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2017-03-21 20:19:19     Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” Is Our Most Misread Poem

https://www.theparisreview.org/...t-misread-poem-in-america/

Everyone knows Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”... everyone gets it wrong.

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2017-03-17 18:15:08     A bad abstract is good enough to be published in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General | Quick Thoughts

https://jcoynester.wordpress.com/...ntal-psychology-general/

Some abstract succeed in telling a good story by distort... details of what was done and what was found . Some manus... way into prestigious journals because the editor and rev... by what they read in the abstract and don’t notice tha... with what i

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2017-03-13 18:47:54     Brain has more than 100 times higher computational capacity than previously thought, say UCLA scientists | KurzweilAI

http://www.kurzweilai.net/...thought-say-ucla-scientists?...

Illustration of neuron and dendrites. Dendrites receive ... stimulation (via synapses, not shown here) from neurons ... and propagate that stimulation to the neuron cell body (... sends electrochemical stimulation via an axon to communi...
Dendrites h

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/Channels/cognition and art/brain-stuff

2017-03-01 23:00:24     Inside the Macedonian Fake-News Complex | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/veles-macedonia-fake-news/

stories in The Guardian and on BuzzFeed revealed that th... of 55,000 was the registered home of at least 100 pro-Tr... of them filled with sensationalist, utterly fake news

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2017-02-14 10:57:46     University attacked by its own vending machines, smart light bulbs & 5,000 IoT devices | Network World

http://www.networkworld.com/...bs-and-5-000-iot-devices.html

Today’s cautionary tale comes from Verizon’s sneak p... 2017 Data Breach Digest scenario. It involves an unnamed... seafood searches, and an IoT botnet; hackers used the un... vending machines and other IoT devices to attack the uni... network.

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2017-02-06 08:46:22     In referees we trust?: Physics Today: Vol 70, No 2

http://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/PT.3.3463

In 1936 refereeing was not a universal practice at the w... scientific journals. It was not even a universal practic... Review. Einstein’s previous submission to that journal... Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) paper, was not sent out fo...
So Einstein

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2017-02-02 15:37:54     MacKay | Serendipity

http://www.easterbrook.ca/steve/?s=MacKay

We started from the question of how to take “back of t... calculations and make them explicitly shareable over the... shareable, but to turn them into structured objects that... updated, linked to evidence and so on (in much the same ... entries are

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2017-02-01 21:38:41    

http://emotions.periscopic.com/inauguration/?...

The inaugural address contains the first words uttered b... It is an untarnished moment during which the American le... presidential tone, inspire a country, put an election to...
An examination of the facial expressions of the last six ...
Shown here

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/Channels/HCI stuff/emotion and fun
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2017-01-29 19:50:37     Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms - The Local

http://www.thelocal.at/...-hackers-as-guests-locked-in-rooms

One of Europe's top hotels has admitted they had to pay ... Bitcoin ransom to cybercriminals who managed to hack the... system, locking hundreds of guests in or out of their ro... was paid.

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2017-01-26 08:31:13     Based on a *True* True Story? — Information is Beautiful

http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/...-a-true-true-story/

Based on a True True Story?
Scene-by-scene breakdown of Hollywood films

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2017-01-24 09:42:15     WikiCFP : Call For Papers of Conferences, Workshops and Journals

http://www.wikicfp.com/cfp/home

WikiCFP is a semantic wiki for Calls For Papers in scien... fields. There are about 50,000 CFPs on WikiCFP. Over 100... use WikiCFP each month.

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2017-01-19 20:05:39     Humans aren’t the only great apes that can ‘read minds’ | Science | AAAS

http://www.sciencemag.org/...-only-great-apes-can-read-minds

For years, only humans were thought to have this key cog... attributing “false belief,” which is believed to und... empathy, teaching, and perhaps even language. But three ... apes—chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans—also know ... a false bel

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2017-01-15 15:33:53     Impact of Social Sciences – 10 Chrome extensions to help manage references, notes, citations and capture information.

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/...citations-and-capture-information/

From literature searches to collaborative online writing... amount of the research process now takes place online.®.. Tattersall provides a list of useful Google Chrome exte... added to the browser to help facilitate the daily academ... Recommendat

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2017-01-15 10:10:30     Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman | Technology | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...nagement-is-ruining-our-lives

The allure of the doctrine of time management is that, o... might finally be under control. Yet work in the modern e... for its limitlessness. And if the stream of incoming ema... Inbox Zero can never bring liberation: you’re still Si... boulder up

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2017-01-11 13:03:40     Study finds women don't get same credit men do for co-authored papers

https://www.insidehighered.com/...-do-co-authored-papers?...

Her findings:
Men and women who are solo authors of most of their pape ...
When men co-author papers, each such paper is associated ...

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2017-01-09 21:58:36     The Humans Working Behind the AI Curtain

https://hbr.org/.../the-humans-working-behind-the-ai-curtain

Our team learned from two years of researching the world... where content moderation is a steady stream of gig work,... practices of both the largest and the smallest companies... involve literally thousands of decisions about what cont... delete.

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2017-01-03 15:06:38     Automated book-culling software drives librarians to create fake patrons to "check out" endangered titles / Boing Boing

https://boingboing.net/...utomated-book-culling-softwar.html

Two employees at the East Lake County Library created a ... called Chuck Finley -- entering fake driver's license an... into the library system -- and then used the account to ... books over nine months in 2016, in order to trick the sy... that the bo

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2016-12-27 19:54:49     Mapped: Which country is across the sea from Wales' coast? - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-38331563

Have you ever stood on a beach in Wales and wondered wha... side of the ocean?
Finding the answer is not as simple as drawing a straigh ...
Map experts at Esri UK have created an interactive map w ...
Pembroke in Pembrokeshire, for example, faces Antarct

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2016-12-27 09:25:00     BBC - Future - The man who studies the spread of ignorance

http://www.bbc.com/...an-who-studies-the-spread-of-ignorance

Proctor had found that the cigarette industry did not wa... know the harms of its product, and it spent billions obs... the health effects of smoking. This search led him to cr...
Agnotology is the study of wilful acts to spread confusi ...
It comes fr

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2016-12-27 08:59:23     The farmer who built her own broadband - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37974267

"I'm just a farmer's wife," says Christine Conder, modes... members of the rural communities of Lancashire she is al... internet pioneer.
Her DIY solution to a neighbour's internet connectivity ...
That is 35 times faster than the 28.9 Mbps average UK

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2016-12-25 08:31:14     From yoga pants to smart shoes: The technology of touch - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38385039?CMP=share_btn_me

Imagine being able to navigate the streets just by recei... your footwear. Or feeling a tingle in your yoga tights i... position needs improvement.
And what if you could feel the things you're touching as ...
This is the science of haptics, the intersec

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2016-12-24 08:09:57     About - Our World In Data

https://ourworldindata.org/about/

Our World in Data (OWID) is an online publication that s... conditions are changing. The aim is to give a global ove...
Our World in Data communicates this empirical knowledge ...
through data visualizations – charts and maps.
by presenting the acade

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2016-12-13 11:16:16     About - the Datahub

https://datahub.io/about

CKAN is a tool for managing and publishing collections o... by national and local governments, research institutions... organisations which collect a lot of data. With its powe... faceting, users can browse and find the data they need, ... using maps,

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2016-12-13 10:06:47     CWTS Journal Indicators

http://www.journalindicators.com/

CWTS Journal Indicators provides free access to bibliome... scientific journals. The indicators have been calculated... University’s Centre for Science and Technology Studies... the Scopus bibliographic database produced by Elsevier. ... available f

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2016-12-13 08:21:57     Citation-Based Indices of Scholarly Impact: Databases and Norms – Association for Psychological Science

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/...tabases-and-norms#...

Scholarly impact has long been an intriguing research to... 2010; Sternberg, 2003) as well as a crucial factor in ma... decisions (e.g., hiring, tenure, promotion, research sup... honors).  As decision makers ramp up their reliance on ... (Abbott, Cy

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2016-12-12 09:09:53     Prusa i3 3D printer - Prusa Printers

http://prusaprinters.org/prusa-i3/

Prusa i3 (i3 stands for third iteration of the design) i... by me. There are countless variations of the design and ... of 3D printing with tens, if not hundreds, of thousands ... You can build simple one for couple hundred dollars or y...
It’s open

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2016-12-09 18:00:51     The Challenge of Consciousness | by Riccardo Manzotti | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

http://www.nybooks.com/...allenge-of-defining-consciousness/

Is it possible to put some order into our thoughts about... memory, perception, and the like? Hardly a day goes by w... in-depth article wondering whether computers can be cons... universe is some kind of simulation, whether mind is a u... human being

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2016-12-09 17:45:23     Giving poor people cash gets them to spend more on good stuff and less on tobacco and alcohol — Quartz

http://qz.com/...people-buy-when-theyre-just-given-cash/?...

A recently published research paper (paywall) by David E... Bank and Anna Popova of Stanford University shows that g... poor has a negative effect on the consumption of tobacco... and Popova’s research is based on an examination of ni... assess the

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2016-12-09 17:34:47     The #Election2016 Micro-Propaganda Machine – Medium

https://medium.com/...ro-propaganda-machine-383449cc1fba#...

After finding evidence that much of the “fake” and h... traffic during 🇺🇸#Election2016 was arriving throug... hyperlinks, search engines, and “old school” sharing... email newsletters, RSS, and instant messaging, I thought... “big data

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2016-12-06 14:36:27     Cut-throat academia leads to 'natural selection of bad science', claims study | Science | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...-bad-science-claims-study?...

Scientists incentivised to publish surprising results fr... journals, despite risk that such findings are likely to ... research

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