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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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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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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...
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The "right to be forgotten" is becoming more like a "right to make others forget" as EFF activist Parker Higgins tweeted.
After a European court ruled that Google must remove some unwanted content from its search results, they company has been inundated with requests. The BBC reports that a pedophile, an ex-politician...
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This is a great use of smartphones.
Google's stream of sensor data can remember your spot in a battery-friendly way.
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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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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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The European Court just decided that Europeans can now ask search engines to remove links to websites that are "no longer relevant". The specific case was about a Spanish man who did not want to have links to newspaper articles about a 1998 foreclosure appear in search results when people Googled his name.

But there are other cases such as a Spanish surgeon who does not want a 1991 newspaper article about a malpractice lawsuit appear in search results. 

Interestingly, the linked content is all legal.

Some say that this isn't censorship because the original source article is still available but just protects people's privacy. However, removing search results might eventually be equivalent to destroying the original article. When I was a student in Oxford, a librarian told me that filing a book in the Bodleian in a random shelf is pretty much like burning the book because it would take forever to uncover the mistake. 
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+Ben Golub There are proposals for meta tags on file expiration. But that seems extreme. We don't want to delete all old phone books for example. But expiration for indexing might implement your $20 idea: it makes it inaccessible for everyday use but historian can still use archives to analyze expires info. But it relieves indexers from the burden of self censorship which seems potentially dangerous.
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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Economics PhD, 1996 - 2000
  • University of Oxford
    Economics MPhil, 1994 - 1996
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    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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Apart from networks, I love Latex, computers in general and especially programming (HTML/Javascript, Flash Air, PHP, C, C#).
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