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links for 2008-09-14

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Taxi drivers ‘have brain sat-nav’ If using your brain to navigate makes it bigger and better, than what does using satnav and other technologies do for it? (tags: transport neuroscience navigation brain) India Se Online … Continue reading

15. September 2008 by jeremy
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What’s Up With My Data, Doc?

I can’t find the original article on the IHT website, but there’s a great piece in today’s edition on how pharmaceutical companies push their drugs by funding — I would say bribing — doctors. It’s written by Daniel Carlat, who … Continue reading

24. November 2007 by jeremy
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Doctor’s Decorating Taste

Doctor’s Decorating Taste Originally uploaded by Jeremy Wagstaff. Maybe other countries are different, but where I live doctors don’t just put any old picture on the wall. They seem to prefer to scare the bejesus out of you with graphic … Continue reading

07. September 2007 by jeremy
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The Big Chill

  Football (OK, soccer) is pushing to the forefront of adopting interesting technologies. Here’s one I hadn’t heard from Bolton Wanderers, where players enter a chamber at minus 120 degrees Celsius to enhance muscle recovery after training. It’s called cryotherapy, … Continue reading

08. August 2007 by jeremy
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How To Remember Stuff

I long suspected this was the case, and now we’ve proof: Try too hard to remember something and you can almost feel yourself forgetting it. Stop trying to remember and it will come back. Of course, this could be extended … Continue reading

24. April 2007 by jeremy
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Sudoku’s Secret: Open Source Collaboration

Great piece in the NYT/IHT on the company behind Sudoku and similar games. Their approach — no trademarking, harnessing users to help develop and perfect games — all sounds very Open Source: clipped from www.iht.com Nikoli’s secret, Kaji said, lay … Continue reading

22. March 2007 by jeremy
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Phones & Our Sense of Value

Jan Chipchase, who has to have one of the coolest jobs on the planet, points out that as phones get cheaper — or at least appear to, as they are sold for very little as part of a service package … Continue reading

14. March 2007 by jeremy
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Movies vs Games. They’re Not the Same

A remark by Will Wright picked up by Jason Kottke captures why movies and computer games are different, and why we should not think one is going to edge out the other. I would add something else: Computer games allow … Continue reading

14. March 2007 by jeremy
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Podcast: Waking Up

My WSJ column for the BBC on devices to wake you up in the morning. Here are some links for products mentioned in the piece: Clocky SleepTracker

02. March 2006 by jeremy
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Give Your Mouse A Bath

Those who got excited about the idea of a washable keyboard (which I wrote about in a WSJ.com column a few weeks back — sorry, subscription only; a version appeared on the BBC World Service, and is available as a … Continue reading

06. December 2005 by jeremy
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