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Netropolitan Is a Facebook For the Affluent, and It's Only $9000 To Join
That is an awesome scam. You get them to give you obscene amounts of money and they'll even feel good about it.
Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
If not, then why would it matter that a rich guy decides to teach people history?
Researchers Say Neanderthals Created Cave Art
I wonder how look it took before the first art critic came into existence.
The American Workday, By Profession
From an outside perspective, the things that IT people do might as well be summarized as "Computers".
Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes
If artificial memes can be used to sway public opinion in a significant way, I would say finding a way to identify them is sufficiently important.
Robo Brain Project Wants To Turn the Internet Into a Robotic Hivemind
Researchers are still determining the reason behind Robo Brain's incredibly rude behavior.
Study: Firmware Plagued By Poor Encryption and Backdoors
But really, who's going to hack your fridge?
Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress
False positives aside, it can also serve as another excuse to arrest whoever you want because "they look guilty".
Clever Workaround: Visual Cryptography On Austrian Postage Stamps
I had to squint really hard to see anything at all.
Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
I doubt they are related. After all, the description also notes they funded things like a marimba and a biodiesel kit.
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