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New Bionics Let Us Run, Climb and Dance | Hugh Herr | TED Talks

Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature's own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing acciden
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Google rolling out Material Design web-wide

Google rolling out Material Design web-wide | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Since 2014, Google has been redesigning its apps and services according to its own Material Design principles. Yesterday it announced on its design blog that an
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The Secret Lives of Tumblr Teens

The Secret Lives of Tumblr Teens | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
How Tumblr's most popular teen comedy geniuses struck it rich—then lost it all.
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Teenage kicks…
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'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years

'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester. When you take the long view, preserving humanity's collective culture isn't a marathon, it's a relay — with successive...
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The x, y, and z axes come to the rescue again…

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People's racist Facebook comments are ending up on billboards near their homes

People's racist Facebook comments are ending up on billboards near their homes | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
A new campaign in Brazil is plastering billboards with racist Facebook comments. The point is to educate people that their words have a real impact.
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Is this how Twitter can move forward...

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The Tail End - Wait But Why

The Tail End - Wait But Why | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
No matter what your age, you may, without realizing it, be enjoying the very last chapter of the relationships that matter most to you. Make it count.
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Eclectic History Data realisation - making one's mark before it's too late

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The magic of drawing…

The magic of drawing… | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it

A guide to men’s hair. By W.K. Haselden, published in the Daily Mirror, January 1909.

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Timeless - the Trump comb over not considered worthy enough to deserve classification

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Rem Koolhaas’ design for vertical village wins World Building of the Year 2015

Rem Koolhaas’ design for vertical village wins World Building of the Year 2015 | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
A residential development in Singapore, collaboratively designed by Rem Koolhaas’ architecture firm OMA and Buro Ole Scheeren has won World Building of the Year 2015 at the World Architecture Festival (WAF). The vertical village otherwise known as the Interlace, defies conventional tower blocks and is made up of a series of interlocking horizontal buildings, ringing in a new approach to living in the tropics.
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When can I move in…

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Atmosphere |

Atmosphere | | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
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The age of transformation… Atmosphere: check it out

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Lifecycle | Daniel Bushaway

Lifecycle | Daniel Bushaway | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
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So good to know creative work like this is made…

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How packaging works | johnson banks | thought for the week

How packaging works | johnson banks | thought for the week | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
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So the banana gets my vote…

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How to create a super-secure password you’ll never forget: Use poetry

How to create a super-secure password you’ll never forget: Use poetry | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Iambic pentameter may be the answer to your sucky passwords.
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The poetry in the everyday…

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Project "Seen"

Seen is a typeface that is concerned with privacy and the interception of our communications by the NSA. It automatically strikes through so called spook words as they are written. Try writing words anywhere on this website.

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“The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,

Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit

Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,

Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.”

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These Crazy Robots Are 3D Printers That Build Together

These Crazy Robots Are 3D Printers That Build Together | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
3D printers are getting way faster and more intricate. Now, Siemens has created a swarm of spider-like robots that can collaborate with each other to build large and intricate structures.
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Adaptive customisation accelerates…
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Artisanal Pencil Sharpening

Artisanal Pencil Sharpening | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
David Rees leading the way…
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Journal of Design and Science

Journal of Design and Science | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
PubPub is a platform for totally transparent publishing. Read, Write, Publish, Review.
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Deep thinking, deep learning here…
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World Population History

World Population History | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Our population is expected to grow to over 9 billion by 2050, yet the ability of our environment to provide space, food, and energy are limited. Explore population growth from 1 CE to 2050, see how our numbers impact the environment, and learn about the key advances and events allowing our numbers to grow.
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Visual communication design: an interesting interactive information graphic design experience!

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The Reason Twitter’s Losing Active Users

The Reason Twitter’s Losing Active Users | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Abuse. And it’s not only a problem for Twitter.
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Abuse: The scourge of the internet.

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Mind-wandering: the rise of a new anti-mindfulness movement

Mind-wandering: the rise of a new anti-mindfulness movement | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Can everyday distraction be a tool for productivity?
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Both / And vs. Either / Or… there's a time and a place for both - it's the quality of each that counts.

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What We Have Done, What We Are About To Do - Robert Hetherington

What We Have Done, What We Are About To Do - Robert Hetherington | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it

To Represent On The Outside, Memory As Internal Archivisation


Piece for group exhibition at The CCA, Glasgow. Curated by Oliver Pitt and Rebecca Wilcox. As part of the wider exhibition exploring the CCA/ Third Eye Center archive.

Other Contributing Artists include:
Mother Tongue, Dexter Sinister, Momus, Amelia Bywater, David Osbaldoson, Sarah Tripp, Laura Smith, Liam Casey & Emilia Muller-Ginorio, Dominic Paterson, Sam Bellacosa, Julia Scott & Romany Dear

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This works for me…

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A world without PowerPoint - picture it!

A world without PowerPoint - picture it! | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
There have always been presentations of one sort or another - although
Martin Luther managed to get his 95 theses across just by nailing them to a
church door - but, undoubtedly, they started out as pretty low-key affairs.

But somewhere along the line our culture changed to one where ideas seem to
lack existence unless wheeled out before a group and accompanied by a
whizz-bang presentation. From the boardroom to the classroom, experts no
longer need to rely upon public speaking prowess to
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Aint this the truth… lets get visually thinking - together

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back to the future / tai chi - YouTube

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Stanley Wong - fusing tradition with modernity…

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Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension

Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it

Very impressive digital animation, a must see...

 

Here the link: http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 


Via Gust MEES
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A tad skeuomorphic for my tastes but the thinking behind it, is great…

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, July 31, 2014 7:20 PM

http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 

Interactive animation that breaks down the 'wheel' - includes suggested 'tools' that could be used for different related activities.

Sonia Salgado's curator insight, November 23, 2015 9:06 AM

Para el diseño de actividades y determinación de RED.

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The Current Model Of Management Is Holding Customers And Employees Hostage — And The Company Back — Medium

The Current Model Of Management Is Holding Customers And Employees Hostage — And The Company Back — Medium | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
(Aerials is a conference on the next generation of management and companies.
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Let the Robots do what they do best and this will enable humans to get on with being human…

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The Astounding Athletic Power of Quadcopters | Raffaello D'Andrea | TED Talks - YouTube

In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D'Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that...
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Amazing - so that's what maths was for...

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