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Hacklab Dublin – very interesting. Courses in Arduino and robotics 

http://hacklab.recyclism.com/

Wikileaks posts and encrypted file as ‘insurance’ against retaliation – straight out of Mission Impossible. http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hN_Qy9XDwYXNuxGk0BRbl3R_0_2Q

Skoll World Forum – on developments in Social Media A report  from the BBC.  Note the proposal for the development of a bank for individuals to hold and control their own personal information – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p008qlmp

The algorithm of the gods. Does the world function like a computer programme? Are the forms and states of nature created from a basic formula? Stephen Wolfram thinks so, and even claims to have discovered the source code underpinning the complexity of the universe.  http://ec.europa.eu/research/research-eu/63/article_6334_en.html

Tumblr Theme Garden invites design submissions which can be shared with designer acknowedgement http://www.tumblr.com/themes/

Man Infects Himself with (Computer) Virus. http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20100527/tc_pcworld/maninfectshimselfwithcomputervirus