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Quote... "(IBM) sees a future in which fields like medical diagnosis, business analytics, and tech support are automated by question-answering software like Watson. Just as factory jobs were eliminated in the 20th century by new assembly-line robots, Brad and I were the first knowledge-industry workers put out of work by the new generation of "thinking" machines. "Quiz show contestant" may be the first job made redundant by Watson, but I'm sure it won't be the last."
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The incoming Conservative Government is to be immediately disbanded after it was discovered they're illegal under new laws forbidding ‘extremist groups’.
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Scotland, where apathy lost.
By Robin McAlpine Well that was fun (and simultaneously awful). I'm trying and failing to find the final turnout figures in Scotland. When I crashed out at half five it was looking like the turnout...
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Mobile operators to ban ads, except for Twitter and Facebook? It's this the European version of net neutrality?
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Just found this article that's sharing news about mobile services may be planning to block advertising on their networks. What do you think?

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Several mobile operators plan to block advertising on their networks, setting the stage for a battle with likes of Google and Yahoo, the FT reports.
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Introducing Alive | Shotgun Debugging https://joshvarty.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/introducing-alive/
tl;dr: We built this: Write code. Compile. Run. To most of us, this is what programming "is". But when we really stop to think about it, this is a pretty bizarre way to create. We've divided up pro...
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Scotland's Pride.
 
Scotland leads way in protections it offers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.
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A long but fascinating read on why the #ge2015 polls were wrong and the power they wield.
What happened in the UK's election by someone whose prediction was more right than wrong
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If the exit polls are right, and the Tories have more seats than Labour and SNP combined, it makes a bit of a mockery of all the #VoteSNPGetWhoever campaigns.
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Define your own app permissions on Android?
 
Google is reportedly working on bringing the ability for users to manage individual app permissions on their devices. According to a new report out of Bloomberg, Google may soon bring the ability for Android users to select what aspects of their device an app can and cannot have access to… #android
Google is reportedly working on bringing the ability for users to manage individual app permissions on their devices. According to a new report out of Bloomberg, Google may soon bring the ability for Android users to select what aspects of their device an app can and cannot have access to before downloading from Google Play. From Bloomberg: Google's Android operating system is...
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It would depend how it was implemented. Some ROMs offer this feature, and if you disable a permission, the ROM will send dummy data instead (location is always Mountain View, your contacts are Larry Page and Sergey Brin and no-one else), to avoid breaking apps.
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Don't work for Google (unlike my namesake), but I am a geek, and will happily talk for hours about Python, Java, .Net, Agile, dependency injection, HTML5, Doctor Who, music you've never heard of, politics, or pretty much anything else.

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To address tech’s diversity woes, start with the vanishing Comp Sci clas...
arstechnica.com

The number of schools offering AP Computer Science has dropped 35% in recent years.

Hundreds of thousands of indyref voters will snub May election, finds poll
www.heraldscotland.com

Huge numbers of voters who cast their ballots in the independence referendum do not plan to vote in May's General Election, according to a n

Exchange Web Services (EWS) in Exchange 2010
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Last modified: September 21, 2010. Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 | Exchange Server 2010. In this article. Exchange Web Services Features

Speak freely - but choose your words carefully, Beijing warns Hong Kong ...
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Your source for credible news and authoritative insights from Hong Kong, China and the world.

My Tracks
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My Tracks records your path, speed, distance, and elevation while you walk, run, bike, or do anything else outdoors. While recording, you ca

Spiders
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Divides are a 5 piece rock band based in Glasgow - made up of former members of well-received Scottish bands featuring, vocalist Tasha Cowie

OpenDocument Reader
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OpenDocument Reader позволяет читать и редактировать документы ODF в пути!Вы можете читать документы ODF в OpenDocument Reader, где бы вы ни

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The UK is making it a legal duty to maximise greenhouse gas emissions
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Buried in the infrastructure bill is an astonishing contradiction on the UK's approach to oil and climate change

Yahoo Mail
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Kami tahu sebagian dari Anda mengalami masalah saat mencoba membuka email. Untuk mengatasinya, buka Pengaturan > Tentang Yahoo Mail > Hapus

Bastille
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The neo-synth pop group Bastille were formed in London, England in 2010. Originally the solo project of singer/songwriter Dan Smith, Bastill

Pregnant mother at risk of flogging and death
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A Christian Sudanese woman could be sentenced to flogging and death. Take action.

This Is What Smart Kitchen Gadgets Should Look Like | Design | WIRED
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“Humanity will need a new model of human-machine interaction," says Stefano Marangoni, project lead at THINGK.

Wee Play Scotland: The Referendum Game Changer
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A card game that gets you thinking about the independence referendum. Rather than playing to win, you play to make sense of the bigger pictu

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
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A moment comes when you stop dreaming, start living and discover your destiny. For day dreamer Walter Mitty, that time is now. When his job,

Winter Ragu was lovely
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