A flashback to a moment in Politics that should be the representation of politics, not the exception.

Apr 6th, 2009 | By

A man in a position of great power standing up for what he believes in and willing to give it all up becaues of it.  Cook’s resignation speech in the House of Commons, received with an unprecedented standing ovation by fellow MPs, was described by the BBC’s Andrew Marr as “without doubt one of the
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Another step taken towards creating a synthetic brain

Mar 25th, 2009 | By

http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/22339/?a=f I imagine it is because the final episode of Battlestar is very fresh in my head but the increasing advancement towards a synthetic brain is looking eerily predicted by that show.  On one side we have IBM creating software to mimic the workings of a brain, and on the other side we have an
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Java is king – Chromeexperiments.com FTW

Mar 22nd, 2009 | By

http://www.chromeexperiments.com Such a powerful and underappreciated pillar of our online existence.   There should be java  shrines erected throughout the lands to celebrate what this tool can do and has done to change our lives.  Thank you Sun

Creating the first time Machine

Mar 18th, 2009 | By

Stumbled across this video today that made me go hmmmm An interview with him on CNN:

World Builder – Short Film by Bruce Brannit

Mar 12th, 2009 | By

Wow is about all I can say about this short film.  We are within decades of achieving this which makes it all that much more amazing.  But beyond it being just about great tech it is a touching and emotion story. A strange man uses holographic tools to build a world for the woman he
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Playing For Change – Stand By Me

Mar 6th, 2009 | By

Playing For Change is a movement to connect the world through music. Sign up for exclusive content, news and updates from hundreds of musicians and students around the globe at http://playingforchange.com The act of playing music with people of different cultures, religions, economics and politics is a powerful statement. It shows that we can find
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Gustavo Dudamel and the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra: A musical sensation from Venezuela

Feb 23rd, 2009 | By

I am so grateful to have witnessed this performance tonight.. My lord I have never seen passion personified like I do in Gustavo Dudamel, this is the first TED talk that when it ended I cheered and applauded with the audience.  Do yourself a favour, quiet everything down, put this on the bigscreen and loud
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Must Watch TED Talk: Susan Savage-Rumbaugh: Apes that write, start fires and play Pac-Man

Feb 21st, 2009 | By

An absolutely mind blowing, eye opening talk about a species of primate that it would seem no one pays any attention to because of how pias we are against sexuality, that being that their activities mirror our own so closely that it makes us uncomfortable.  My god, these discoveries and research about the Bonobo could
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Juan Enriquez introduces Homo Evolutis at T.E.D.

Feb 17th, 2009 | By

Fantatic speaker talking about the most amazing stuff in our future.  If we have a future that is.

Lost Generation – Great presentation

Feb 11th, 2009 | By

This video was sent to me and while the first 45 seconds or so I was wondering what was going on and why it was special. It really turned around after that and made me say ‘Wow’ .. What a brilliantly put together piece by this young woman.. Well Done!