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TWTWTW: All work and no play, makes for a short TW3

This week work and AI Class have formed a significant dent in my web surfing ways, so this week’s round-up of the interwebs is a little shorter than normal. So without further dithering, let’s get going.

Lucky number seven

Baseball served up an absolute belter of a World Series, seven games, six of which served up the kind of drama that Shakespeare would’ve been proud of. Baseball fans were thanking their lucky stars that it went to a full seven (unless you’re a Texas Rangers fan obviously) – but ever wondered why US Sport is fixated on seven-game series? Grantland had the answer 

Twitter account of the week

Forget Weird Horse and Sh*t my dad says, there’s a new Twitter account in town – I give you @ShippamsPaste a typical tweet:

take two toasts butter half of each with crab spread half with peppered mackerel then wow its a batenberg sandwich of the sea

Up-start

Dropbox: The Inside Story Of Tech’s Hottest Startup

Academics and technology

Amy Webb on the top technology trends for academics

Boldly going

A graphical reminder as to how far humanity has come (in developing Star Trek gadgets)

Spiral

This is just incredible

Faber Castell from eric yeo on Vimeo.

Touching scenes via paper.li – touching family scenes from a Stormtrooper and his trooplet

Meeja news

Coming to a computer near you Netflix officially confirms it will launch in the UK and Ireland in ‘early 2012’

And finally

Saw this, and simply thought WANT

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