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TEDTalk: Beware Online “Filter Bubbles”



As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there’s a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a “filter bubble” and don’t get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.

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3D Sound from Ordinary Laptop Speakers

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Edgar Choueiri, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University, has developed a way to play true three-dimensional sound recordings over regular loudspeakers, such as those found in televisions and computer laptops.

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11assic: The First Lap-top

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TEDTalk: A next-generation digital book

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Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad — with clever, swipeable video and graphics and some very cool data visualizations to play with. The book is “Our Choice,” Al Gore’s sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth.”

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Silly Question / Snappy Response

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Ultimate Marble Machine

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evoMouse: Your Finger = Your Pointer

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evomouse 11 evoMouse: Your Finger = Your PointerWith the evoMouse, your finger is your pointer and there is no more pushing around a physical mouse. The evoMouse works on nearly any flat surface and requires very little space.


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Multi-Touch Monitor with Built-In Printer

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document extracter 2 Multi Touch Monitor with Built In PrinterHaving a computer plus a printer and a scanner, a workspace much space. While there are multifunction printers that save some space, we can still improve a little more. Or so he thinks Byeong Min Choe, designer of the “Document Extractor”, a concept of monitor.

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