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A couple of years ago, British Pathé uncovered some striking footage from 1922 showing two women experimenting with the first mobile phone. A spokesman for the archive said: ”It’s amazing that nearly 90 years ago mobile phone technology and music … was not only being thought of but being trialled.” “The phone even has a lid which makes it the first flip-phone we are aware of, although it is probably not going to win any design awards.”
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Four "strategic crossing points" that you can watch 24/7 on Blue Servo from home. A group of crime-busting Texan sheriffs has launched an online surveillance system that makes it possible for the public to watch the Mexican border on CCTV 24 hours a day. Since its launch last Thursday... nothing has happened. So what's the point?
Betrayed by our own data Mobile phones are tracking devices that reveal much about our lives. One look at our interactive map of data provided by the Green party politician Malte Spitz shows why. Nuclear plants in your neighbourhood How many people live near a nuclear power plant in Germany? How many people lives within a radius of 20 kilometres? PISA based Wealth Comparison How do families live these days? ZEIT ONLINE analyzed and visualized the data OECD's comprehensive world education ranking report, PISA 2009.
"filling in all swamplands" and "chemically treating all water streams" Those are both things done in the mid-20th century, until it was realized that they were really, really idiotic things to do because the repercussions were so bad (exacerbating flooding, damaging water quality and contaminating whole ecosystems). Environmentalism grew as a response to this sort of stupidity. "livestock would be bred to basically be huge chunks of meat"
Congratulations to the Round Two (2011) Digging into Data Challenge Awardees and a big "thank you" to all the teams that competed and the many libraries and archives that made their collections available to the researchers. Cascades, Islands, or Streams? Time, Topic, and Scholarly Activities in Humanities and Social Science Research
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World War II and the Postwar Period The United States entered World War II in 1942. During the war, immigration decreased. There was fighting in Europe, transportation was interrupted, and the American consulates weren't open.
“CLOSE/DISTANT” | Keywords for Video Game Studies GIG Session, Apr. 4, 1:30 PM, CMU 202 The Keywords for Video Game Studies graduate interest group’s (GIG) first event of the Spring Quarter is on Thursday, April 4, 1:30-3:30 PM, in Communication 202. This is our fifth public reading and discussion group of the academic year and will focus on the gaming terms “CLOSE/DISTANT.” The Keywords for Video Game Studies working group, in collaboration with the Critical Gaming Project at the University of Washington , is supported by the Simpson Center for the Humanities .
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