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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Biomimicry pushes science forward

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... Science constantly looks to nature for inspiration in its search for solutions to problems, writes David Tan In 1941, Georges de Mestral was in a Swiss forest walking his dog when he noticed his socks were dotted with small burrs. Looking under the microscope, he saw the barbed covering of the seeds had hooked onto the looped fibres in his clothes. Here was a blueprint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1265920/biomimicry-pushes-science-forward
  2. Clipped chat

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... David Frazier The next time a friend sends you a text message asking some annoying question such as who they should vote for on American Idol, imagine that instead of just ignoring the text, you can send them a clip from a movie or TV show, asking them to 'use the Force, Luke'. This is one of the dreams of an Israeli company called Anyclip, whose grand vision, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682051/clipped-chat
  3. 'X' words add eXtra eXcitement to Macs

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... The alphabet amounts to one of the great triumphs of the human mind (second only to mobile phone shoot-'em-ups). And, of all its letters, the 24th must rank as the most exciting. Its aggressively symmetrical form lends it a futuristic feel fostered b ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450273/x-words-add-extra-excitement-macs
  4. Camphones can help with snap decisions

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Three years ago this month the Japanese unit of British mobile giant Vodafone, J-Phone, released the J-SH04: the first camera phone in the world. At the time the idea looked like a solution in search of a problem - a fad for the fatuous. On his website de ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434206/camphones-can-help-snap-decisions
  5. Guide to weird side of software world

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Geeks churn out more new terms than hip-hop aficionados, skaters and surfer dudes combined. No longer do the digitally enlightened merely talk about software (that invisible stuff consisting of programs that fire up, crash and sometimes allow the user to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431062/guide-weird-side-software-world
  6. Guide to weird side of software world

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Geeks churn out more new terms than hip-hop aficionados, skaters and surfer dudes combined. No longer do the digitally enlightened merely talk about software (that invisible stuff consisting of programs that fire up, crash and sometimes allow the user to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430975/guide-weird-side-software-world
  7. Alien eavesdroppers use a 'cheapskate's supercomputer'

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... potential signals picked up by the Arecibo telescope to find signals that repeat. Berkeley SETI supremo David Anderson admits to many difficulties. 'We must deal with hackers who send us bad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427297/alien-eavesdroppers-use-cheapskates-supercomputer
  8. Alien eavesdroppers use a 'cheapskate's supercomputer'

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... potential signals picked up by the Arecibo telescope to find signals that repeat. Berkeley SETI supremo David Anderson admits to many difficulties. 'We must deal with hackers who send us bad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427276/alien-eavesdroppers-use-cheapskates-supercomputer
  9. The lowdown on illegal downloading

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... File-sharing is killing the music industry. No it isn't. Yes it is. Isn't. Is ... The debate about the effect of post-Napster software goes on like a Metallica album. Increasingly, however, the debate is taking on an edge of aggression. Last mon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430288/lowdown-illegal-downloading
  10. The lowdown on illegal downloading

    Posted Oct 06th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... File-sharing is killing the music industry. No it isn't. Yes it is. Isn't. Is... The debate about the effect of post-Napster software goes on like a Metallica album. Increasingly, however, the debate is taking on an edge of aggression. Last mont ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430133/lowdown-illegal-downloading

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