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Tagged with “click” (6)

  1. Highest-Capacity Data Cable

    There is news of the high-capacity data cable stretching across the Atlantic that has now been completed. The cable is threaded across the ocean floor from Virginia Beach, Virginia to Bilbao, Spain.

    Researchers from MIT are developing a system that allows a “Primer” robot to don various exoskeletons to give it different capabilities. Daniela Rus from MIT joins Click to discuss it.

    Nisha Ligon’s company Ubongo is a winner of this year’s WISE award. Ligon talks about designing digital material for school children in Africa.

    An AI retreat at the location in Norway used for the film Ex-Machina has been the focus of expert discussion on the future of AI. Bill Thompson joined the retreat arranged by Clearleft’s Andy Budd.

    Fixfest, the first international gathering for the community repair movement takes place at the weekend bringing together fixers from Argentina to Norway. Click hears from one of the organisers, Janet Gaunter of the Restart Project and from Jean-Sébastien Bigras whose company Insertech specialises in teaching repair and preventing waste.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cstxl1

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  2. Google’s sex blogs; MWC modular phones; Women’s Digital Ceiling; Ford’s e-bike

    How computers and digital technology affect our lives around the world.

    Google reverses its threat to bloggers over sexually explicit material; Jen Copestake reports from the Mobile World Congress on customising modular phones; Viviana Doctorovich explores how women can break the digital glass ceiling; Ford unveils a prototype e-bike with extra sensors as warnings for cyclists and motorists

    Presented by Gareth Mitchell.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/digitalp

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  3. That Clever Trick Of Getting You To Click : NPR

    Is getting you to click a crime, even if the clever headline doesn’t really reflect the content? Steve Hind believes that traditional media companies should take note from sites that use clever headlines to lure in readers. Host Arun Rath speaks with him about his op-ed in The Guardian, in defense of clickbaiting.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=244359728

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  4. BBC: Click — Brighton Digital Festival

    How digital technology affects our lives around the world.

    Gareth Mitchell and Bill Thompson travel to the south coast of England for the first ever Brighton Digital Festival. It is an event that brings together hackers, digital artists and technophiles to explore the realms of digital technology. Hackers from a Mini Maker Faire demonstrate how they have repurposed various bits of old gadgetry. Click also hears from Honor Harger one of the organisers of the festival about the big questions that are being posed about our information society and where it is all going. Aral Balkan from Update joins the discussion to reflect on how companies need to make the various gadgets and digital tools more attractive for us to use. And there is a report on the plethora of digital art at the festival including the internationally renowned Blast Theory and Katy Connor’s Pure Flow.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/digitalp

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