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This virtual world

When we speak of virtual worlds, we really mean the real world. Because no matter what these virtual worlds look like, they’re still populated by real people. But what happens when virtual worlds become reality and reach into the real world?

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Apple Innovation Internet Microsoft

When internet rumours and urban myths go horribly wrong!

The immediacy of the internet can also have its negatives. Things like internet rumours, disinformation, urban myths, bad ideas and outright lies have all had their day on the world wide web…

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Awards Innovation Internet Technology

Open Web Awards 2008 in partnership with Blah, Blah! Technology

Open Web Awards is the only multilingual international online voting competition that covers major innovations in web technology. Through an online nominating and voting process, the Open Web Awards recognizes and honors the top achievements in 26 categories…

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Design Innovation Software & Hardware Technology Usability

Making ICT learning childsplay

Maybe there’s a different approach to ICT (Information and Communication Technology) for schools that doesn’t revolve around a computer screen, but instead focuses on little fingers and the creativity of the child’s mind. That’s certainly what Durham University researchers are thinking…

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Environment Innovation Science & Physics Technology

Sustainable housing: why build when you can grow!

Scientists from the U.S and Israel are proposing a novel solution to sustainable housing that involves putting down a few roots — literally. Their ideas center around arboreal aeroponics (designer trees, to you & me) fashioned into tree houses, the kind grown ups as well as kids can live in…