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A company called Shapeways allows you to upload a 3D design to their website and then days later they will mail you a real life fabrication of your design.
 information 3D
Pancomputationalism is a view that the universe is a huge computational machine or rather a network of computational processes which following fundamental physical laws compute (dynamically develop) its own next state from the current one.
 information physics pancomputationalism universe mathematics
Vehicles may soon be swapping information about road conditions to warn drivers about jams and dangers.


 information communication safety car road traffic jam
Pastry handles this task by selecting only a fraction of the intended recipients to which its server will distribute the data. They pass it on to other nearby nodes in the network that they "know". ... This is because every time a new subscriber signs up, its nearest neighbours are automatically updated. Every computer in the system knows about a number of other peers in the system.


 TV Internet information network
A web tool that "could be as important as Google", according to some experts, has been shown off to the public. The free program aims to answer questions directly, rather than display web pages in response to a query like a search engine.


 search engine question answer information language
The [supertree] is a new way of showing all the mammal species on the planet, starting with a common ancestor.
 mammal visualization information evolution biology time filetype:pdf media:document
But the vast majority of books ever written are not accessible to anyone except the most tenacious researchers at premier academic libraries. Books written after 1923 quickly disappear into a literary black hole. With rare exceptions, one can buy them only for the small number of years they are in print. After that, they are found only in a vanishing number of libraries and used book stores. As the years pass, contracts get lost and...


 Google book library future license information
Researchers have demonstrated a "time telescope" that could squeeze much more information into the data packets sent around the internet.


 time Internet compression information data physics speed
Human knowledge database for you to search: based on open-source user-edited information from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia under the GNU FDL.
 encyclopaedia Wikipedia information
CLIR's mission is to expand access to information, however recorded and preserved, as a public good. CLIR is an independent, nonprofit organization. Through publications, projects, and programs, CLIR works to maintain and improve access to information for generations to come. In partnership with other institutions, CLIR helps create services that expand the concept of library and supports the providers and preservers of information.
 reference information access future
is re-envisioning the Web as a three-dimensional digital universe for exploration, entertainment, learning, and communication.
 database information reference
exists to preserve and spread material that is in danger of being lost, is hard to find, or is not widely known. Unlike the Wayback Machine/Internet Archive, which seeks to capture web information of all kinds at various points in time, the Memory Hole emphasizes preservation of "things that we're not supposed to know (or that we're supposed to forget)." This site could be useful in providing examples of materials...
 information knowledge internet activism conspiracy history
Leaking a sensitive document can mean risking jail, but not for much longer if an online service called WikiLeaks goes ahead.


 freedom information leak censorship