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The Starbucks location finder is useless. If you filter by "Wifi from Google" (the only fast internet they have) it shows up all kinds of stores that do NOT have fast internet.

Example: Butterfield & Finley (Downers Grove, IL)
http://www.starbucks.com/store/1008799

Saline/Lohr location in Ann Arbor
http://www.starbucks.com/store/1009513

There is "Starbucks Wifi" and "Google Starbucks Wifi" which are two separate things. Only the latter one is fast. The Wifi login page in those two stores says "Starbucks Wifi" (and both are dead slow).

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Their coffee isn't all that great either, and so if you filter by "Serves good coffee," you also get useless results. :)
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Coffee is good for you - even when applied externally!
Study shows promise; real-world tests remain rare
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Finally - I don't even know how the album structure in Google Photos works. Even though I use auto backup I still copy the files in the end from my phone over to Google Drive. 
Now that Google+ is splitting up into individual services, where will you go to back up your phone's picture library? To Google Drive, apparently. Andr
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Ever wondered where the hamburger icon (3 horizontal lines - Chrome etc.) comes from? Apparently it was invented for the Xerox Star!
Where did the notorious hamburger icon come from and how did it make its comeback?
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This is an amazing program for photo editing on a browser. 
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Native English-speaking kids are bad in math because 11 is a separate word instead of 10+1 (as in Korean and Chinese)? Really?
Studies have linked confusing English number names to weaker arithmetic skills in children. Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish express math concepts more clearly.
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+Drew Fudenberg I was about to say that...
Or german, 121 one one twenty...
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I have no informed opinion on the petition these people signed, but equating petition-signing to terrorism, and jailing people for expressing political opinions, are appalling. This is not the behavior we should expect of a nation that hopes to join the EU or to be treated as a legitimate democracy.

Via http://meta.mathoverflow.net/questions/2797/mathoverflow-user-jailed where I learn that one of the jailed academics is mathematician and MathOverflow user Kıvanç Ersoy.
Arrests could be the first of many after peace petition led to 30 academics being fired.
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We initially started this blog for our Market Design course. We'll post news stories (market design is everywhere) and other items (including stories related to repugnant markets). It is meant to supplement the course page, and Al's Game theory, experimental economics, and market design page.
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Finally - the latest Google Drive client for Windows (1.19) seems to have put an end to syncing issues when you have a large number of files in your Drive.
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Fascinating story about the history of titanium implants.
The Swedish orthopedic surgeon and research professor made an accidental discovery that turned him into the father of the modern dental implant.
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Thrilled today to launch Microsoft Prediction Labs, our playground to experiment with new prediction and polling technology. We're live with predictions for every single Senate, House, and Gubernatorial election in 2014. Read more in today's +The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/upshot/microsoft-begins-a-push-into-the-polling-world.html and on Microsoft Research: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/news/features/microsoftpredictionlab-092914.aspx . Huge kudos to project leaders +David Rothschild and +Miro Dudik. Many many others helped along the way including Paul Oka,+Jenn Wortman Vaughan, and +Sebastien Lahaie.
The company, having done polls through video games in 2012, plans to have its automated digital assistant survey people through their mobile phones.
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Well deserved!
 
Robert F. Engle III, winner of the 2003 Nobel prize in economics and the Michael Armellino professor of finance, Stern School of Business, New York University, and Emil N. Siriwardane, Stern School Ph.D. candidate in finance, co-authors of “Structural GARCH: The Volatility-Leverage Connection”; ...
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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Economics PhD, 1996 - 2000
  • University of Oxford
    Economics MPhil, 1994 - 1996
  • University of Oxford
    Mathematics BA, 1991 - 1994
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I am an economist who works on social networks.
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I am economist who studies social networks. I am particularly  interested in trust and social learning. I do both theory and field experiments.
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