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Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

This New Technology Will Save You From Getting Lost In The Mall

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Google Maps, with its turn-by-turn directions, has been a godsend to drivers without a sense of direction. But GPS-based apps can't always help you find your way around a big indoor space, like a mall or hospital. Now researchers think they've found a way to create apps that can tell...
This New Technology Will Save You From Getting Lost In The Mall

The Disappearing Interface

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Where static computer screens and smartphones suck in our gaze and extract us from the world around us, many of the most interesting new tech gadgets and ideas move us back out into the open. A blind beta tester of Le Chal navigates an open space via vibrating insoles. Instead...
The Disappearing Interface

The World Cup starts now for Stuart Lancaster, the quiet achiever | Robert Kitson

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England's rivals will beware a coach they know little about as Lancaster begins the process of talent-grooming for 2015There is a scene in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid where the two outlaws are being tracked by an unknown posse with an uncannily good sense of direction. "Who are those...
The World Cup starts now for Stuart Lancaster, the quiet achiever | Robert Kitson

Fish are lazy, naive, easily led by robots (video)

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What does a fish look for in a leader? No doubt a nice fishy smell is important, and maybe a sense of direction too, but the overriding factor happens to be something much simpler, and indeed simple enough for a robot to mimic. Our old friend Maurizio Porfiri and...
Fish are lazy, naive, easily led by robots (video)

ZenDesk alternative SupportBee introduces flexible reporting platform with a dedicated API

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We last covered SupportBee when the customer support startup set up a popular new service over a single weekend, and it has developed some way since then, September 2012. For one thing, it upped sticks from Vietnam, returning to founder Prateek Dayal‘s home country of India, where it is now among the second...
ZenDesk alternative SupportBee introduces flexible reporting platform with a dedicated API

IBM Researcher Feeds Watson Supercomputer The 'Urban Dictionary'; Very Quickly Regrets It

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As a parent, some of your proudest moments occur when your children begin to talk. After several months of ear-shredding cries and indistinguishable babble, they finally begin to communicate in a language you can understand. A first word is an indescribable joy, whether it's "mama," "dada" or "roku." The future...
IBM Researcher Feeds Watson Supercomputer The 'Urban Dictionary'; Very Quickly Regrets It

Without a new product to propel sales, Apple struggles to remain a juicy buy

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Sales figures will still be mind-boggling when Tim Cook presents his update on Wednesday, but worries that Apple has lost direction post-Jobs will not go awayApple is focused on making the world's best products. Manically focused. Laser-focused... or so its chief executive maintains. Tim Cook has repeated the phrase time...
Without a new product to propel sales, Apple struggles to remain a juicy buy
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