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I favorited a YouTube video -- BRAIN FITNESS FRONTIERS promo http://youtu.be/5ZY6-EzYuis?a

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I favorited a YouTube video -- BRAIN FITNESS FRONTIERS promo http://youtu.be/5ZY6-EzYuis?a
This 29-Year-Old Nabbed $29 Million Because He Can See The Future
Retina implant allows patients to read ordinary text as braille
'Kingdom Rush Frontiers' expands on one of the most addictive iOS games of last year

Eric Schmidt: Everyone In The World Will Be On The Internet By 2020 (GOOG)

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Google chairman Eric Schmidt is taking some heat for making a big, bold claim about the growth of the Internet. He tweeted this: "For every person online, there are two who are not. By the end of the decade, everyone on Earth will be connected. #NewDigitalAge -- Eric Schmidt (@ericschmidt)...
Eric Schmidt: Everyone In The World Will Be On The Internet By 2020 (GOOG)

Google Snubs Censorship

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Google Snubs Censorship is a post from Chris PirilloGoogle is a strong advocate to have on your side when it comes to being able to access as much data as possible. They don’t much care for censorship, and have taken yet another stand on the subject. Today they launched a...
Google Snubs Censorship

Greater transparency around government requests

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Article 19 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights states that "everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers." Written in 1948, the...
Greater transparency around government requests
DARPA looks to Android to control wearable, battlefield Predator Vision system

Engadget Expand agenda unveiled: Come see the full schedule for our big event!

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Over the past couple of months we've been letting you know about the awesome speaker lineup for Expand, our big event that's just around the corner at San Francisco's Fort Mason on March 16th and 17th. Now you can check out the full agenda of sessions and speakers who...
Engadget Expand agenda unveiled: Come see the full schedule for our big event!

Controversial content and free expression on the web: a refresher

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Two and a half years ago, we outlined our approach to removing content from Google products and services. Our process hasn’t changed since then, but our recent decision to stop censoring search on Google.cn has raised new questions about when we remove content, and how we respond to censorship demands...
Controversial content and free expression on the web: a refresher

WSJ live coverage of Super Tuesday shows the convergence of online media

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Today is Super Tuesday in the US, and primary elections are taking place across the country to designate the Republican presidential candidate . To coincide with the event, the Wall Street Journal has introduced a new landing page called ‘Streams’, which could undoubtedly prove useful for the campaign coverage. ‘Streams’...
WSJ live coverage of Super Tuesday shows the convergence of online media

Intel and Yahoo! spawn open-source 'Tashi' cluster

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Big Data goes back to school Backed by Yahoo!, HP, and Intel, the computer science mavens at Carnegie Mellon University have added a new compute cluster to the worldwide Open Cirrus test bed, a collection of clusters designed to explorer the frontiers of interwebs-scale distributed computing.…The power of collaboration within...
Intel and Yahoo! spawn open-source 'Tashi' cluster

Dell Apologizes For Hiring ‘Shut up Bitch’ Moderator

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Mads Christensen probably won't be speaking at future Dell events (Photo Flickr/Rasmus Johnsen) In an era when women are running two of the world’s two largest computer companies — IBM and HP — Dell only succeeded in making itself look small when it hired an expert in misogynistic humor to...
Dell Apologizes For Hiring ‘Shut up Bitch’ Moderator
Valve's Gabe Newell discusses the frontiers of gaming, from wearable technology to "tongue controllers"

Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

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Sometimes it's awesome to be a guinea pig; take for example, getting down and dirty the Consumer Preview of Windows 8. When it comes to brain surgery, however, there are no happy little accidents -- and let's face it, Bob Ross would've been a horrible surgeon. Thankfully, a new...
Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

Emotional Interface Design: The Gateway to Passionate Users

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We’re changing. Our relationships online and in real life are shifting as we become more public with our private lives. Online social networks have helped our real world social networks transcend time and space making it easy (and seemingly essential) to share the triumphs, tragedies, and trite moments of...
Emotional Interface Design: The Gateway to Passionate Users

NVIDIA scores $12.4 million contract from the DOE to help FastForward exascale computing

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Sick and tired of waiting around for some exascale computing? So's the Department of Energy. The agency has offered up a $12.4 million contract to NVIDIA as part of its FastForward program, an attempt help speed up exascale development. The chipmaker will be using the two-year contract to help...
NVIDIA scores $12.4 million contract from the DOE to help FastForward exascale computing

Big in Japan: Open Source NoSQL Company Basho Lands New $11.5 Million Round of Funding

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Basho, the company behind the open source NoSQL database Riak and the proprietary cloud storage system Riak CS, today announced a $11.5 million Series F round of funding lead by Georgetown Partners. The majority, $6.1 million, of this round comes from a new investor: IDC Frontier, a subsidiary of Yahoo...
Big in Japan: Open Source NoSQL Company Basho Lands New $11.5 Million Round of Funding

This week's games news

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Journey: Collector's Edition | The Scrolls V: Skyrim - Legendary Edition | LIMBO | Kingdom Rush: FrontiersIt's not often that archaeology and video games come together, but Atari's legendary dumping of thousands of E.T. game cartridges in the New Mexico desert has inspired a film crew to try to find...
This week's games news

Basho picks up $11.1 million from a Yahoo! Japan subsidiary and Georgetown Partners

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Today it was announced that Yahoo! Japan subsidiary IDC Frontier has invested $6.1 million into Basho Technologies, a company that works with databases and cloud storage. Joining IDC is Georgetown Partners, who put in $5 million. The combined investment, totalling $11.1 million, is tipped by the company as designated for accelerating...
Basho picks up $11.1 million from a Yahoo! Japan subsidiary and Georgetown Partners

In praise of … Stephen Sondheim | Editorial

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A well deserved lifetime achievement award from Critics Circle for the foremost composer-lyricist of his generationToday the foremost composer-lyricist of his generation will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Critics Circle. You might call it Friday at the lunch with Stephen since the recipient is the 81-year-old Mr Sondheim....
In praise of … Stephen Sondheim | Editorial

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Is Going To North Korea (GOOG)

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Google's executive chairman is preparing to travel to one of the last frontiers of cyberspace: North Korea. Sources tell The Associated Press that Eric Schmidt will be traveling to North Korea on a private trip led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson that could...
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Is Going To North Korea (GOOG)

Kingdom Rush: Frontiers - review

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iPhone, iPad; Ironhide Game Studio; £1.99-£2.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewIn tower defence games, you position and upgrade gun turrets to prevent waves of bad guys (properly known as "creeps") from invading your castle. Kingdom Rush was probably the pinnacle of the genre, artfully mixing conventional tower-buying with...
Kingdom Rush: Frontiers - review
Flying car crashes near elementary school in Canada

Playoff-Bound Baseball Gets Big Data Boost

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Baseball is one of the frontiers of big data innovation because there’s so much money involved in it. Tuesday, Major League Baseball said it sold the broadcast rights to games through 2021 to News Corp . and Time Warner for $6.8 billion. But MLB’s foray into media goes beyond television...
Playoff-Bound Baseball Gets Big Data Boost

Our approach to free expression and controversial content

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Four years ago we first outlined our approach to removing content from Google products and services. Nothing has changed since then, but given World Day Against Cyber-Censorship is coming up on Monday, March 12, we figured now was a good time for a refresher. Here goes. At Google, we have a bias...
Our approach to free expression and controversial content

Y-cam's HomeMonitor and Cube camera helps you monitor babies, burglars from the cloud

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The downside of a consumer society is that we need to protect our smartphones with as much vigor as our babies. Fortunately, the price of freedom isn't eternal vigilance, but $200, paid straight to Y-Cam, makers of the WiFi Baby. It's releasing the HomeMonitor, a secure, cloud-connected camera that...
Y-cam's HomeMonitor and Cube camera helps you monitor babies, burglars from the cloud
Exposing the US military's 'diabolical' drug experiments on its own soldiers

Meet The Next Web’s New UK Editor, Jamillah Knowles

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There are people in the industry who I have personally respected from afar. Quite often the possibility of them becoming colleagues has always seemed so unlikely because of their stature, existing role and experience, you simply don’t consider it. One of those people is BBC reporter Jamillah Knowles. After contacting...
Meet The Next Web’s New UK Editor, Jamillah Knowles

Startups on 'mobile frontier' let you control computers with your eyes, make virtual friends, explore space

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale SAN FRANCISCO- During a session titled “mobile frontiers” at Demo Mobile, five startups presented their products that are pushing the boundaries of mobile computing. These entrepreneurs are combining advanced technology with huge, creative ideas to usher in the...
Startups on 'mobile frontier' let you control computers with your eyes, make virtual friends, explore space
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