Pia Mancini: Could We Open Source Democracy? Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode Open Source World About Pia Mancini's TED Talk Pia Mancini wants to upgrade democracy with the open source mobile platform Democracy OS. It aims to bring citizens inside the legislative process, and to get politicians to actively listen to what they say. About Pia Mancini After a disappointing brush with traditional political parties in Argentina, Pia Mancini realized that the existing democracy was disconnected from its citizens — and that no one was likely to fix it.
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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it. Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer? Featured DevTools Extensions Angular Batarang This extension features tools to help find and address performance bottlenecks, and visualize and debug applications. DevTools Terminal DevTools Terminal is a new Chrome DevTools extension that brings the power of the terminal to your browser. If you ever find yourself context-switching between Chrome and the command-line for tasks like: pulling down as… Ember Inspector The Ember Inspector is a plug-in for the Chrome developer tools that makes understanding and debugging your Ember.js application a snap. After installing this extension, you'll be able to easily: - View all of the rou… Backbone Debugger Adds a panel under the Chrome Developer Tools that displays in real-time all your application views, models, collections and routers.
Semantic Search Engines As An Alternative To Google Search There’s no denying the power and popularity of the Google search engine, and in comparison to other similar search engines such as Bing, where results are based on page rankings and algorithms, they excel. But there are other ways to search the web, using what are known as semantic search engines. Using a semantic search engine will ensure more relevant results based on the ability to understand the definition of the word or term that is being searched for, rather than on numbers. Milling Time: Testing the Shapeoko 2 CNC Machine Over the past few months, I've been working with various desktop CNC milling machines. I first tested the Othermill, which I really enjoyed using. The next desktop CNC machine I tested was the Shapeoko 2. Shapeoko is an affordable, open source CNC kit that has been on the market for a few years. Originally a Kickstarter project, it grew into a robust product originally sold through Inventables, and now the Shapeoko 3 is about to launch--sold exclusively through shapeoko.com.
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