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Miguel Granados
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3 minutes to midnight: Nuclear, climate, and biosecurity threats

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Cadaqués, en la Costa Brava, recomendado
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Anne Milgram: Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime #TED : http://on.ted.com/sesw. A dream job, isn't it?

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The reason Saarbrücken gets sooo cloudy ?
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‎"In a 2011 paper, researchers at the Complex Systems Institute unveiled a model that accurately explained why the waves of unrest that swept the world in 2008 and 2011 crashed when they did. The number one determinant was soaring food prices."
http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/9/10/we-are-now-one-year-and-counting-from-global-riots-complex-systems-theorists-say--2

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The Network of Global Corporate Control

"... We present the first investigation of the architecture of the international ownership network, along with the computation of the control held by each global player. We find that transnational corporations form a giant bow-tie structure and that a large portion of control flows to a small tightly-knit core of financial institutions. This core can be seen as an economic “super-entity” that raises new important issues both for researchers and policy makers...."

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http://www.economist.com/node/21556230 "Why business needs people with Asperger’s syndrome, attention-deficit disorder and dyslexia"

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“Despite the educational potential of computers, the reality is that their use for education or meaningful content creation is minuscule compared to their use for pure entertainment,” said Vicky Rideout, author of the decade-long Kaiser study. “Instead of closing the achievement gap, they’re widening the time-wasting gap.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/30/us/new-digital-divide-seen-in-wasting-time-online.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

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