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Welcome to the Laboratory of Vocal Learning at Hunter College — Animal Behavior

Welcome to the Laboratory of Vocal Learning at Hunter College — Animal Behavior: "Learning vocal sequences: a comparative study across songbirds and human infants
Both birdsong and human language rely on the ability to arrange syllables in new sequences. We developed an experimental technique for presenting zebra finches with sequence rearrangement tasks:"

Syndicated 2013-07-02 05:01:00 from sness

The NewsBlur API

The NewsBlur API: "GET /reader/feeds

Retrieve a list of feeds to which a user is actively subscribed.
Includes the 3 unread counts (positive, neutral, negative), as well as optional favicons."

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Syndicated 2013-07-01 04:47:00 from sness

How to replace the dock connector in an iPhone 4S | iMore.com

How to replace the dock connector in an iPhone 4S | iMore.com: "If your iPhone 4S doesn't want to register a charger is plugged in, the dock connector may be defective or damaged. This can commonly occur from using third party charges that are poor quality or just from old age."

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Syndicated 2013-06-29 17:25:00 from sness

Why it’s hard to be a highly sensitive (HSP) introvert -  Dr. Susan Biali

Why it’s hard to be a highly sensitive (HSP) introvert -  Dr. Susan Biali: "Let’s go out for a lovely dinner instead - introverts prefer meaningful one on one conversations to large group experiences, and HSPs yearn to connect deeply, discussing rich complex topics."

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Syndicated 2013-06-29 00:24:00 from sness

Are You More Introverted or Extroverted?

Are You More Introverted or Extroverted?: "More importantly what do you do to coexist with people who are different? If you're an introvert (like me), you might recharge best by spending several hours alone. That might cause friction, though, if you have extroverted friends or significant others who prefer to go out or socialize frequently."

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Syndicated 2013-06-29 00:21:00 from sness

Jef Claes: Not handling edge cases, making them explicit instead

Jef Claes: Not handling edge cases, making them explicit instead: "There is this misconception that because we now have computers, they should solve all our problems, even all the edge cases. Edge cases - by definition - only happen at extreme conditions, and are regularly hard to take care of in a satisfactory manner, without a considerable investment. By making edge cases explicit, we allow a human to intervene, and decide on the best solution for the problem."

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Syndicated 2013-06-26 17:44:00 from sness

Coding Confessional

Coding Confessional: "I am the only programmer in the office so I tail -f logs so my screen "looks like the matrix" while I surf reddit. "

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Syndicated 2013-06-26 17:22:00 from sness

MAKE presents: The Diode - YouTube

MAKE presents: The Diode - YouTube: "