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High-speed walkways
Year of the documentary film, again
Tinkebell's revenge
Sped up audio: Now Hear This, Quickly
Reconstructing shredded documents
Software piracy is in resurgence, with new safeguards eroded by file sharing
The Grid: The Next-Gen Internet?
Expo Seeks Greener Pastures

High-speed walkways

The Economist – Dec 8, 2005 – New moving walkways have been given a speed boost. But will pedestrians in airports and shopping centres be able to cope?

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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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Tinkebell's revenge

Wired UK – Aug 11, 2009 – Dutch artist Tinkebell gets lots of hate-mail, so now she's turned the tables on the senders: by using some clever Internet sleuthing, Tinkebell uncovered the identities behind the e-mails, and compiled them in a book with their names, addresses, (naked) photographs, LinkedIn accounts, phone numbers, Facebook pages, and more.

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Sped up audio: Now Hear This, Quickly

The New York Times – Oct 2, 2003 – Most research has shown that people learn just as well when listening to speech recordings that are played back at two or even three times normal speed. "People who are listening at accelerated speeds learn just as much, and there's some evidence they may learn even a bit more''...

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Reconstructing shredded documents

The New York Times – Jul 17, 2003 – Advanced scanning technology makes it possible to reconstruct documents previously thought safe from prying eyes, sometimes even pages that have been ripped into confetti-size pieces.

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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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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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Expo Seeks Greener Pastures

Wired News – Oct 31, 2000 – Plagued by financial troubles, bad weather and scandals, the notion of world's fairs has come under fire. Are they relics of the 20th century, or do they have a place in the new millennium?

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