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The First 2000 Years of Computing – PCWorld

The heart, brain, CPU, and hard drive of the revamped museum is the huge and permanent exhibit,Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing. Starting with the abacus, the slide rule, and an amazing contraption from ancient Greece called the¬†Antikythera Mechanism, the exhibit works its way slowly through analog computers, punch cards, mainframes and minis, personal […]

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Searching For The Origins of Creativity : NPR

Searching For The Origins of Creativity : NPR. From Darwin’s theory of evolution to the invention of YouTube, what factors play a role in innovation? Is there such a thing as an idea whose time has come? Steven Johnson, author ofWhere Good Ideas Come From, talks about great conceptual advances and how to foster creativity. […]

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Paul Craig Roberts: America’s Third World Economy

The millions of unemployed today are blamed on the popped real estate bubble and the subprime derivative financial crisis. However, the US economy has been losing jobs for a decade. As manufacturing, information technology, software engineering, research, development, and tradable professional services have been moved offshore, the American middle class has shriveled. The ladders of […]

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Make: Online : Make: Time & Space: Top 10 workshops

  Make: Online : Make: Time & Space: Top 10 workshops.

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Map: Where Americans Are Moving – Forbes.com

From Forbes: ¬†Interactive Map: Where Americans Are Moving Jon Bruner More than 10 million Americans moved from one county to another during 2008. The map below visualizes those moves. Click on any county to see comings and goings: black lines indicate net inward movement, red lines net outward movement. Map: Where Americans Are Moving – […]

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