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The future comes in tiny packets.... :)
 
Micro Robots
SRI International have developed incredibly small and fast robots that are capable of following building instructions.
More Here: http://prsk.nl/1kFR9Ow
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This wristband not only tracks your fitness and stress by recording your heart rate, but also tracks your nutrition by using green, red and infrared patterns under your skin and detecting metabolites in your bloodstream. It currently reports protein, fat and carbohydrates, but they are working on making it more sophisticated, so it can, for example, distinguish sugar from complex carbohydrates.
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hey Roald it's Jovy.... really don't know whether it's  you i'm really searching for...i'm just really happy  to bump with you in here though i'm not too sure whether it's really you..anyway hoping for  good result..
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Learn how to create "The Matrix" Movie effects using JavaScript and HTML5.

http://www.arungudelli.com/2013/09/matrix-effect-using-html5-and-javascript.html

Have a Look and Add your Valuable comments..
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There are 11 ways to chop a pentagon into pieces by drawing lines between corners - lines that don't intersect.   For a square there are just 3 ways, and for a triangle there's just 1, using no lines at all.  

We can count the ways for a polygon with any number of corners, and we get these numbers:

1, 3, 11, 45 ,197, 903, 4279, 20793, 103049, …

These are called the Schröder–Hipparchus numbers, for an interesting reason.  Hipparchus was one of the best of the ancient Greek astronomers.   He lived around 100 BC, and he discovered the precession of the equinoxes, and invented the 'stereographic projection' - an important way to map a sphere on a plane. 

But Plutarch, a philosopher who lived two centuries later, said Hipparchus also showed that the number of “affirmative compound propositions” that can be made from ten “simple propositions” is 103049. 

See that number up there?

Nobody had a clue what Plutarch was talking about until 1994, when a grad student put the pieces together.  The story is in my blog article here:

http://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/2013/04/permutations_polynomials_and_p.html

and the story moves forwards even further in the comments.  I hope this is fun regardless whether you like simple easy math (chopping polygons into pieces), or heavy-duty sophisticated math (operads). 
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+Luis V. 3! 
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like a boss
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For those who'd also like to help the people hit by Haiyan, you may donate via this link: https://www.redcross.org/donate/index.jsp?donateStep=2&itemId=prod4650031 It will support the Philippine National Red Cross relief efforts in the areas devastated by the storm. 
The people still have no food, water, shelter, electricity, in the affected areas. Every minute counts. Please help. Thank you.

http://www.redcross.org/news/article/Red-Cross-Sends-Support-to-Philippines-for-Typhoon-Response
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So #Acer also has a new #Chromebook and its C720 is actually quite different from the #HP Chromebook 11:
- CPU: #Intel x86 vs #Samsung ARM
- Battery life: 8.5h vs 6h
- USB: 3.0 vs 2.0
- HDMI: Full size port vs USB adaptor?

And what's a bit surprising is the Acer is cheaper ($249) than the HP ($279)! But Acer doesn't benefit from the same marketing Google is doing for HP and at the end, I guess it looks less cool for the end consumers.
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it's disappointing that the better spec'd one isn't as nice in the design department.
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this is great. #enlightened   field in space.
 
3,300 light years away from #Earth, catch the newest image of this green-glowing blob. The IC 1295 planetary nebula has never been seen like this before!

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Not as long as we draw breath. We will continue to fight for humanity's freedom, despite whatever Niantic and their Resistance dupes will throw at us.

For humanity! For freedom! For a better tomorrow!
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still a long way to go but this guy may come close to Parzival of Ready Player One.

http://www.odditycentral.com/news/chinese-gaming-addict-has-spent-the-last-6-years-in-an-internet-cafe.html
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