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Data Selfie is an open-source Chrome extension that helps you discover how machine learning algorithms track and process your Facebook activity, and gain insights about your personality and habits. This video explains how it works.

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The Bottom Line:
Entrepreneurs need to sell investors on: (a) their businesses; (b) themselves; (c) the strength of their team; and (d) their willingness to learn.

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+Yael Grauer—an independent journalist covering technology, security, and online privacy—offers practical advice on the steps to take if your computer has been phished. In the meantime, she advises making regular backups on an external hard drive and running antivirus software.

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Sir Henry Tizard served as Rector of +Imperial College London [my alma mater] between 1929 and 1942. He led the Tizard Mission to America in 1940, an important technical information-sharing mission that included information about radar and the jet engine.

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RADIO.GARDEN | Transnational Radio

Radio.Garden is the TRE online exhibition, developed together with the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and designed by Studio Moniker that allows users to explore an interactive globe filled with radio's past and present.

The TRE consortium brings together researchers from media and cultural studies in four different countries and integrates associated partners from seven leading European institutions of radio broadcasting and archiving.

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Evan Selinger is a professor of philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology, and Brett Frischmann is the Microsoft visiting professor of information technology policy at Princeton University and professor of law at Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law.

Their forthcoming book Being Human in the 21st Century (Cambridge University Press, 2017) examines whether technology is eroding our humanity, and offers new theoretical tools for dealing with it.

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Consciousness and The Interface Theory of Perception
Donald D. Hoffman, Professor of Cognitive Science, University of California, Irvine, argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.

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In 1959, Richard Feynmann proposed a challenge to fellow scientists: who could build the smallest machine? This year’s Nobel prize in Chemistry goes to just this category!

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+Hayley Dunning, Research Media Officer (Natural Sciences), quotes Professor João Magueijo, Department of Physics at Imperial College London: “The idea that the speed of light could be variable was radical when first proposed, but with a numerical prediction, it becomes something physicists can actually test. If true, it would mean that the laws of nature were not always the same as they are today.”
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