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2009 AAAS Science Dance Contest
This is hilarious! Science PhD candidates dance their thesis topics.
science  video  dance  fun  ninetonoon 
november 2008 by gnat
Sine Wave Speech
Interesting examples of how we can learn to hear distorted speech.
audio  learning  psychology  brain  research  cognition  ninetonoon 
november 2008 by gnat
ReConstitution 2008
Very impressive! Software that uses the closed captioning to track word frequencies and display leaderboards, tag clouds, etc. SWEET stuff.
words  language  politics  software  remix  video  usa  ninetonoon 
november 2008 by gnat
Keeping robots happy - Features - Taranaki Daily News
VUW Researchers building an autonomous bot that is programmed for frustration and anger.
social  robot  hardware  research  ai  ninetonoon  nz 
october 2008 by gnat - Sherlock of rock
decoded the opening chord of Hard Day's Night with fourier transforms.
music  math  ninetonoon 
october 2008 by gnat
A Whole Lotta Nothing: How to get my nerd vote
Matt Haughey, founder of Metafilter, lists the ten things that would get his nerd vote. I agree with them all, though he's loosest on transportation.
politics  usa  ninetonoon 
october 2008 by gnat
China Channel Firefox Add-on - Experience the censored Chinese internet at home!
"The Firefox add-on China Channel offers internet users outside of China the ability to surf the web as if they were inside mainland China"
web  politics  china  privacy  internet  censorship  ninetonoon 
october 2008 by gnat

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