rePost:Why the Apple iPad Rocks Part 3:The iPad is NOT a Computer, its a Briefcase w/Gizmos | Angry Bear

read the whole thing. If you haven’t seen it google sixth sense computing ted talk watch the 2009 one presented in TED india. For me the iPad is a step towards having the sixth sense computer that is seen in that TED conference. It is the tool to of the rationalist wannabe to help make […]

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rePost::World’s Friendliest Countries – Forbes.com

Let me just state that I resent that the Philippines is not on this list!!! World’s Friendliest Countries Rebecca Ruiz, 12.01.09, 12:01 AM EST These nations are the most hospitable to expatriates, according to a new report. Rank Country Making Friends Making Local Friends Joining Community Groups Organizing School For My Children Organizing My Finances […]

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rePost::Things that probably won’t make it onto a Save Darfur poster – Chris Blattman

It’s not sexy to save darfurians (is this the right word?) from diarrhea but this is what would save 80% of them.  I think people who want to help should as a first impulse find something  a cause a thing that’s not sext to support because we can almost be sure that that cause is […]

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rePost:Why the Apple iPad Rocks Part 2 :Some stuff about the iPad

If the iPhone is any indication, this thing is going to be great for kids. Ollie likes playing games and looking at videos on the iPhone but the larger screen size of the iPad allows for more collaborative play…one kid + one adult or two kids using it together. The iPhone is for solitary use; […]

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Learned Today::Universal time — The Endeavour

Universal time (UTC) is the same as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), give or take a second. It’s essentially the time in Greenwich, England except it ignores Daylight Savings Time. The abbreviation UTC is an odd compromise. The French wanted to use the abbreviation TUC (temps universel coordonné) and the English wanted to use CUT (coordinated […]

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