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The Most Dangerous Word in Tech

The Most Dangerous Word in Tech | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
We see “innovation” almost as a force of nature, a relentless outcome by the work of tech entrepreneurs. In the process, several economists warn, we’re losing sight of social realities about innovation.

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The Future of Digital: 2013

The Future of Digital: 2013 | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it

Slide deck from presentation by Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget.

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The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine that can sequence the genetic code of a human cell for $1,000.
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Big 3D Printing Needs To Stop The Bullying | TechCrunch

Stratasys, one of the two giants in the 3D printing market (the other is 3DSystems), is on a roll. This summer it bought one of the biggest and beloved home..
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The introduction of the 3D printer to the consumer end-user is changing the market dynamic. How will the market evolve from here?

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Museum 2.0: Visualizing the Tate's Collection: What Open Data Makes Possible

Museum 2.0: Visualizing the Tate's Collection: What Open Data Makes Possible | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it

What does "big data" look like for museums? Collecting institutions have enormous stacks of data about the artifacts and artworks in their stores. Several museums around the world have worked hard to make their data accessible by providing free access to datasets, applying Creative Commons licenses to digital content, or creating APIs (application programming interfaces) that allow programmers to build their own software on the museum's data.

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This MIT 3D Shape-Shifting Project Called inForm Will Blow Your Mind

This MIT 3D Shape-Shifting Project Called inForm Will Blow Your Mind | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
This technology is jaw dropping! inFORM, a new project that can reproduce digital content physically in 3D, which allows a user to interact with an ob ...
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Could this be the next step in the revolution that is global connectivity? Soon I can interact physically with you, even if we're on different sides of the Earth!

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The Battle For The Connected Home Is Heating Up | TechCrunch

The Battle For The Connected Home Is Heating Up | TechCrunch | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
With the emergence of connected devices, the entire home is being reinvented as a data product, opening great opportunities to entrepreneurs. A whole new..
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A snapshot of one minute on the internet, today and in 2012

A snapshot of one minute on the internet, today and in 2012 | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
Industry reports from investment banks are turgid things, rarely fit for human consumption. A recent report about big data from boutique bank GP Bullhound, however, contains this gem.
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Fascinating insight into growth of major players on the Internet. Content on Youtube and Twitter has grown by over 200% in a year!

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A Wearables Startup Playbook | TechCrunch

A Wearables Startup Playbook | TechCrunch | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
The rise of mobile broadband, commodity sensors, smartphone-based companion apps, virtualized manufacturing and supply chain, crowdfunding, and nimble design..
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92 billion reasons why Canada’s public sector should consider the Internet of Everything

92 billion reasons why Canada’s public sector should consider the Internet of Everything | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
A few months ago, Karin Scott wrote about the opportunity for our cities in the Internet of Everything (IoE) and how a community networked through the Internet will excel as we continue connecting ...
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What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
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Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates Put $9M Into EducationSuperHighway, A Non-Profit To Improve Broadband In Schools | TechCrunch

Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates Put $9M Into EducationSuperHighway, A Non-Profit To Improve Broadband In Schools | TechCrunch | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
The digital divide between those who have Internet access and those who do not is often described as an economic or geographical issue, but there is another..
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Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
Bitcoin is a digital currency, meaning it's money controlled and stored entirely by computers spread across the internet, and this money is finding its way to more and more people and businesses around the world.
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How can a set of codes that are electronically "mined" come to revolutionize money?

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The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Asia

The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Asia | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
A Chinese meatpacker you've never heard of is more innovative than South Korea's mighty Samsung? According to our latest ranking of the World's Most Innovative Companies, yes, it is.
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Design Fractal Art On The Supercomputer In Your Pocket

Design Fractal Art On The Supercomputer In Your Pocket | Tidbits from the Cutting Edge | Scoop.it
Frax a new iOS app leverages the computational oomph in your new iPhone to make dizzying detailed mathematical art.
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