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Watch your language. Literally.

Speak into your watch and flip it over. The person you’re talking to can read what you said in their language, and respond in kind. The latest software update for Android Wear has Google Translate built in, so unless you speak 44 languages, your wrist can now speak more languages than your mouth.

Read more: http://goo.gl/fHRkwf
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Because nothing this year can touch last year's winner
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Because it's that day when druids, wiccans and other lovers of astronomical significance have to crank up the Jethro Tull.

Happy Solstice, northern hemespherites! The days get longer from here on in.

(Enjoy your longest day, southies!) 
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Last of three parts in this series on Gartner's study of IT investment strategy.
 
6 Ways To Cloud Nirvana (or: IT ROI ASAP)
 ~ +Emma Byrne on +Forbes 
~~~ http://onforb.es/1tvI9MQ ~~~
In parts one and two of this series we looked at recent research into the importance of optimizing your IT investments. If you're thinking seriously about taking control of your IT investment, then here’s what you need to know...
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Like labs as a setting? Me too. Here's why.
Doctor January by Rhoda Baxter Published by Choc - Lit  Published in paper back 7th August 2014 Blurb: If you keep looking back, you might miss what’s standing right in front of you … Six months after a painful brea...
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Meeeep! The paperback comes out tomorrow but you can get the eBook now! Rhoda Baxter gets a well-deserved splash in the Post! 

http://www.choc-lit.com/productcat/rhoda-baxter/
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I like Space Weird Thing and all people on home space ball should hear it...
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Looking forward to Randall's book
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"Don't stand on the fish!"

Truly you are a most diligent diving instructor :D :D :D 
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Buzzwords give me nausea, but data makes me happy...
 
I Hate 'The Internet Of Things' -- But I Love The Internet Of Things ~ Forbes/Emma Byrne ~
The "Internet of Things" -- powerful trend, but misunderstood buzzword: Your boss or your peers are probably asking you about the Internet of Things (IoT). Or they soon will be. But what is it?
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Some excellent ideas from +Rhoda Baxter 
It’s that time of year again. I’ve noticed that there are a lot of posts cropping up about what to buy for the writer in your life. But a writer is for life, not just for Christmas, so here’s my al...
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Freelance science and technology writer
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Scientific research, AI, neuro-inspited architecture, health technology research, journalism, impact statement writing, television and radio interviews and packages
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  • University College London
    Research Fellow, 2001 - 2004
    AI researcher
  • University of Aberystwyth
    Post Doctoral Research Fellow, 2006 - 2008
    AI researcher and Robot Scientist team member
  • University of Middlesex
    PDRF, 2008 - 2010
    AI Researcher
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Nerd. Dilletante. Scientist. Writer. Actor.
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I'm a freelance science and technology writer and AI and health technology researcher. My PhD is in AI and my research specialities include neural networks, genetic algorithms, robotics, telehealth and neuroscience. I am also an experienced impact statement author and have helped several Russell Group universities prepare for the REF exercise.

I'm a graduate of the BBC Academy where I was trained in broadcast skills for subject experts. I regularly appear on news broadcasts as an AI expert and was recently featured in a Newsround series on robots. I was also awarded a British Science Association Media Fellowship in 2008.
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BBC Radio 4 let me do a whole programme on the science of swearing. I write for NetApp Voice on emerging tech and future business. I've also written for the FT, Broadcast Magazine, Global Business Magazine and other publications on science and technology.
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  • University College London
    Artificial Intelligence, 2001 - 2004
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