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Allay or Adapt? The Real Climate Change Debate Is about Technology
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SA Forum is an invited essay from experts on topical issues in science and technology. In the run-up to the United Nations climate meetings in New York City last week the media served up two seemingly contradictory studies. The first concluded that …

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Zuckerberg to spend $3bn+ to rid world of all disease by 2100 (Starting with Facebook, right?)
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And yet WhatsApp cost $19bn? Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have promised at least $3bn in funding for a medical initiative to cure, prevent or manage all known diseases by the end of the century.…

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Local High Schools Use Technology To Battle Brain Trauma …
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St. Francis Catholic High School football players practice in full gear, including the Riddell helmets with the InSite technology.” Whitney Lavaux / WUFT. Between 1.6 and 3.8 million Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are diagnosed …

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'Alien,' 'Harry Potter,' 'Doctor Who' actor John Hurt dies at 77     – CNET
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John Hurt, the British actor known for playing eccentric, empathic characters such as the Elephant Man, Harry Potter’s wand maker Ollivander and Hellboy’s guardian, passes away.

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British unis mull offshore EU campuses in post-Brexit vote panic
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Also told: ‘Don’t look at France… it’s a nightmare’ British universities are looking to deepen links with their continental counterparts or even open offshore campuses in order to maintain their EU ties.…

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Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet: Extreme comfort in a cloth-top
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The extraordinarily comfortable Mercedes-Benz S-class can now be had with a convertible top, adding to the previous sedan and coupe versions of this flagship model.

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Terror in Paris must not lead to Internet clampdowns – CNET
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Commentary: Heavy-handed attempts at government control will surely backfire, hobbling today’s dynamic, unfettered communication and commerce far more than they hinder evil acts.

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In 2015, Software Eats The Wearable World
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Editor's Note: Elliot Loh is a founder and partner at the San Francisco startup studio The Giant Pixel Corp. Kunal Agarwal is an entrepreneur in residence at Giant Pixel. 2014 will be remembered as the year that wearables leapt into the Silicon Valley …

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Hacker Collective Attacks KKK Sites
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An anonymous reader writes: A KKK web site went offline for several hours Saturday, part of an ongoing attack campaign being attributed to “several hacker collectives, including Anonymous and BinarySec, under a loosely-coordinated operation theyâ(TM)re calling #OpKKK.” The Epoch Times newspaper reports that “Over the course of the last couple months, websites belonging to the […]

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