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Does the future of TV lie in gesture-based cont...

(http://thestandard.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
The interface landscape ahead is rich - gesture-based interface apps are growing. More>>>
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Why House Calls Save Money

(http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
Dr. Jack Resnick, an internist in New York, believes that if the frail elderly are treated at home by doctors making house calls, as they did in the good old days, then medical outcomes will improve and Medicare costs can be reduced. More>>>
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Ageing Rolling Stones fans will demand exciting...

(http://www.telegraph.co.uk) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
The baby boomer generation will demand excitement in retirement, according to an official report which claims many councils are unprepared for Britain's ageing population. More>>>
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Government

5 Big Implications of YouTube's New Govt Channels

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
Spurred in large part by Barack Obama's unprecedented and extraordinarily successful new media campaign, other national politicians are quickly following suit by embracing YouTube's new dedicated channels for U.S. Senators and House Representative... More>>>
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Is Your Child Ready For the Knowledge Economy?

(http://www.bigthink.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
Harvard education professor Daniel Koretz explains the new mandatory level of cognitive ability. More>>>
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Gaming in the Future: Will It Be Utterly Borin...

(http://www.unigamesity.com) - scanned by: McM over 5 years ago
An article comparing Nintendo's decision to simplify the games of the future with the alternative future presented in Hollywood comedy Idiocracy. According to the article, such a measure will simply kill gaming as a fun and entertaining way of... More>>>
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Culture

[Video] Crowdsourced 2009 Predictions

(http://www.thisisgoingtobebig.com) - scanned by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
from 'this is going to be BIG' blog: thoughtful people post 7 second video predictions for 2009. More>>>
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Researchers create all seeing robotic 'eye'

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
Researchers at The Vision Centre, in Australia, have created a digital receiving eye that mimics insight site and could be integrated into video and robotic vision applications More>>>
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10 Wild Cards for the next decade

(http://smarteconomy.typepad.com) - scanned by: smarteconomy over 5 years ago
10 Wild Cards for the next decade Wild cards are highly improbable events but if they do happen, their effects will have severe consequences. Human history has always een punctuated by wild card events, Here's a list of some of the ones I've ... More>>>
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Why Obama Can't Ignore Education Tech

(http://www.businessweek.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
Not only is it a proven way to generate significant economic benefits, the cost would be only a few drops in the bucket of his stimulus plan More>>>
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The Mandate of Kevin

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
The quick rise of the prosumer is exerting great force on the social networks and platforms that depend on these users.  As prosumers are empowered and generate more value their options broaden, allowing them to control more of their web and ... More>>>
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Energy

Economic bright spot: Prices for 2009

(http://www.csmonitor.com) - scanned by: Marc Cobb over 5 years ago
The Energy Department forecasts that in 2009, the price of gasoline will average $2.03 a gallon. While higher than current prices, it is much lower than the average prices of 2008, which were closer to $3.27 a gallon, cresting over $4 a gallon in ... More>>>
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