Near field communication transforms travel in Japan

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Discussion: Outside of Japan, adjusting to life viewed through a mobile device is still in the early stages, but in Japan, it is second nature.  Near field communication is transforming travel in the populous island nation with mobile apps to pay for a Tokyo bus, streamline a domestic traveler’s airport experience to 15 minutes, and… Read more »

Map of the Day: Scientific Collaboration Around the World

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Discussion: Impressed with the Facebook map made by intern Paul Butler depicting friendships connecting users across the world, research analyst Olivier Beauchesne at Science-Metrix created a similar map showing scientific collaborations around the globe. Source: theatlantic.com Date: January 27, 2011 Link: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/01/map-of-the-day-scientific-collaboration-around-the-world/70343/