November 13, 2012

How Fraudsters Use Social Media to Rip Us Off

Damien Gayle, Daily Mail

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November 12, 2012
'Social' Technology Is Making Us Lonely
Milo Yiannopoulos, The Kernel
Sherry Turkle thinks that the crucial characteristic of a life lived online is the desire for control over where we place our attention. As she argued in March of this year, those of us with connected devices bursting out of... more ››
November 9, 2012
How the Internet Could Make Sleeping More Social
Parmy Olson, Forbes
The Internet is a vastly more social place than it was a decade ago, with text and images on networks like Facebook creating new levels of interaction. Some time in the future, though, you may not have to be awake to connect to... more ››
November 2, 2012
Facebook Could Impact the Election
David Talbot, Technology Review
Repeating an effort that in past elections has boosted real-world voter turnout, Facebook is expected to announce Monday that it plans to post get-out-the-vote messages to the tens of millions of voting-age Americans likely to... more ››
November 7, 2012
Pen Beats Sword, Camera Beats Pen
MG Siegler, TechCrunch
Yesterday, Instagram launched web profiles. To some, they’re lovely. To others, they’re long overdue. And to a great many, they’re ho-hum — an obvious way to inject yet another zinger about Facebook buying... more ››
November 9, 2012
When the Internet Is 2,000 Times Faster
Kit Eaton, Fast Company
It ain't just about pink pixels. From innovation to infrastructure, a new breakthrough from across the pond could have far-reaching, super-fast implications. more ››