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Edisonian, steampunked LED lightbulbs

Boing Boing - 10 July, 2014 - 00:42

LED lights aren't just twinkly toys or harsh-glowing white spotlights. For $30-$40, the Edison Light Globe company will sell you a beautiful, design-y retro steampunked 120W/3V dimmable retro-bulbs. (via Wired)

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'Sharknado 2' trailer bites off as much as it can chew

from News.com - 10 July, 2014 - 00:42
Better oil your chain saw. "Sharknado 2" is really happening, and there's nothing we can do to stop the mayhem.
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Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

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Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: The Essentials

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Slashdot - 10 July, 2014 - 00:40
Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he leads the Human Centered Computing Lab. With the help of students, the lab works on a variety of issues, including electronic voting, automotive user interfaces, advanced learning technologies, culturally relevant computing or ethnocomputing, and databases and data analytics. Dr. Gilbert has agreed to answer any questions you might have about computing and affecting society through accessible technologies. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Silicon Valley wage fixing: Disney, Lucas, Dreamworks and Pixar implicated

Boing Boing - 10 July, 2014 - 00:27


It's not just tech companies that participated in the massive, illegal "no-poaching" cartel. Read the rest

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Female sexuality, not pubes, is why prudes took down this painting

Boing Boing - 10 July, 2014 - 00:19

Lena Mcall's painting, Portrait of Ms Ruby May, was removed by the Mall Galleries in London from its Society of Women Artists's annual exhibition.

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Taco Tuesday never has to end with the Nostalgia Electrics Taco Toaster

from News.com - 10 July, 2014 - 00:18
Tacos are one of the greatest food inventions in all of history. A taco toaster for the kitchen counter makes sure they can be enjoyed any day of the week.






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Sandman Slim: Richard Kadrey's "Kill the Dead" in paperback

Boing Boing - 10 July, 2014 - 00:16


Richard Kadrey's Sandman Slim are some of the best supernatural thrillers being written today. Read the rest

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July 18: Boing Boing and Noise Pop at the Oakland Museum of California

Boing Boing - 10 July, 2014 - 00:11

Don't forget that on July 18 at the Oakland Museum of California, Boing Boing and Noise Pop will be joined by Death Cab for Cutie bassist Nick Harmer, Wilco and Miles Davis album designer Lawrence Azerrad, and Dead Kennedys / Alternative Tentacles artist Winston Smith to explore the art and allure of vinyl records! Read the rest

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Snowden asks for extension on Russian asylum

from News.com - 10 July, 2014 - 00:07
NSA leaker Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia runs out on July 31, leaving him without a home if it is not extended.






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