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Posts Tagged 'Media'

Slate: Internet privacy: How network analysis can reveal details you would rather hide

Very interesting piece over on Slate. Would you agree to wear a stress monitor while giving a presentation? If not, what if a video of that talk could reveal at which point you were most calm, and most stressed? Wouldn’t you like to know which parts of a speech a politician was most confident about, […]

29 August 2011 at 20:13 - Comments

What is happening to your brain right now?

High Wired: Does Addictive Internet Use Restructure the Brain?

1 July 2011 at 14:58 - Comments

The limits of Facebook ‘banter’

Alleged posting on Kerr ‘offensive’ – The Irish Times – Fri, Jul 01, 2011

1 July 2011 at 12:09 - Comments

Baby boy bricking it: Zuckerberg announces new privacy features on Facebook

Looking at least twenty years younger than he is, and a billion dollars poorer, a wooden-looking Zuckerberg explains the new Facebook privacy settings.     I’m no dinosaur, but the chap looks like he hasn’t even started shaving yet. And he quite cringeworthily mentions that it was his birthday (26th) was recently. As if to […]

26 May 2010 at 22:22 - Comments

The fact that I’m ambivalent about Facebook says it all

Apparently, there is a generational difference in how people perceive Facebook, over the last six weeks at least. In that time period, Facebook’s ‘buzz’ has dropped in the +35 age group, but risen in the 18-34 group. With thanks to the pollsters at YouGov BrandIndex Older Users Hear Facebook Is Bad News [STATS]

14 May 2010 at 09:47 - Comments
Shane McLoughlin
If this were true, my mother isn't one of them. Never gets off facebook. Thinks viruses are a myth. Typical.
14 May 10 at 16:08