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If you haven’t seen Sight by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo yet, do yourself a favor and check it out. It is a truly fascinating (and slightly frightening) vision–no pun intended–of the future that innovations like Google’s Project Glass seem to be charting a course towards. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

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After 14 years and over 15,000 stories posted, it’s finally time for me to say Good-Bye to Slashdot. I created this place with my best friends in a run down house while still in college. Since then it has grown to be read by more than a million people, and has served Billions and Billions of Pages (yes, in my head I hear the voice). During my tenure I have done my best to keep Slashdot firmly grounded in its origins, but now it’s time for someone else to come aboard and find the *future*.

Rob “CmdrTaco” Malda, founder of Slashdot, announcing his resignation from the technology curation and community site. As we said earlier, today’s a day of resignations. (via futurejournalismproject)
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smarterplanet: Using Twitter Improves Students’ Grades, And Other Surprising Tech Usage Facts OnlineEducation.net made an infographic based on results from a student/technology study. Full Story: Business Insider via emergentfutures:

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I’m homeless, very homeless, dirt broke and all, but I still own an iPad and a MSI Wind u130 netbook. These, I feel, are essential tools… Being without a home is not that big a deal in today’s world, but having connections to the rest of the world is pretty important.

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Craig Mod: Embracing the digital book

Craig Mod: Embracing the digital book