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How Parallel Universes Actually Work, Scientifically. Aubrey de Grey: A roadmap to end aging. Meet the 14th Century African king who was richest man in the world of all time (adjusted for inflation!) By Olivia Fleming Published: 19:21 GMT, 15 October 2012 | Updated: 09:59 GMT, 16 October 2012 An obscure king who ruled West Africa in the 14th century has been named the richest person in history in a new inflation-adjusted list of the world's 25 wealthiest people of all time.

Meet the 14th Century African king who was richest man in the world of all time (adjusted for inflation!)

Spanning 1,000 years and with a combined fortune of $4.317trillion, only three of the list's 25 are alive today; none of them are women and 14 of them are American. Using the annual 2199.6per cent rate of inflation, where $100million in 1913 is equal to $2.299.63billion in 2012, Celebrity Net Worth's list includes familiar names like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett; but sitting at number one is Mansa Musa I of Mali. Centuries apart: Mansa Musa I (left) was a 12th century African King, and the richest person to ever live worth $400 billion; Bill Gates (right) ranks 12th with a inflation adjusted $136 billion fortune at his peak in 1999 Meanwhile John D.

John D. John D. JAM with Chrome. המהפכה התעשייתית הבאה תהיה תוצרת בית - מגזין TheMarker. במבנה טרומי נמוך קומה, בפאתי אזור התעשייה המנומנם של העיירה אנפילד שבקונטיקט, יושב פיטר האסיק על דרגש נמוך ולוגם תה רותח.

המהפכה התעשייתית הבאה תהיה תוצרת בית - מגזין TheMarker

על רצפת ההאנגר רחב הידיים מפוזרים חלקי מתכת ופיסות פלסטיק, רכיבים אלקטרוניים וכלי עבודה. Future Society & Enviroment. Web Lab. France 5 Rebrand. Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? Five Key TED Talks. In 1833, Ralph Waldo Emerson, a New England pastor who’d recently given up the ministry, delivered his first public lecture in America.

Five Key TED Talks

The talk was held in Boston, and its nebulous-sounding subject (“The Uses of Natural History,” a title that conceals its greatness well) helped lay the groundwork for the nineteenth-century philosophy of transcendentalism. It also changed Emerson’s life. In a world that regarded higher thought largely as a staid pursuit, Emerson was a vivid, entertaining speaker—he lived for laughter or spontaneous applause—and his talk that day marked the beginning of a long career behind the podium. Over the next year, he delivered seven talks, Robert D. Richardson, Jr., tells us in his 1996 biography, “Emerson: The Mind on Fire.”

Whether Emerson has a modern heir remains an open question, but, more than a century after his death, the speaking trade he enjoyed continues to thrive. Why? 1. 2. TED has always enjoyed a strong connection with Silicon Valley. 3. Where the Hell is Matt? 2012. How tech has helped me be a better dad. Home - Mars One. Adam Westbrook: Want to be a Digital Storyteller? Just do it. Do you want to tell digital stories that touch people?

Adam Westbrook: Want to be a Digital Storyteller? Just do it

As a journalist, in marketing or education, or as a personal publishing project? I know that many people do, and that’s why I got quite excited about a beautiful digital book that I came across last week, Inside the Story. In it, 24 master digital storytellers share one piece of advice each, and the result is a thought-provoking and inspiring reference for all digital storytellers. Google Art Project. Cargando Explora historias y colecciones de todas partes del mundo 'The Tower of Babel' by Pieter Bruegel the Elder Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Resumen diariolunes, 20 de febrero.

Google Art Project

Interactive - Bear 71. 9/11 Memorial Timeline. The Painting Fool. Google Begins Testing Its Augmented-Reality Glasses. Photos via GoogleGoogle showed off its first venture into wearable computing, called Project Glass.

Google Begins Testing Its Augmented-Reality Glasses

If you venture into a coffee shop in the coming months and see someone with a pair of futuristic glasses that look like a prop from “Star Trek,” don’t worry. It’s probably just a Google employee testing the company’s new augmented-reality glasses. On Wednesday, Google gave people a clearer picture of its secret initiative called Project Glass. The glasses are the company’s first venture into wearable computing. The glasses are not yet for sale. The Best Tools for Visualization. Visualization is a technique to graphically represent sets of data.

The Best Tools for Visualization

When data is large or abstract, visualization can help make the data easier to read or understand. There are visualization tools for search, music, networks, online communities, and almost anything else you can think of. Whether you want a desktop application or a web-based tool, there are many specific tools are available on the web that let you visualize all kinds of data. Here are some of the best: Visualize Social Networks Last.Forward: Thanks to Last.fm's new widget gallery, you can now explore a wide selection of extras to extend your Last.fm experience. Last Forward Friends Sociomap: Friends Sociomap is another Last.fm tools that generates a map of the music compatibility between you and your Last.fm friends. In Pictures: Top 15 augmented reality apps for iPhone and iPad - Slideshow. איך החיידקים שולטים בנו. Adobe Museum of Digital Media.

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