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Remember that BART started out as a pipe dream after World War II in 1946 through many informal meetings between business leaders and mayors from around the Bay.

We need this kind of leadership again. Surely, if Apple, Facebook and Google can drop a few billion dollars and commission architects like Norman Foster and Frank Gehry to thoughtfully design their future headquarters, they can think intelligently about how to house all of the employees who will commute to work there. This may mean becoming more organized about confronting NIMBYists who are inadvertently denying others affordable housing in favor of preserving their own property values.

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A jaw dropping TED talk that gives us a glimpse in to SixthSense Technology. Inventor Pranav Mistry shows us how the digital and physical worlds can merge through what he has termed as SixthSense. Using the current prototype which is comprised of a pocket projector, a mirror and a camera, Pranav demos some of the possibilities of the technology. A true genius at work.

Information is confined traditionally on paper or digitally on a screen. SixthSense bridges this gap, bringing intangible, digital information out into the tangible world, and allowing us to interact with this information via natural hand gestures - PM

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W3C

W3C

the year of the dragon - android version

the year of the dragon - android version

"With Netflix, people are constantly rating movies," Thombre told me. "But there’s only oneThe Godfather, and you rate it once.” Predicting preferences in human beings is altogether more complicated. “Even if you like The GodfatherThe Godfather doesn’t have to like you back,” he said. “The whole problem of mutual matching makes the problem 10 times more complicated.”

The logical conclusion of our relationship to computers: expectantly to type “what is the meaning of my life” into Google

Don’t drink and post to FB.

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