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Meatout is a grassroots campaign to push consumers to “kick the meat habit,” if not fully than by a matter of reduction. The movement is taking place amid a setting in which Americans are eating less meat for many reasons other than just the “wholesome, compassionate” motivation spelled out by the Meatouters.
Sweden already has far fewer cash transactions than other European countries, and some bank offices have stopped handling cash altogether. Sweden’s largest banks are working on a system that will let cellphones make instant, real-time bank transfers. And one of the unanticipated benefits is that with less cash around there’s less crime. Bank robberies are at their lowest level in 3o years.
Full story at CBC News
OpenCourseWare (OCW) refers to academic course materials created by universities that are shared freely on the Internet as digital publications. The OCW movement in the U.S. was started by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and now many other schools and companies have caught on.
At last year’s D9 conference, Sweden-based Tobii demonstrated cool eye-tracking technology that enables users to control a PC without hands.
At next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Tobii plans to show off how its interactive eye-tracking software, called Gaze, works with Microsoft’s Windows 8 Metro interface.
Via All Things D