocals, directed by Clark Rundell performed Steve Reichs exuberant masterpiece Tehillim (1981) in Muziekge...

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Les rapports de pouvoir passent à l’intérieur des corps - entretien avec Michel Foucault (1977)

Les rapports de pouvoir passent à l’intérieur des corps - entretien avec Michel Foucault (1977) | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it

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PKM in 2013 | Harold Jarche

PKM in 2013 | Harold Jarche | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it

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 "Knowledge shared in flows over time can help us create better mental pictures than a single piece of knowledge stock, like a book, can ever do."

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Pierre Levy's curator insight, January 29, 2013 5:37 PM

Disciplined personal knowledge management brings focus to the information sea we swim in

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Race to save the language of Jesus: Aramaic in danger of becoming extinct as number of speakers of ancient tongue plummets

Race to save the language of Jesus: Aramaic in danger of becoming extinct as number of speakers of ancient tongue plummets | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
Aramaic, which is related to both Hebrew and Arabic and was probably spoken by Jesus (pictured), is threatened with extinction - but efforts are being made to record it.

Via Charles Tiayon, René Z.
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The inspiring heroism of Aaron Swartz

The inspiring heroism of Aaron Swartz | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
Glenn Greenwald: The internet freedom activist committed suicide on Friday at age 26, but his life was driven by courage and passion
Yolande Villemaire's insight:

A young warrior for Internet Freedom prosecuted by US government commits suicide. Such a sad and revolting story.#netfreedom

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Tibet, l’essence de la résistance

Tibet, l’essence de la résistance | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
Comme la jeune Tingzin il y a un mois, les Tibétains sont de plus en plus nombreux à s’immoler par le feu pour protester contre la politique d’assimilation de Pékin. Reportage dans une région sous haute surveillance.

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Francois Parenteau et Gaetan Troutet | Anarchopanda, tu marches avec nous!

«Anarchopanda, ton appui indéfectible et courageux à la cause des étudiants et de la justice sociale au Québec méritait amplement d’avoir une chans...
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Happening now: Thousands of Tibetan students join protests in Rebkong

Happening now: Thousands of Tibetan students join protests in Rebkong | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
Thousands of Tibetan school students in the Rebkong region of eastern Tibet are carrying out a major street protest at the time of filing this report.

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Tibetan Jailed For Having Photos of Self-Immolators

Tibetan Jailed For Having Photos of Self-Immolators | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
An artist is imprisoned with hard labor for keeping the photos on his mobile phone.
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via @Asher_Wolf

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Des chercheurs ont découvert Mauritia, "micro-continent préhistorique"

Des chercheurs ont découvert Mauritia, "micro-continent préhistorique" | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
"L'océan Indien pourrait être jonché de fragments de continent", soutient une étude publiée dans la revue scientifique "Nature Geoscience".
Yolande Villemaire's insight:

Sous l'île Maurice et l'île de la Réunion, un micro-continent qui s'est détaché de Madagascar qui dérivait de l'Inde...via @ericbergeron

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Marcel Duchamp, un héritage encombrant. Enquête sur la naissance d'un académisme

Marcel Duchamp, un héritage encombrant. Enquête sur la naissance d'un académisme | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Il y a tout juste cent ans s'ouvrait le premier Armory Show à New York. L'artiste français y faisait une entrée fracassante. Il inventait peu après son premier ready-made, qui bouleversait l'histoire de l'art de toute son ironie. Cent ans plus tard, cette transgression est devenue la norme. Enquête sur la naissance d'un académisme.

 


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Imagine a search engine that simply removed the top 1 million most popular web sites from its index. What would you discover?

Imagine a search engine that simply removed the top 1 million most popular web sites from its index. What would you discover? | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
Imagine a search engine that simply removed the top 1 million most popular web sites from its index. What would you discover?
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A Toronto start up allows you to dive into the invisible Web. Short explanatory video.

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TV's white spaces connecting rural Africa

TV's white spaces connecting rural Africa | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
The spaces in the spectrum between television stations is being used to connect the most rural parts of Africa to the internet.
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Most of rural Kenya is not connected and until now getting online would mean travelling to town.

 

via @sa_poptart

 
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Indian lawmakers support Tibet cause

Indian lawmakers support Tibet cause | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
Indian lawmakers support Tibet cause

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The Problem with Tweeting a Revolution

The Problem with Tweeting a Revolution | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
Andy Carvin, "the man who tweets revolutions," logged 1,000 tweets a day about the uprisings of the Arab Spring. He says social media helped him understand events better than he would have if he'd been there.

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Librarians of the Twitterverse by James Gleick | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

Librarians of the Twitterverse by James Gleick | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it

Via Pierre Levy
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"This an ocean of ephemera. A library of Babel."

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Pierre Levy's curator insight, January 29, 2013 4:37 PM

"Twitter is the mirage that, as you approach, teasingly retreats. Yet, you approach..." Joyce Carol Oats

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Tibetans challenge China’s dictat, To hold public prayer service for self-immolator

Tibetans challenge China’s dictat, To hold public prayer service for self-immolator | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
The situation in the entire Bora region of Labrang, eastern Tibet has become extremely tense after local Tibetans warned Chinese authorities of a major sit in prayer service if they don’t allow the funeral rites of Tibetan self-immolator Kunchok...

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The Human Algorithm: Redefining the Value of Data - Brian Solis

The Human Algorithm: Redefining the Value of Data - Brian Solis | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it

Via Pierre Levy
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SoLoMo: social, local, mobile data and the Human Algorithm.

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His Holiness Urges China To 'Thoroughly Investigate' Self-Immolations

His Holiness Urges China To 'Thoroughly Investigate' Self-Immolations | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it

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Toutes les toiles du Royaume-Uni dans un immense musée virtuel

Toutes les toiles du Royaume-Uni dans un immense musée virtuel | The Spirit of the Times | Scoop.it
C'est sans doute la plus grande collection au monde: tout ce que le Royaume-Uni compte de toiles dans le domaine public, soit 210'000 tableaux de quelque 45'000 artistes rassemblés sur un même site internet et visibles d'un simple clic.
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