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Turadg Aleahmad
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I had always wondered why caffeine evolved!
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Here here
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regardless of your politics, our voting infrastructure has problems
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thanks for the investigation, Zack. I wish there was a browser plugin that verified whatever you're reading with Snopes. Wouldn't be so hard actually, just a YES NO MAYBE indicator and people could vote on whether Snopes covered it, with a link to the debunk.
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Wonderful summary of the applied learning science contributions coming from the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (which brings +Carnegie Mellon University and Pitt researchers together).
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About that video going around
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Not cognitively, but motivationally. 
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Rampant myopia.
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    Human Computer Interaction, 2006 - 2012
  • UC Berkeley
    Cognitive Science, 1997 - 2002
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Do Gifted Programs Improve Learning? (wow! really dumb question)
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How to delete the "Move to Dropbox" context menu item
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It took me a while to figure this out, so here: sudo rm -r /Library/DropboxHelperTools/Dropbox_u* Then use Force Quit to restart Finder. Thi

On 'Viral" Education Videos
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There's a lot to like about the cellphone recording of 18-year-old Duncanville High School student Jeff Bliss — particularly if you view thi

Geknowm
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Mapping human knowledge

The Self-Destruction of the 1 Percent
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The top 1 percent cannot evade its share of responsibility for the growing gulf in American society.

xkcd: Share Buttons
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PHD Comics: Feelings
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Link to Piled Higher and Deeper

How Luther went viral
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IT IS a familiar-sounding tale: after decades of simmering discontent a new form of media gives opponents of an authori

Daum Equation Editor
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Now, edit the formula quickly and easily expressed in your Chrome browser

The Challenge of Making Friends as an Adult
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The period for making B.F.F.’s, the way you did in your teens or early 20s, is pretty much over. It’s time to resign yourself to situational

cmnotes: “Jabberwocky” from Through the...
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cmnotes: “ “Jabberwocky” from Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll (1871), trans. to French by Frank L. Warrin (1931) and German by Ro

Homebrew — MacPorts driving you to drink? Try Homebrew!
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Homebrew. The missing package manager for OS X. Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn't inc

Piracy is part of the digital ecosystem
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In the summer of 2009, I found myself invited to a small party in an old bourgeois apartment with breathtaking views of the

xkcd: Skynet
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A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language. XKCD updates every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. You can get prints, posters, and t-shi

xkcd: The General Problem
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Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/974/. Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_general_problem.pn

[this is aaronland] "an index of reality"
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This dialog makes total sense, right? The device is the map or something like that. I can only imagine that Apple's security/paranoid people

Crowdsourcing and the end of job interviews - A Computer Scientist in a ...
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When you discuss crowdsourcing solutions with people that have not heard the concept before, they tend to ask the question: "Why is cro

Hewlett Sponsored Assessment Prize Draws Amazing TalentHewlett Sponsored...
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Business Insider report on the amazing talent mobilized by the $100,000 prize purse of the Hewlett sponsored Automated Student Assessment Pr

Ten Years of Monster Raving Egomania and Utter Batshit Insanity
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Common Core Launches Avalanche of InnovationCommon Core Launches Avalanc...
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Common Core State Standards provide a national platform for innovation. For the first time, content developers can invest for a national ma