The Startup That Lets You Communicate from Beyond the Grave | WIRED

November 21, 2014

http://www.wired.com/2014/11/talking-to-the-dead/


SVS: Aquarius Sea Surface Salinity 2011-2014 – Rotating Globes (id 4234)

November 21, 2014

Sea Surface Salinity http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=4234 Dramatic differences between Atlantic & Pacific, reflecting local rainfall HT ‏@coreyspowell

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@coreyspowell :
The saltiest (& least salty) waters in the world–a clever way to
track rainfall & climate. http://1.usa.gov/1q1UEoj

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Twitter “Exhaust” Reveals Patterns of Unemployment | MIT Technology Review

November 21, 2014

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/532746/twitter-exhaust-reveals-patterns-of-unemployment/


A case study for cloud based high throughput analysis of NGS data using the globus genomics system

November 21, 2014

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2001037014000427


crowd-powered text editing

November 21, 2014

https://wordy.com/ — not exactly but in the same space.
turk-powered “Shortn” app, which is actually part of a larger system called soylent (brilliant).
http://people.csail.mit.edu/msbernst/research.html


Whole-genome sequencing and comprehensive molecular profiling identify new driver mutations in gastric cancer

November 20, 2014

Dataset of 100 freely available STAD T/N pairs

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v46/n6/full/ng.2983.html#affil-auth

Kai Wang,
Siu Tsan Yuen,
Jiangchun Xu,
Siu Po Lee,
Helen H N Yan,
Stephanie T Shi,
Hoi Cheong Siu,
Shibing Deng,
Kent Man Chu,
Simon Law,
Kok Hoe Chan,
Annie S Y Chan,
Wai Yin Tsui,
Siu Lun Ho,
Anthony K W Chan,
Jonathan L K Man,
Valentina Foglizzo,
Man Kin Ng,
April S Chan,
Yick Pang Ching,
Grace H W Cheng,
Tao Xie,
Julio Fernandez,
Vivian S W Li,
Hans Clevers,
Paul A Rejto,
Mao Mao
& Suet Yi Leung

Nature Genetics 46, 573–582 (2014) doi:10.1038/ng.2983Received 01 August 2013 Accepted 18 April 2014 Published online 11 May 2014


What the shape of our cities says about the way that we live – Salon.com

November 17, 2014

http://www.salon.com/2014/11/16/what_the_shape_of_our_cities_says_about_the_way_that_we_live/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow


A Brief History of Failure – NYTimes.com

November 16, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/11/12/magazine/16innovationsfailures.html?smid=tw-nytimes


Why Are So Few Blockbuster Drugs Invented Today? – NYTimes.com

November 16, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/16/magazine/why-are-there-so-few-new-drugs-invented-today.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=2&utm_content=buffercce9a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer


NSA Intercepted Children’s Letters To Santa

November 16, 2014

https://twitter.com/peterwsinger/status/534095033763639296

http://www.duffelblog.com/2013/12/nsa-letters-to-santa/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=cB0XVN&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter#!cB0XVN


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