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Check out Osmo, a cool new game/app from a couple of ex Googleheads.
It’s the parental lament that just grows louder as kids spend more time glued to a screen: “Why can’t you play with real toys for a change?” Now the kids can, without having to give up the digital devices they’re so fond of, thanks to Tangible Play’s Osmo. Created by two ex-Googlers and a former Disney executive, Osmo combines real physical objects with the virtual world of an iPad. “Instead of a virtual reality game, we wanted to build an ‘act...
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my latest yahoo tech piece, this one on tech and autism. feel free to share with the rest of your peeps.

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/how-technology-has-changed-the-face-of-autism-84071769204.html?soc_src=mags&utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite
Like tens of thousands of other children, James has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which makes life a daily challenge for his parents, Marie and Rob, who live just outside Washington, D.C. “I think … therefore I am not a diagnosis” by John Jay Glenn (via Flickr). Yet, like many with ASD, James has some unusual abilities. And with the help of an iPad outfitted by the special-needs coordinators at his school, James can lead something approach...
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Why, autists now work as Linux admins.
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funny shite. worth opening all those extra browser windows.
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if somebody's offered to pay you to publish a web link, odds are a) it's a casino, and b) google won't like it one little bit.
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Google wants to patent electronic tattoos that measure galvanic skin response. Your next piece of body art may also be a lie detector
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I found him parked in front of his Xbox, playing Grand Theft Auto IV. Rather than embed lessons inside the plot of a role-playing game, The Social Express uses brief webisodes that target specific situations and model appropriate behavior, CEO Marc Zimmerman says.
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For the record, folks: I did not do any of this testing. It was done by SquareTrade, the aftermarket warranty company. They chose which phones to torture, designed the methodology, conducted the tests, etc.  All I did here was take their nearly 4 minute video and splice it into three parts, which I ran on YahooTech here -- https://www.yahoo.com/tech/watch-which-smartphone-is-tougher-samsung-galaxy-s5-82696654153.html

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don't think crying will bring you back to me. it's splitsville, baby.
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Nice job Dan
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This low-cost Android-powered PC lets parents remotely control their kids' computer use. It's a nice idea, but it's not quite ready for prime time.
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This G+ post has been brought to you by the NSA....
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