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Buyers want technical, accurate content | Gerry McGovern

What’s a poor marketer to do? Forget about everything you were taught in marketing school. Instead, marry your basic communication skills with those of the technician.

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Marketing

Software Bot Produces Up To 10,000 Wikipedia Entries Per Day

Arlington Hewes reports for Singularity Hub:

‘While Internet trolls and members of Congress wage war over edits on Wikipedia, Swedish university administrator Sverker Johansson has spent the last seven years becoming the most prolific author…by a long shot. 142 more words

Science & Technology

"Memes", memes and maymays.

At the risk of sounding like every member of a previous generation; I liked memes better the way they used to be.

Probably some of you will be wondering what on earth I’m talking about and that’s fine. 768 more words

Ideas

Russia offers 3.9m roubles for 'research to identify users of Tor'

Alec Luhn reports for The Guardian:

Russia‘s interior ministry has offered up to 3.9m roubles (£65,000) for research on identifying the users of the… 176 more words

Surveillance

Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' page edits from US Congress

Joe Miller reports for BBC News:

‘Wikipedia administrators have imposed a ban on page edits from computers at the US House of Representatives, following “persistent disruptive editing”.  105 more words

USA

New broadband users shun UK porn filters, Ofcom finds

From BBC News:

‘The vast majority of new broadband customers in the UK are opting out of “child friendly” filters when prompted to install them by service providers. 40 more words

UK