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Word of the day: Bürolandschaft - Office landscape. What does this mean for the modern ‘internet of things’ workspace?

blog post image Word of the day: Bürolandschaft - Office landscape. What does this mean for the modern ‘internet of things’ workspace? Can good design and smart equipment work well together? Good to see that the ‘smart workplace’ is climbing the Gartner Hype Curve.

Busicom 141-PF and Intel 4004 - a fascinating story of innovation through ‘lead users’.

blog post image Busicom 141-PF and Intel 4004 - a fascinating story of innovation through ‘lead users’.

Climate change 'greatest threat', UN told: Naturalist Sir David Attenborough says climate change is humanity's greatest

blog post image Climate change 'greatest threat', UN told: Naturalist Sir David Attenborough says climate change is humanity's greatest threat in thousands of years.

Inspired by @oldaily's #el30 Elearning 3.0 series I have just added a #meded project to the distributed web. It now has

blog post image Inspired by @oldaily's #el30 Elearning 3.0 series I have just added a #meded project to the distributed web. It now has a permanent place on the web without even requiring a server. #eldercareApp https://gateway.ipfs.io/ipfs/Qme7F72usRCWJtRzRXBaUeKmeQW2xCChdCHaVXQdTJP2c3/ So what does that all...

Reforms must prepare the UK countryside for climate change and ensure that our use of land supports reduced emissions -

blog post image Reforms must prepare the UK countryside for climate change and ensure that our use of land supports reduced emissions - Committee on Climate Change: The Paris Agreement demands tougher action to remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere. We must, at the same time, prepare for the inevitable...

EU Trials Tracker — Who's not sharing clinical trial results? : By law, all clinical trials on the European Union

blog post image EU Trials Tracker — Who's not sharing clinical trial results? : By law, all clinical trials on the European Union Clinical Trials Register (EUCTR) must report their results in the registry within a year of completion. This site tracks which universities and pharmaceutical companies are...

Surgery students 'losing dexterity to sew': A surgery professor expresses fears over the consequences of a generation more

blog post image Surgery students 'losing dexterity to sew': A surgery professor expresses fears over the consequences of a generation more adept at using screens.

Humans blamed for mass wildlife loss: A WWF report blames "exploding consumption" for average losses of 60% among vertebrates

blog post image Humans blamed for mass wildlife loss: A WWF report blames "exploding consumption" for average losses of 60% among vertebrates since 1970.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 was awarded jointly to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual

blog post image The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 was awarded jointly to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict". "Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, such war crimes. Denis Mukwege is the...

Urban transformation: shopping by kayak in Denmark's greenest neighbourhoods: As nations race to reach ambitious climate

blog post image Urban transformation: shopping by kayak in Denmark's greenest neighbourhoods: As nations race to reach ambitious climate goals, can sustainable urban designs help cut energy use and boost social well-being?

Been using this ‘pencil project’ software for flowcharting. Works really well for quickly sketching systems diagrams

blog post image Been using this ‘pencil project’ software for flowcharting. Works really well for quickly sketching systems diagrams and workflows that you can export to various formats. It is available on Windows (also as a stand-alone App on PortableApps.com, Linux, and Mac) The ‘sketchy’ style wireframing...

Risk of first-time and recurrent depression in patients with psoriasis - a population-based cohort study. - PubMed - NCBI

blog post image Risk of first-time and recurrent depression in patients with psoriasis - a population-based cohort study. - PubMed - NCBI

Big nutrition research scandal sees 6 more retractions, purging popular diet tips

blog post image Big nutrition research scandal sees 6 more retractions, purging popular diet tips

Famed mathematician claims proof of 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis | New Scientist

Famed mathematician claims proof of 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis | New Scientist

NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling in England: Two drug companies were trying to stop doctors offering

blog post image NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling in England: Two drug companies were trying to stop doctors offering a cheaper eye treatment.

Breakthrough that literally opens up online learning? Using AI for free text input: When teachers ask learners whether

blog post image Breakthrough that literally opens up online learning? Using AI for free text input: When teachers ask learners whether they know something they rarely ask them multiple choice questions. Yet the MCQ remains the staple in on...

Did crafting beer lead to cereal cultivation? | Stanford News: Stanford researchers have found the oldest archaeological

blog post image Did crafting beer lead to cereal cultivation? | Stanford News: Stanford researchers have found the oldest archaeological evidence of beer brewing, a discovery that supports the hypothesis that in some regions, beer may have been an underlying motivation to cultivate cereals.

Tom Watson 'reversed' type-2 diabetes: Labour's deputy leader says he lost seven stone by cutting out sugar, fatty foods

blog post image Tom Watson 'reversed' type-2 diabetes: Labour's deputy leader says he lost seven stone by cutting out sugar, fatty foods and beer.

Radical open-access plan could spell end to journal subscriptions: Eleven research funders in Europe announce ‘Plan S’

blog post image Radical open-access plan could spell end to journal subscriptions: Eleven research funders in Europe announce ‘Plan S’ to make all scientific works free to read as soon as they are published. European Commission special envoy Robert-Jan Smits has spearheaded a plan to make all scientific works free...

Donald Clark Plan B: Research shows Good Behaviour Game is constructivist nonsense

Donald Clark Plan B: Research shows Good Behaviour Game is constructivist nonsense