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Uniquely the same

We all value the fact that we are different. We are all unique with a history and range of experiences that help to define who we are. 308 more words

Twitter Rolls Back Update After "Accidentally" Removing '@' From Replies

If you noticed something a little funny on Twitter recently, you aren’t alone: the company confirmed that it “accidentally” pushed an update that briefly killed off the @ symbol in front of usernames. 258 more words

Telecom & Technology

Conference on Complex Systems 2017

This CFP should be of interest to several members of our group.

Call for abstracts

The flagship conference of the Complex Systems Society will go to Latin America for the first time in 2017. 143 more words

Events

How To Use Facebook Live to Reach Out to the Younger Market 

More than half that population is from generation Y and Z, so if this is your target market, it is this big, and with Facebook, the possibilities are endless.

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Social Media

Augmented reality start-up brings facial recognition to phones

Blippar, an augmented reality startup that uses machine learning to recognize and catalog objects, has added faces to its mix.

The app festoons the objects it scans with halos of links to more information and presents the graphics to mobile users (it did a reasonably good job on a Naked Security cat, pictured above) though we did wonder about the “offspring” classification. 759 more words

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Chlorophyll with intent

Plants  are our silent partners. We eat them. We put them in pots on our windowsills. A few amongst us talk to them, commune with them. 262 more words

Real or Fake, Most People Don't Remember the News They See on Facebook

A new survey commissioned by BuzzFeed found that most people believed the “fake news” stories they got through Facebook. But the survey also showed something else interesting: Namely, that the vast majority of people don’t remember the news they get from Facebook at all—real or fake. 593 more words

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