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Watch Dr. Genevieve Bell’s “Rage Against the Machine?” Keynote at IxDA | Interaction ’12 Conference

Dr. Genevieve Bell is an Australian-born anthropologist and researcher. As director of User Interaction and Experience in Intel Labs, Dr. Bell leads a research team of social scientists, interaction designers, human factors engineers and computer scientists. This team shapes and helps create new Intel technologies and products that are increasingly designed around people’s needs and desires […]

Watch Tan Le’s “A headset that reads your brainwaves” demo at TED 0

Watch Tan Le’s “A headset that reads your brainwaves” demo at TED

Tan Le’s astonishing new computer interface reads its user’s brainwaves, making it possible to control virtual objects, and even physical electronics, with mere thoughts (and a little concentration). She demos the headset, and talks about its far-reaching applications […]

Education in China: Reverse Brain Drain 0

Education in China: Reverse Brain Drain

China is experiencing some reverse brain drain, by attracting Chinese scientists and mathematicians in the U.S. back to the mainland […]

Watch Rachel Armstrong’s “Architecture that repairs itself?” talk at TED 0

Watch Rachel Armstrong’s “Architecture that repairs itself?” talk at TED

Venice, Italy is sinking. To save it, Rachel Armstrong says we need to outgrow architecture made of inert materials and, well, make architecture that grows itself. She proposes a not-quite-alive material that does its own repairs and sequesters carbon, too […]

Core77 highlights Brazil’s innovation capabilities as a “natural knowledge-economy” 1

Core77 highlights Brazil’s innovation capabilities as a “natural knowledge-economy”

Mark Vanderbeeken writes for Core77 that the landscape for innovation in Brazil is changing fast: A new report by the UK think tank Demos argues that Brazil is a ‘natural knowledge-economy’ where the intertwining of knowledge, skills and innovation with environmental and other natural assets holds the key to competitive advantage […]

Watch JoAnn Kuchera-Morin’s “AlloSphere: a stunning new way to see scientific data” demo at TED 0

Watch JoAnn Kuchera-Morin’s “AlloSphere: a stunning new way to see scientific data” demo at TED

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin demos the AlloSphere, an entirely new way to see and interpret scientific data, in full color and surround sound inside a massive metal sphere. Dive into the brain, feel electron spin, hear the music of the elements […]

Tim Berners-Lee’s “The next Web of open, linked data” talk at TED 1

Tim Berners-Lee’s “The next Web of open, linked data” talk at TED

20 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. For his next project, he’s building a web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and reframe the way we use it together […]