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Turn Your Touch to Sound with Touch Board

Turn Your Touch to Sound with Touch Board

Ever want to play the drums on your desk or maybe a piano on paper? How about make a book interactive or create your own interactive wall for teaching? Well, now you can. Thanks to a new Kickstarter project launched by London ...

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Open-Source House Building

Open-Source House Building

wikihouse – build a house just like Ikea furniture Think of a world where you could simply download the blueprints of your future home for free just like you download any open source software today. A team of British architects ...

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Nokia Makes Qt Port to Maemo 5 and N900 Official

Nokia Makes Qt Port to Maemo 5 and N900 Official

Nokia has recently announced that the official port of the community-driven Qt will be available for the Maemo 5 project. This announcement is meaningful mostly for developers who wish to program applications for the Nokia N900, one of the latest ...

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CASSIUS – ‘Punched’ Lampshades

CASSIUS – ‘Punched’ Lampshades

Stephen Williams and Hannes Walter of the Austrian based company FluidForm took individual design to an all new level with CASSIUS – a lamp shade you design for yourself with your fists. A pair of boxing gloves, a sensor enhanced ...

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Stellarium – the Free Planetarium

Stellarium – the Free Planetarium

Stellarium, a new planetarium software, enables users to view a realistic image of the night skies. Apparently, Stellarium is more accurate than other similar programs, and since it is an open-source software, can be installed and used for free. Those ...

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StupidFilter – Time to Fight Back the Imbeciles

StupidFilter – Time to Fight Back the Imbeciles

A team of American scientists are developing the “StupidFilter” – an open-source filter software that will be able to detect “rampant stupidity” of web-content in written English. Similarly to the way spam recognizing software detects suspicious e-mails, the “StupidFilter” will ...

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