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NASA is indexing the ‘Deep Web’ to show mankind what Google won’t
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NASA is indexing the ‘Deep Web’ to show mankind what Google won’t

Originally posted on Fusion:
There is a part of the Internet—most of it, in fact—that is hidden from Google. It is private, or illicit, or simply unknown. And NASA wants to help you reach it. The space agency announced last month that it will join forces with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to help make sense of that…

Tomatoes in bloom!
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Tomatoes in bloom!

A few weeks ago I was given two tomato plants courtesy of a fellow chorister at my local church. When I lived in Manchester, there was a whole community around self-sufficiency and vertical gardening and I always wanted to have a go, so when my fellow congregant mentioned he was growing tomatoes, well I couldn’t … Continue reading

A day of Girl Geekness in Manchester
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A day of Girl Geekness in Manchester

Around early May there was a certain something, a frisson disturbing the still waters of online girl geekdom. A new javascript framework? A working implementation of Quantum Computing infrastructure applied to knowledge mapping Big Data sets? Bless you, no – the Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp was back! I’ve been attending the Manchester Girl Geeks barcamps since 2013 and … Continue reading

Packages of Joy
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Packages of Joy

I love finding new frameworks to play around with. This just in is Polymer, a CSS framework I found out about courtesy of a fellow web developer at OpenCode. Might have a go for the website I’m currently rejigging using Angular.js and it will be interesting to compare with Bootstrap. … I wonder if there’s … Continue reading