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Sue Thomas
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Runcible I've been completely captivated by this gorgeous video announcing the imminent release of Runcible. But what is it? The developers call it "a smart pocket watch for the post-smartphone era" but I'd say it's more than that. This mysterious device calls to our deepest connections with the physical world, a universe of plants, animals, wood, metal, and even our own discarded debris. From the website: Runcible is a new category of personal e...
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What does technature smell like? We can have some fun finding out. Some years ago I bought a tiny gadget from Amazon. It looks like a USB stick but it opens up to reveal a small absorbent pad. Tip a few drops of aromatic oil onto the pad, plug in the…
What does technature smell like? We can have some fun finding out.
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Do You Meditate? Want To Start? Marc Benioff, the CEO of Salesforce, is in the habit of meditating every day. His company’s new building in San Francisco has a dedicated meditation room on each floor. The design was inspired by a group of Buddhist monks…
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This week I’m helping the Urban Mind Project gather real-time data to help it understand how city living is affecting mental wellbeing.  I’ve downloaded the app and completed the initial assessment, which is very interesting. The next stage is to respond…
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Let’s all get some BarkPoints! There’s something deeply enjoyable about working online – you feel connected to other people, to your machine, to the vastness of the internet. Don’t know about you, but I can get a real buzz from just sitting at my desk for…
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“Tree climbing is a curious form of travel. Ascending, we cross the divide between two worlds, and the people passing beneath us become as separate as fish in an aquarium. Discovering a trunk with a clear path to the crown is enticing as finding a ladder…
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Fake Nature Lately I’ve felt very tempted to buy a fake tree for my apartment but there’s a tiny voice in my head warning me off. Sacrilege, it’s saying! The thin end of the wedge! Soon you’ll find yourself replacing all your real plants with plastic and…
Lately I've felt very tempted to buy a fake tree for my apartment but there's a tiny voice in my head warning me off. Sacrilege, it's saying!
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In The Washington Post this week: The osprey cam at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is trained on a nest near the Massachusetts seaside, and the pair that call it home are now waiting for three eggs to hatch. But for the first spring in a decade,…
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Can nature be natural to us once more? NaturePod™ looks like a massage chair with a headset, but it is much more. Could this be the ultimate technature experience? According to Project Leader and Experiential Futurist Stuart Candy at the Situation Lab ,…
NaturePod™ looks like a massage chair with a headset, but it is much more. Could this be the ultimate technature experience?
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A typical replacement knee joint Neil Harbisson “I feel that I am technology” “My new knee is called a Genesis II, a whimsical name that connotes an entirely new species cooked up from metal and plastic. Its principle components are cobalt chromium…
"Has the installation of my new knee - my crossing over into the world of cyborgs - changed me in any way? It's difficult to say..."
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Read the May Newsletter This month I’m thinking about trees, seas, and technature balance. Trees In February, I spent some time working on the question of technature balance and how I might explain it. The philosophy behind it comes from research for my…
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Time to connect with nature Spring is in the air here in the Northern Hemisphere and the sap is starting to rise.  If you’re feeling the urge to get outdoors, to move your wintry limbs, or just dig your fingers in the soil and start growing something,…
Spring is in the air here in the Northern Hemisphere and the sap is starting to rise. If you're feeling the urge to get outdoors....
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I love my wired life but I have questions: Where are we headed? How do cyberspace and nature fit together? What should we be doing to make our digital lives integrated, healthy, and mindful?
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Lubenham, Leicestershire - Leicester, UK - Nottingham, UK - Santa Barbara, California - West Barnstable, Massachusetts - Corby, Northamptonshire - Epsom, Surrey - Cullercoats, Northumbria - Whitley Bay, Northumbria - Syston, Leicestershire
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The Future Envisioned at Museum of Science Fiction (Op-Ed)
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Your AI tour guide awaits you at the new Museum of Science Fiction.

Audible alert - Google Groups
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Technobiophilia
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books.google.co.uk - Why are there so many nature metaphors - clouds, rivers, streams, viruses, and bugs - in the language of the internet?

Dan Lepard's double chocolate Victoria sandwich recipe
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Our baker's favourite chocolate recipe ... for now

YouTube - Transliteracy lecture by Sue Thomas
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