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Social Media Today: LinkedIn Hits 300M Users, Facebook Updates, Nearby Friends

By Melony Roy
LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Users

LinkedIn has announced it reached 300 million registered users, a jump from 277 million members at the beginning of the year. 148 more words

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This Weird, Super-Efficient Ax Solves An Engineering Problem Most People Don't Even Know Exists

The ax — or axe, if you’re slightly European — isn’t typically something we think of as modern or revolutionary. It’s one of the oldest tools in the prehistoric human toolbox. 445 more words

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Windows 7 Bootable USB Install

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Meet The Six Different Types Of 'Evil' Robots

In this paper appearing in the Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, scientist Steve Omohundro lays out the case that the autonomous robots of the future “are likely to behave in anti-social and harmful ways unless they are very carefully designed.” 511 more words

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How Companies Like Fitbit And Nest Could Make Money Off Your Data

Companies like Fitbit and Nest Labs have realized there’s a lucrative business in selling the data collected by wearable devices and smart home automation devices. 501 more words

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The scandalous statistical mess around Obamacare

There’s something scandalous going on over Obamacare. No, it’s not the usual stuff: how scandalous it is that the government is interfering again in the market. 709 more words

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