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Maker Camp on Google+ will be a blast!

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From time to time we invite guests to post about items of interest, and we’re pleased to have Dale Dougherty, publisher of MAKE Magazine, join us today to talk about Maker Camp. Maker Camp is a free, online camp that encourages 13- to 18-year-olds to get creative with up to...
Maker Camp on Google+ will be a blast!

DailyDirt: Citizen Science

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The funding for "big science" is subject to all kinds of political whim, so maybe it's time to bolster the efforts of small science projects that might still contribute to the world's scientific knowledge. (And, hopefully, citizen scientists won't waste too much time or resources on perpetual motion machines or...
DailyDirt: Citizen Science

DailyDirt: Looking For Science Projects...

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Lots of companies are trying to encourage budding scientists to test out their wacky ideas. We've covered some of the more well-known contests before, but here are a few not-as-widely-publicized challenges for young scientists out there. BioCurious and Assay Depot have a opened up a challenge asking for testable hypotheses...
DailyDirt: Looking For Science Projects...

You, A Rocket Scientist?

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About four years ago, Ariel Waldman was home watching a documentary called When We Left Earth, about the early days of NASA. It was a revelation: "When they were forming NASA, there were all these people working there who really had no idea what they were doing. They had no...
You, A Rocket Scientist?
This 16-year-old is spearheading Seattle's first biotech hackerspace
Frustrated researchers unveil Microryza, a crowdfunding site for geeky science projects
The Coolest Projects We Saw At NYC's First Science Hack Day
15 potential planets in habitable zones found by citizen scientists

Secret Windows 8 Weapon: Kinect Built Into Your Laptop

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The Windows release of Kinect is coming up in a couple days, but for most people that won’t be a major event: the Kinect they have is sitting on their TV or in a drawer, waiting to be taken out for an impromptu Dance Central 2 party. Of the 10...
Secret Windows 8 Weapon: Kinect Built Into Your Laptop

7th Graders Send Hello Kitty Into Space in Cutest Science Project Ever

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(Screenshot: YouTube) Gone are the days when science projects consisted of paper mache volcanoes, baking soda and vinegar. Now, budding young scientists are putting your space diorama to shame by actually launching things into space. Kids these days, smh. CBS News reports that a trio of young ladies at Cornerstone Christian...
7th Graders Send Hello Kitty Into Space in Cutest Science Project Ever

Idle home PCs raise charity cash

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Idle home computers are being sought to raise cash for charities and contribute to a series of science projects....
Idle home PCs raise charity cash

Netflix Engineer Daniel Jacobson: The API at the Root of Your Business

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The first place I had ever seen an API actually at work was as part of an operating system. It was a strange OS at that, a permutation of CP/M that used a graphical front end called GEM, which would later be ported to the Atari ST. The definition was...
Netflix Engineer Daniel Jacobson: The API at the Root of Your Business

Today's Scuttlebot: Anonymous on Swartz, and Precious Obscurity

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include Eric Schmidt's daughter reporting on North Korea, strange book recommendations from an app that uses Facebook data and the European Union's $1.3 billion contest for financing science projects....
Today's Scuttlebot: Anonymous on Swartz, and Precious Obscurity

A 'Big Data' Freeway for Scientists

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A "Big Data freeway system" for future science projects in fields including genomic sequencing, climate science and physics is to be announced by the University of California at San Diego this week. The new network is part of a move toward an era when networks will move trillions of bits...
A 'Big Data' Freeway for Scientists
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