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NASA before PowerPoint?

Claim: this is a photo of  NASA before PowerPoint in 1961

Photo credit: LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images

The claim is false: this staged photograph… 63 more words


BBC News again misrepresents the 'Mavi Marmara' as an "aid ship"

October 19th saw the appearance of an article by Selin Girit titled “Gas pipeline hope heals rupture in Israel-Turkey ties” in the ‘Features’ section of the BBC News website’s Middle East page. 326 more words



Analytics are one way through massive collections of information.  But do they taint the results?

“Algorithms Aren’t Biased, Coders May Be,” The Wall Street Journal… 58 more words


Weekly Commodity Futures Forecasts Accuracy (October 10, 2016 – October 14, 2016)

This post aims to show how Weekly Commodity Futures Forecasts (October 10, 2016 – October 14, 2016) published on 2016/10/11 have performed. The forecasted values are compared to the closing prices of commodity futures as of  97 more words


BBC report on UNESCO row marred by lack of context and previous omission

On October 14th the BBC News website published an article on its Middle East page about reactions to the text of the document approved by UNESCO’s… 545 more words


The Apple Watch has the most accurate pulse reader among wearables

(Source: www.hardwarezone.com.sg)

The Apple Watch has the most accurate pulse reader among wearables

While some wearables come with heart rate sensors, the accuracy will differ across the board. 183 more words