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Ma Ru

Is it Pokemon or Big Data? - 6 views

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    See title...
Ma Ru

Dutch cyclists have longer lives say researchers - 0 views

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    It's official. But note the clause: *Dutch* cyclists...
Ma Ru

Intelligent Machines - BBC News - 3 views

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    AI week on BBC - interesting opportunity to get a glimpse into how the field is viewed by laymen...
Ma Ru

Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science - 1 views

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    Apparently, between 33 to 50%. But I'm not convinced the results are reproducible...
Ma Ru

An intellectually challenging game of loop - 3 views

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    In case you are looking for inspiration for a new piece of ACT's meeting room furniture...

    "This is almost an example, not of mathematics but how mathematics changes when it becomes physics"
Ma Ru

ISS astronauts bite into space-grown lettuce - 0 views

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    Next great step for humankind.

    "... and we're standing by now for the first consumption of one of these red romaine lettuce leaves ..." :-)
Ma Ru

Tesla reveals robotic snake car charger - 2 views

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    Quoting Elon Musk, "it does seem kinda wrong"...
Ma Ru

PLOS Computational Biology: Ten Simple Rules for Organizing an Unconference - 1 views

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    For future reference...

    At the same time, a crowdsourced article:
    "We began the crowdsourcing by collecting a list of possible rules for the article via a git-controlled repository"
    SVN would be so 2000-ish...
Ma Ru

Shop which knows your name - 6 views

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    I'm sure Leo will love it. Yet another argument not to have a facebook account or a smartphone.
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    Ditched? I never had either!

    But then on the other hand a recent Dilbert summarised me pretty well...
Ma Ru

Ambition - 0 views

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    Visit the main ESA website and you'll be greeted with a 6-minute Rosetta promo movie by a kickass Polish artist...

    P.S. You can also find the video here.

    P.P.S It seems I've just discovered a way to hijack old diigo entries ;-)
Ma Ru

The Highlight of the Scientific Calendar, 2014 - 7 views

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    It's out there for TWO days and no one has posted it here yet? What's happening to the ACT...

    In any case, yet-another-year-ACT-didn't-make-it... Better luck next time.
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    I think e.g. de Tommaso et al. results have application in almost any business, ESA notwithstanding, in terms of implications for optimal office decor...
Ma Ru

Neural Network simulation chip from IBM - 1 views

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    There you go, the latest-and-greatest chip is there. Now the only remaining tiny detail - program it.
Ma Ru

Nice job opportunity at ESA - 7 views

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    Anyone's going to apply? Just so that I know my competition... ;-)
Ma Ru

F9R First Flight Test - 3 views

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    In case you have not seen this one yet...
Ma Ru

Trends in Cognitive Sciences - Syncing your brain: electric currents to enhance cognition - 0 views

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    Yes, you read correctly. Apply current to your brain to get smarter. Ariadna anyone?
Ma Ru

Here come gravitational waves - 3 views

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    Here you go. You can now scrap Lisa altogether.
    Who's going to tell Pacome?
Ma Ru

Information Preservation and Weather Forecasting for Black Holes - 2 views

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    S. Hawking argues black holes might not exist: "The absence of event horizons mean that there are no black holes - in the sense of regimes from which light can't escape to infinity."
    Physicists will likely appreciate...
Ma Ru

Cassini's Pale Blue Dot - 2 views

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    Earth, as seen from Saturn...
Ma Ru

Experimental realization of an optical second with strontium lattice clocks - 0 views

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    "Our system of five clocks connects with an unprecedented consistency the optical and the microwave worlds."
    Interesting?
Ma Ru

Curiosity at Rocknest Gigapano - 3 views

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    Billion-Pixel view from curiosity at Rocknest...
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