tricky task

tricky task

Anthony Weiner ad: Ready to be NYC mayor and keep privates off Twitter | Paul Harris

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In his new ad, Weiner stresses his work championing middle class causes and has plenty of scenes with his wifeWHOIs it really comeback season in America? After the stunning political rebirth of disgraced South Carolina ex-governor Mark Sanford, Anthony Weiner is certainly hopeful of his chances. The one-time liberal favourite...
Anthony Weiner ad: Ready to be NYC mayor and keep privates off Twitter | Paul Harris

Need A Moonbase? The E.U. Will Print You One...On The Moon

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The European Space Agency is planning experiments into printing habitable structures out of moon dust. Building a moon base is a tricky task because in theory you have to haul every bit of equipment you'd need off the surface of the Earth into orbit, then bus it over to...
Need A Moonbase? The E.U. Will Print You One...On The Moon

DailyDirt: Simple Kitchen Techniques

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Some people freely admit that they have trouble boiling water when it comes to cooking techniques. But some seemingly simple tasks aren't so easy to do if your standards are set high enough. The proliferation of cooking shows doesn't quite help because every TV chef has his/her own way of...
DailyDirt: Simple Kitchen Techniques

Photographic infographic: colourful cars at this year's Geneva Motor Show

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Carbuzz visualisation shows the spectrum of innovation, using images of every colour of car at the Geneva Motor ShowMaking a successful photo-montage can be a tricky task, but over at Carbuzz they seem to have got the trick.This richly-coloured and innovative spread, put together last week, features every car on...
Photographic infographic: colourful cars at this year's Geneva Motor Show

Facebook Media Czar Dan Rose Shares His Sharing Plans

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Facebook has a billion users, which makes it very attractive to media companies. Media companies have lots of content those billion users might like to look at and talk about, which makes them very attractive to Facebook. Easy match, right? Not exactly: The media guys have been here before, with...
Facebook Media Czar Dan Rose Shares His Sharing Plans

With YouTube Now Factored Into Billboard's Hot 100, "Harlem Shake" Is No. 1 This Week

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This is not your grandma's Billboard. Billboard has decreed that YouTube is to be used as a factor in the Hot 100's methodology. The magazine, said its editorial director Bill Werde, had been discussing the issue with the video site for two years, but the success of this year's...
With YouTube Now Factored Into Billboard's Hot 100, "Harlem Shake" Is No. 1 This Week

This week's new games

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Resident Evil 6, Xbox 360 & PS3After protracted whinging about Resident Evil 5, Capcom has set out to make this episode all things to all people.With a total of four discrete campaign stories - each with its own distinct feel, enemies and setting - you'll be whisked all over the...
This week's new games

Google's Legalise Love campaign rocks, right? Let's Ask Jeeves | Emer O'Toole

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Google's gay rights campaign is awesome for many reasons, but we should be wary of powerful corporations with opinionsGoogle's recently launched Legalise Love campaign works towards decriminalising homosexuality and eliminating homophobia in all countries in which the company operates. By supporting grassroots movements and mobilising other organisations, Google is using...
Google's Legalise Love campaign rocks, right? Let's Ask Jeeves | Emer O'Toole

This Week In Bots: The New Pet-Proto Video Will Creep You Out

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Bot Vid: Pet-Proto, meet C3PO We've written about Boston Dynamics so many times here in TWiB because the company is at one of the leading edges in robot design, and has some incredible machines. It's this prowess which has enabled BD to tackle DARPA's Robotic Challenges head-on. And now we...
This Week In Bots: The New Pet-Proto Video Will Creep You Out

The winner of Startup Weekend London is Pollarize.me

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After a frantic weekend of coding, networking, sleeplessness and brushing up on presentation skills, the winner of Startup Weekend London is Pollarize.me. Sunday night saw 18 presentations of wonderful ideas all competing for the opportunity to be fast-tracked into Telefonica’s incubator, Wayra. Matthew Munro on behalf of the winning team was...
The winner of Startup Weekend London is Pollarize.me
Microsoft Surface review: A tale of two tablets

This Week In Bots: Bee Serious! Introducing A Robot That's Smarter Than A Buzzing Insect

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Bot Vid: Quadrocopters Play Catch Precision quadrocopter aerobatics are always eye-pleasing, but the amazing display can distract us from remembering why someone bothered to do that. Now ETH Zurich has a new video of three quadrocopters cooperating to toss a ball in the air and catch it in a net--it's...
This Week In Bots: Bee Serious! Introducing A Robot That's Smarter Than A Buzzing Insect
How hackers will jailbreak the iPhone 5

Tears, Tantrums & Tech episode 9: Be yourself [Video]

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In part nine of our video series following three startups taking part in the Springboard accelerator at Google Campus in London, we take a look at how the teams – Birdback, Kicktable and Teddle – are handling the tricky task of getting word of their existence out to their target markets. From...
Tears, Tantrums & Tech episode 9: Be yourself [Video]
Google turns its search smarts to patents

China v the US: how the superpowers compare

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As Barack Obama prepares for the 'no-necktie summit' with the Chinese leader Xi Jinping in California, we decided to look at the two superpowers and compare data such as health, wealth and environmental development - an inherently tricky task given the countries' markedly different systems. Can it be done? Join...
China v the US: how the superpowers compare
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