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Software piracy is in resurgence, with new safeguards eroded by file sharing
Lightness in Design
The Unbearable Lightness of Lightness
Camel milk comes to Europe
The Grid: The Next-Gen Internet?
Year of the documentary film, again
The doctors were real, the patients undercover
Better vision for the world, on a budget

Software piracy is in resurgence, with new safeguards eroded by file sharing

The New York Times – Jan 19, 2004 – The software industry has developed techniques to safeguard programs and thwart pirates, and global software piracy rates have declined somewhat. Yet the advent of peer-to-peer, or P2P, file-sharing programs like Kazaa is quickly eroding those gains.

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Lightness in Design

Wired News – Nov 13, 2000 – A strange thing happened to the 'weightless' and dematerialized economy we thought the Internet would bring: it never arrived...

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The Unbearable Lightness of Lightness

Wired News – Nov 16, 2000 – New technologies tend to be presented in terms of existing products so consumers will more readily understand and adapt to them.

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Camel milk comes to Europe

The New York Times – Sep 16, 2009 – A Dutch farmer is currently the only one in Europe with permission to sell camel’s milk. He saw an untapped market in the rising number of immigrants to Europe from Somalia and Morocco, where camel’s milk has long been popular for its supposed curative properties.

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The Grid: The Next-Gen Internet?

Wired News – March 8, 2001 – The Matrix may be the future of virtual reality, but researchers say the Grid is the future of collaborative problem-solving.

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Year of the documentary film, again

The New York Times – Nov 30, 2004 – If sheer numbers mean anything, the much-discussed documentary-film revival of the last year continues unabated. What remains less clear is whether the documentary world's next wave will remain as firmly polemical as the last, which grabbed attention and a surprisingly large share of the box office for hard-edged message films.

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The doctors were real, the patients undercover

The New York Times – Nov 20, 2009 – It had all the markings of a television detective show. Posing as patients, three undercover observers got themselves admitted as patients to a locked psychiatric ward to investigate conditions on the inside. And a remote team monitored the project via hidden cameras and microphones from a command center in a nearby hotel.

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Better vision for the world, on a budget

The New York Times – Jan 2, 2010 – Self-adjustable spectacles, which let untrained wearers set the right focus themselves in less than a minute, greatly reduce the need for trained optometrists, who are rarely available in Africa and many parts of Asia. But the competition is sometimes palpable amongst the companies that want to be the first to distribute adjustable glasses in the millions...

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