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Pattie Maes on unveiling the "Sixth Sense", game-changing wearable tech (8:29) (Science )

This demo — from Pattie Maes’ lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry — was the buzz of TED. It’s a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine "Minority Report" and then some.
At the MIT Media Lab’s new Fluid Interfaces Group, Pattie Maes researches the tools we use to work with information and connect with one another. (From Ted.com)
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Tim Berners-Lee on the next Web of open, linked data (Science )

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.

Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. He leads the World Wide Web Consortium, overseeing the Web’s standards and development. (From Ted.com)
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Juan Enriquez on genomics and our future (Science )

Scientific discoveries, futurist Juan Enriquez notes, demand a shift in code, and our ability to thrive depends on our mastery of that code. Here, he applies this notion to the field of genomics.
About Juan Enriquez

Juan Enriquez thinks and writes about the profound changes that genomics and other life sciences will cause in business, technology, politics and society.
(From Ted.com)
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Woody Norris on inventing the next amazing thing (Science )

Woody Norris shows off two of his inventions that treat sound in new ways, and talks about his untraditional approach to inventing and education. As he puts it: "Almost nothing has been invented yet." So — what’s next?
About Woody Norris

Woody Norris is a serial inventor of electronics, tools and cutting-edge sonic equipment — such as the LRAD acoustic cannon.
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Blaise Aguera y Arcas presents a new way to look at digital images (Science )

Blaise Aguera y Arcas leads a dazzling demo of Photosynth, software that could transform the way we look at digital images. Using still photos culled from the Web, Photosynth builds breathtaking dreamscapes and lets us navigate them.
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Johnny Lee demos his cool Wii Remote hacks (Science )

Building sophisticated educational tools out of cheap parts, Johnny Lee demos his cool Wii Remote hacks, which turn the $40 video game controller into a digital whiteboard, a touchscreen and a head-mounted 3-D viewer.
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Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Tells Us What They Learn From Users (Science )

In the year leading up to this talk, the web tool Twitter exploded in size (up 10x during 2008 alone). Co-founder Evan Williams reveals that many of the ideas driving that growth came from unexpected uses invented by the users themselves. Twitter is the addictive messaging service that connects the world—140 characters at a time. (From Ted.com)
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New York Times Tech Columnist David Pogue on Cell Phone Tools (27:03) (Science )

In this engaging talk New York Times tech columnist David Pogue rounds up some handy cell phone tools and services that can boost your productivity and lower your bills (and your blood pressure).
David Pogue is the personal technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy Award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. He’s also one of the world’s bestselling how-to authors. (From TedTalks.com)
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Rock-star physicist Brian Cox talks about the Large Hadron Collider at CERN (14:36) (Science )

Brian Cox takes us on a tour of the massive LHC project in Geneva, Switzerland. He explains important aspects of "the biggest of big sciences" in an accessible way, which will fascinate both science students and others. Cox makes a difficult subject understandable and most appealing.
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