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What Would You Do With a Million Dollars?

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What Would You Do With a Million Dollars? is a post from Chris PirilloWe’ve been busy this week reporting some major news stories. A lot has been going on in the tech world and our brains are nearly fried from having to get to the bottom of the information and...
What Would You Do With a Million Dollars?

iPhone OS 4 vs Android: Why Apple just lost the game.

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Image via http://www.devilsheep.comIt’s on days like this that I’m fairly certain that I have 2 separate brains.  One of them loves my Apple products (OK, product.  I own an iPod Touch.) and gets really excited about the big announcements.  The other one loves my Android phone and continually scoffs at...
iPhone OS 4 vs Android: Why Apple just lost the game.
Premature babies' brains process speech before they're fully formed
Are You Ready For Developers To Get Into Your Genes? 23AndMe Is, Launches API

Distro Issue 70 arrives with a look at wearable computing and the history behind Google Glass

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The first wearable "augmentations" span from the 11th and 12th centuries all the way up to Google's side project that has built a ton of momentum this year. In the cover story of this week's issue of our e-magazine, we take a look at Google Glass and the timeline...
Distro Issue 70 arrives with a look at wearable computing and the history behind Google Glass

Why do you blog if not for money?

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Image via Wikipedia Blogging is just one form of content creation and creative expression available to us all on the Web.  The term blog, or weblog, has been around for twelve years.  People were journaling and posting articles and other content on the Web long before that.  People have...
Why do you blog if not for money?
Twitter helps "convey a message of deterrence," says Israel's IDFSpokesperson

SK Telecom Smart Learning robots add twist to interactive learning, we go hands-on (video)

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They aren't quite up to Johnny Number Five's level of fame and stature, but SK Telecom's new "Smart Learning" robots have something it (he?) never could have dreamed of: the power of a smartphone. The mechanical critters are designed to be next-gen educational tools for our posterity, and only...
SK Telecom Smart Learning robots add twist to interactive learning, we go hands-on (video)
Hungry for forecasting tech, HotelTonight buys PrimaTable
Developers On iPhone 5: Redesigning Apps Not Hard, But Also Not Trivial
Some comatose brains remain active, but can't enable conscious actions

Jet Brains tunes JavaScript IDE for Harmony

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Version 4.0 of the WebStorm IDE focuses on ECMAScript, which is the official standard underlying JavaScript...
Jet Brains tunes JavaScript IDE for Harmony

DailyDirt: Doing Math In Your Head

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Math might not be the easiest subject for some students, but there might be different ways of teaching it that could make it more tolerable for kids. The more we learn about how our brains process math problems, the better we can teach ourselves how to tackle math education. There's...
DailyDirt: Doing Math In Your Head

Inhabitat's Week in Green: LED wine sellar, a 'Breathing Bike' and 3D-printed embryonic stem cells

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For years, the potential of 3D printing has made tech geeks drool, but now we're finally starting to see the technology graduate from a mere novelty into a highly useful tool. Take, for example, the story of the 5-year-old boy who was born without fingers on his right hand...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: LED wine sellar, a 'Breathing Bike' and 3D-printed embryonic stem cells

The High Cost And Extreme Stickiness Of Free Stuff

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How an emotional investment leads to a physical purchase, and why iPhone apps are Gillette 2.0.When I first began shaving at the tender young age of 16, I chose a Gillette razor. It seemed far cooler than my father’s buzzing electric shaver. Besides, the razor was dirt cheap and, even...
The High Cost And Extreme Stickiness Of Free Stuff

Just in time for Valentine's Day, this awesome video explains the science of love

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Popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE has produced a great new video explaining how your brain works differently when you are in love — just in time for Valentine’s Day. Surprisingly (or maybe not, depending on how deeply you’ve felt love), a brain in love looks a lot like a brain...
Just in time for Valentine's Day, this awesome video explains the science of love

HAPILABS introduces HAPIfork (and spoon) smart utensils, brings metrics to your mouthfuls (Hands on)

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How smart is your fork? We wager not smart enough. Enter HAPILABS and the HAPIfork which brings your cutlery kicking and screaming into 2013. The basic concept is an eating tool that measures three metrics -- how long you eat for, how long between each mouthful, and how many...
HAPILABS introduces HAPIfork (and spoon) smart utensils, brings metrics to your mouthfuls (Hands on)
Berkeley researchers map out how our brains categorize the things we see

What if we achieved The Singularity - but lawyers got there first?

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If the contents of our brains get uploaded into a computer, then surely someone is going to have to pay to keep it all working. That'll be you. But what if you can't pay? And what about all that copyrighted content?What if we manage to hit The Singularity - that...
What if we achieved The Singularity - but lawyers got there first?

This blogpost will cause lasting damage to children's brains | Dean Burnett

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Susan Greenfield has warned of the danger to children presented by the internet, video games and online porn, but that's nothing compared with the threat posed by this blogpostBaroness Susan Greenfield has yet again been warning of the dangers posed to children by some form of electronic media, this time...
This blogpost will cause lasting damage to children's brains | Dean Burnett

Live: GeekWire Meetup, with Microsoft design vet Bill Flora

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Jonathan Sposato, left, and Bill Flora prep for their talk this evening at the GeekWire Meetup at the Zillow HQ. We’ll be hanging out with more than 200 GeekWire readers at the downtown Seattle headquarters of Zillow this evening for the GeekWire Spring Meetup. The crowd is now gathering...
Live: GeekWire Meetup, with Microsoft design vet Bill Flora
30M Angry Birds downloads for Christmas, LocalScope, Words With Friends, Chase Mobile, NY Times, Word Derby, SpringPad, and more

Dolphins shut down half of their brains when they sleep.

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Dolphins shut down half of their brains when they sleep.

Blur is Coming

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I’ve been hinting about a new conference that we’ve been working on with Eric Norlin that complements Defrag and Glue.  Eric is about to launch it and the splash page for the Blur Conference is up.  If you are familiar with Defrag and Glue, you know they are built around...
Blur is Coming

Bing Gets Smarter, Partners With Encyclopedia Britannica (But It’s No Challenge For Google’s Knowledge Graph)

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Microsoft today announced that it has partnered with Encyclopedia Britannica and will start to prominently feature answers from Britannica Online on the search results pages of Bing. As Franco Salvetti, the principal development lead for Bing, notes in today’s announcement, Bing is “about delivering relevant information in a more organized way...
Bing Gets Smarter, Partners With Encyclopedia Britannica (But It’s No Challenge For Google’s Knowledge Graph)

Watch Squid Cells Bump to Cypress Hill's 'Insane in the Brain'

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Via Tumblr's reigning science guru Joe Hansen comes a biology video made to go viral: audio of an early-1990s hip hop track stimulates synchronized pulsing chromatophores (pigmented cells) in a squid fin. It's amazing. The video was created by Backyard Brains, two guys who hook up electrodes to cockroach parts to...
Watch Squid Cells Bump to Cypress Hill's 'Insane in the Brain'

Injectable, wireless LEDs help researchers understand brain activity

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John Rogers, inventor of dissolvable silk electonics and tattoos, has created miniature optoelectronic probes that can communicate with cells on their own scale. Already tested in mice the probes will provide tether free communications between brains and electronics through the universal currency of light....
Injectable, wireless LEDs help researchers understand brain activity

NFL funding WSU research to fix injured brains with self-created nerve cells

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Head injuries are putting the safety of NFL players — and really the game of football itself —  in danger. But new research and technology could help reduce the amount of concussions that happen on the field and scientists at Washington State University are looking into ways to help...
NFL funding WSU research to fix injured brains with self-created nerve cells

Apple's Most Important Executives Detail Everything That Stinks About The TV Industry (AAPL)

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For over a year now, we've been waiting for an Apple television. And if the current line of reports is accurate, we might be waiting another year before it materializes. Whenever it's finally released, it will have been years in the making. Apple has been thinking about the television market...
Apple's Most Important Executives Detail Everything That Stinks About The TV Industry (AAPL)

RT @intel: Young Brains from Around the World Collide in San Jose - http://intel.ly/jccm #IntelISEF

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RT @intel: Young Brains from Around the World Collide in San Jose - http://intel.ly/jccm #IntelISEF
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