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El aula sin muros (remix). Parlamento de sábado de una docente en pijama

Llevo días dando vueltas a un post sobre la cultura libre, el conocimiento en abierto y sus implicaciones para la docencia y las instituciones educativas, inmersas también en un cambio de paradigma...
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Jōyō kanji - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Pareto principle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Pareto principle (also known as the 80–20 rule, the law of the vital few, and the principle of factor sparsity) states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.[1][2]

Business-management consultant Joseph M. Juran suggested the principle and named it after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, who observed in 1906 that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population; he developed the principle by observing that 20% of the pea pods in his garden contained 80% of the peas.[2]

It is a common rule of thumb in business; e.g., "80% of your sales come from 20% of your clients". Mathematically, where something is shared among a sufficiently large set of participants, there must be a number k between 50 and 100 such that "k% is taken by (100 − k)% of the participants". The number k may vary from 50 (in the case of equal distribution, i.e. 100% of the population have equal shares) to nearly 100 (when a tiny number of participants account for almost all of the resource). There is nothing special about the number 80% mathematically, but many real systems have k somewhere around this region of intermediate imbalance in distribution.[3]

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Detroiturbex.com - What happened to Detroit?

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Five-second rule - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A common superstition, the five-second rule states that food dropped on the ground will not be contaminated with bacteria if it is picked up within five seconds of being dropped. Some may earnestly believe this assertion, whereas other people employ the rule as a polite social fiction that will allow them to still eat a lightly-contaminated piece of food, despite the potential reservations of their peers.

There are many variations on the rule. Sometimes the time limit is modified. In some variations, the person picking up the food arbitrarily extends the time limit based on the actual amount of time required to retrieve the food.

The five-second rule has received some scholarly attention[1] and has been studied as both a public health recommendation and as a sociological effect.

A common superstition, the five-second rule states that food dropped on the ground will not be contaminated with bacteria if it is picked up within five seconds of being dropped. Some may earnestly believe this assertion, whereas other people employ the rule as a polite social fiction that will allow them to still eat a lightly-contaminated piece of food, despite the potential reservations of their peers.

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Art world goes Gangnam Style mad in solidarity with Ai Weiwei

Anish Kapoor gathers fellow artists to take part in parody video at his south London studio...
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Given Tablets But No Teachers, Ethiopian Kids Teach Themselves

With 100 million first-grade-aged children worldwide having no access to schooling, the One Laptop Per Child organization is trying something new in two remote Ethiopian villages—simply droppin...
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DJ Shadow: soundtrack of my life

The Californian hip-hop artist and record-digger extraordinaire tells Gareth Grundy about his love of James Brown, his thirst for new music, and why Dr Dre sounds like home...
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A Reminder

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A10 > Architects > Profiles > AMID > Profile

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La Intolerancia De Žižek. - Carta Psicoanalítica

Introducción.Psicoanálisis y política, Slavoj Žižek Desde las propuestas de Žižekubicamos que entre el psicoanálisis y la política se teje un nudo que (...)...
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The Great Discontent: Jessica Walsh

A journal focusing on creativity, risk, and what connects us as artists...
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Success of Crowdfunding Puts Pressure on Entrepreneurs

Crowdfunding is a popular and lucrative source of money for entrepreneurs, but it is not always easy to turn a good idea into a profitable product.
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El restaurante más loco de Colombia

Andrés Carne de Res es un delirante local donde comer y bailar
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Parkinson's law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Parkinson's law is the adage first articulated by Cyril Northcote Parkinson as part of the first sentence of a humorous essay published in The Economist in 1955:[1][2]

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

It was later reprinted together with other essays in the book Parkinson's Law: The Pursuit of Progress (London, John Murray, 1958). He derived the dictum from his extensive experience in the British Civil Service.

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Aaron Swartz (1986-2013), Web Technologist & Internet Activist

UPDATE – A memorial blog Remember Aaron Swartz has been created. Here’s the official statement from his family. photo by Fred Benenson Aaron Swartz, a web technologist and internet acti...
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“El Café me lo ha dado todo" | VICE

En Santiago de Chile te sirven café en topless.
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Marines' Faces Before, During, and After Serving in Afghanistan

How do life-changing experiences concretely impact the way we look? Does tragedy truly show up in our eyes and brow?
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Adrien Sauvage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

English fashion designer, director and photographer of Akan descent. His short film This is not a Suit, released in 2011, garnered international recognition and was nominated for the official selection into the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

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Si Brad Pitt y Angelina Jolie fueran como tú, serían así de feos

• Danny Evans `normaliza´ con Photoshop los cuerpos perfectos del ´star system´ de Hollywood.• Su serie transforma a Brad Pitt, a Lady Gaga o a Johnny Deep en personas obesas, envejecidas por las arrugas y carentes de elegancia..
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The Ultra Asian, preciósas gráficas de Dentsu, Japón.

The Ultra Asian, una campaña desarrollada por la agencia Dentsu para el Adfest 2011 Exhibition.

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LAS NUEVE CÁMARAS

Lección Inaugural de José María Torres Nadal Curso 2012-2013

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Pay What For Elvis Presley's Stained Undies?

When it comes to Elvis Presley souvenirs, the following shows that one collector's ewww is another's treasure.
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Vimeo 'Tip Jar' Lets Users Pay Creators for Content | Underwire | Wired.com

The battle to monetize user-generated content took another step forward Wednesday with the launch by Vimeo of a new "tip jar" feature.
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Indentured Servitude, Money Laundering, and Piles of Money: The Crazy Secrets of Internet Cam Girls (NSFW)

If you think cam girls—those flirty naked characters that plague porn site pop-up ads—are raking in easy money, you're right. If you think cam girls are bleakly stripping online out of desperation, you're also right.
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