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Turadg Aleahmad
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Why the new Google Hangouts screws over users. Okay so, recently Google announced that they're moving from Google talk to Google Hangouts. Google has stated that Hangouts will be a more awesome, unified experience, bringing Google Plus's Hangouts feature straight into the IM client, ...
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I had always wondered why caffeine evolved!
New research has found that caffeine-laced nectar enhances the learning process for bees, so that they are more likely to return to those flowers.
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"This doesn't sit comfortably", says anonymous PR flack. Today licensed weapons are commonplace in video games, but the deals between game makers and gun-manufacturer are shrouded. Not one of the publ...
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regardless of your politics, our voting infrastructure has problems
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thanks for the investigation, Zack. I wish there was a browser plugin that verified whatever you're reading with Snopes. Wouldn't be so hard actually, just a YES NO MAYBE indicator and people could vote on whether Snopes covered it, with a link to the debunk.
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Wonderful summary of the applied learning science contributions coming from the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (which brings +Carnegie Mellon University and Pitt researchers together).
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Google Reader's upcoming shutdown and Mailbox's rapid acquisition have reignited the discussion of free vs. paid services and whether people should pay for products they love to keep them running sust...
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About that video going around
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Not cognitively, but motivationally. 
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Rampant myopia.
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  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Human Computer Interaction, 2006 - 2012
  • UC Berkeley
    Cognitive Science, 1997 - 2002
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    Software Engineer, 2013 - present
    Analytics team
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