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Technology behind the Personal Network

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
When sensors, personal and home devices and in-car technology are all counted, expert group, the Wireless World Research Forum, believes people will own and use up to a thousand devices by 2017. More>>>
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Medicine_health

Laser Welding Skin Closure Like Star Trek

(http://www.technovelgy.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
Laser welding of body tissues may provide a means of closing surgical incisions that is better than traditional methods. More>>>
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Transportation

Bicycles could disappear from Asia

(http://old.thejakartapost.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
This study provides early warning for transportation policies in Asia to be greener (e.g. bicyle-friendly). More>>>
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Business_work

Recessionary design: A boom time for creative e...

(http://www.iht.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
If you rewind through design history, many of the most exhilarating periods have been during economic downturns. An example is the Virtual Wallet online banking service developed for the young, tech-savvy customers of the American bank PNC, by the... More>>>
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Security

Global Arms Sales on the Increase

(http://www.globalissues.org) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
Excellent blog-thesis on current trends in the global arms trade: "The latest data covering global arms sales shows that sale of arms in 2007 increased to almost $60 billion, 70% of which went to developing countries. Updated graphs and chart... More>>>
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Energy

New Solar Balloon Creates 400 Times More Energy...

(http://www.stumbleupon.com) - scanned by: Muffaletta over 5 years ago
Solar Just Got Better. It’s cost efficient. It’s made of an easy to find material and it’s an environmentally sound concept. More>>>
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The Impact of Gestures as Basic Inputs

(http://clarkaldrich.blogspot.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
The advent of the Nintendo Wii, Guitar Hero, and the iPhone/iPod Touch has introduced (or at least emphasized) a new vocabulary around expanded Basic Inputs. These introduce new gameplay and interface conventions, enabling higher fidelity (and ... More>>>
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Space

Funeral in Space

(http://sg.news.yahoo.com) - scanned by: telvingoh over 5 years ago
Stumble on this article talking about sending human remains into space or more specifically on the lunar surface. Not too long ago I read about Space tourism, now space cemetery? Imagine more and more activities happening in space...that would hel... More>>>
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Education

As Economy Wavers, Online Enrollments Climb

(http://www.insidehighered.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
Would online education have the same impact on traditional education institutions as social media have on traditional broadcast media? The study, “Staying the Course: Online Education in the United States, 2008,” was produced with the College B... More>>>
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Commonwealth Club

(http://tickets.commonwealthclub...) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
presentation - future of the web More>>>
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Energy

Scientists Discover Method to Mass Produce Grap...

(http://cleantechnica.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
breakthrough will allow mass storage of hydrogen More>>>
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Energy

Scientists Reach Hydrogen Storage Milestone : C...

(http://cleantechnica.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
hydrogen fuel a closer reality with nano-storage technology More>>>
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