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Links for Wednesday, November 15, 2006

  • Creating Passionate Users: Why Does Engineering/Math/Science Education in the US Suck? – “Our educational institutions–at every level–need drastic changes or we’re all screwed. The generation of students we’re turning out today need skills nobody really cared about 50, 40, even 20 years ago.
  • Springwise: Garden Offices – “For everyone who’d like to escape office politics and the daily commute, iscape manufactures and sells purpose-built garden offices. The British company has created two modular buildings, or ‘iscapes’: Miana and Winola. Both are multi-use outdoor living spaces, but the Miana was specifically designed to be used as an office.
  • Eepybird: The Diet Coke and Mentos Experiments II – “251 two-liter bottles of Diet Coke. 1, 506 Mentos mints. And way too much free time.
  • Line Rider – “Line Rider – beta by ~fsk is an extremely addictive, extremely clever little bit of flash. Prepare to lose hours of time with this little gem!
  • Line Rider Videos – “CHECK OUT THE VIDEOS TO SEE WHAT IS POSSIBLE.
  • Caption Contest – “This photo was taken as our team was leaving the MIT Emerging Technologies Conference last month.”