Sunday, February 5, 2012




The Internet makes you stupid, but this app might make you smarter:


Shrunken Servers Aim to Make the Internet Greener Intel teams up with a startup to create a server twice as efficient as those that power websites and apps today:


'Your Password Is Invalid': Improving Website Password Practices:

SEARCH & FIND: What, where, how.  


YouTube reports 4 billion video views -- a day:

Get the original URL’s from tiny ones:

Bob Rankin- where to download free fonts:                                      


10 ways to improve social networking:

The (Online) Rules of Friendship:

Is Facebook Really Worth $Infinity?:


The evolution of a social superpower:


Zuckerberg Remains the Undisputed Boss at Facebook:

Facebook Is Not Such a Good Thing for Those With Low Self-Esteem, Study Finds:


Why most Facebook users get more than they give?:

Harnessing the Predictive Power of Virtual Communities:

Tweeting is Believing?                                                  
Understanding Microblog Credibility Perceptions:

Twitter – A Wiser Way to Censor?:


Why the Twitter ‘Who Gives a Tweet’ Researchers are Wrong:


Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds



How to Harmonize Google+ With Your Other Social Platforms:

Google+ Growing Your Social Network: Quantity vs. Quality:

Google- good to know:

Google’s New Privacy Policy:


No, You Don’t Need To Fear The Google Privacy Changes: A Reality Check:                          


How to Get Your Family and Friends on Google+ Facebook has everybody, but Google+ is the superior social network, opines a tech pundit:            



Jonathan Franzen: E-readers are 'damaging to society';

What the Nook Means A new Nook's on its way. Can it save books?:


To Your Brain, the World Is 2D:


Short-Term Memory Is Based On Synchronized Brain Oscillations Scientists have now discovered how different brain regions cooperate during short-term memory:


What’s a man? Studies of brain genetics are starting to reveal what makes humans human:|hig|2-2-2012|editors_highlights

Scientists decode brain waves to eavesdrop on what we hear:



Making Nature's Best Better to Produce Biofuels:


Building a Better Light Bulb: Energy Efficient Organic LEDs:


Graphene reveals yet another extraordinary property:

Graphene Competitor Used to Make Circuits Molybdenite could have a crucial advantage over graphene for making smaller, faster electronics:


Smallest-Ever Nanotube Transistors Outperform Silicon A nine-nanometer device shows that nanotubes could be a viable alternative to silicon as electronics get even tinier:


Smart Paint Could Revolutionize Structural Safety of Bridges, Mines and More:

EVirtual Reality Contact Lenses Are One Step Closer to Reality:

Smart Clothing: The Unexpected Tech Revolution:


Spider Web's Strength Lies in More Than Its Silk:                                                                                              How Spider Webs Inspire New Technology:



Are You Learning as Fast as the World Is Changing?:

Europeana- think culture:

Moving a Cemetery: How to Drag Higher Education into the 21 Century:

Help Your Brain Learn Better:

How to Recognize Your Best Ideas:


Groupthink- the brainstorming myth:



Are We Bad at Forecasting Our Emotions? It Depends On How You Measure Accuracy:

“Abundance” a book recommended by Ray Kurzweil:

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist:


A Point of View: The endless obsession with what might be:


Here Is What Real Commitment to Your Marriage Means:

Going to the Extreme with Strengths and Happiness: 

How millennial are you?- a test:

Nice, wise miniature: Television news is...:


Econ Stats: The Economic Statistics and Indicators Database:


Quality: Setting Right Goals:



Innovation without Age Limits Young stars dominate the technology headlines. But outside the Internet, research shows, innovators are actually getting older as complexity rises:


A Few Ideas for Beleaguered Innovators:


Brain gain. Why America is wrong to fear Asian innovation:


Three snapshots of Chinese innovation:


Why Spending Won't Solve the Crisis:


Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch: (with tanks to Miki Saxon)


Do not destroy your best strategy:

Three Skills Every 21st-Century Manager Needs:


The Science of Antiaging:

Aging Is a Disease. Let's Cure it:


Why the Brain Is More Reluctant to Function as We Age:


Electronic Tattoo Monitors Brain, Heart and Muscles:

How Viruses Evolve, and in Some Cases, Become Deadly:


Path Is Found for the Spread of Alzheimer’s:


Silkworms may help repair damaged hearts:


Alcohol and Your Heart: Friend or Foe?:


Is ultrasound the future of male contraception?:

How doctors die:

Surprise! Internet Comments Can Be Good for Your Health:

Schizophrenia: When Hallucinatory Voices Suppress Real Ones, New Electronic Application May Help:

FOOD & COOKING Launches Free Cooking App with Thousands of Recipes, Expert Tutorials and Kitchen Tools:

No Meat, No Dairy, No Problem:

Cooking bread- many recipes:



The World Clock at a new level:

Bill Maher: "Atheism Is a Religion Like Abstinence Is a Sex Position":





How to scam-proof your brain:


Secure Your Email and Protect Your PC From Phishing and Spam:

How to Shop Safely on the Web:

Bob Rankin- Beware the Fedex Shipment Notification Scam

Passwords: Creating and Maintaining a Strong Password System



Protect Your Smartphone From Malicious QR Codes:


5 Must-have Security Apps for iPhone:

Mobile Phone Data Reveals Human Reproductive Strategies The pattern of calls and texts between humans reveals how women invest more heavily in their main relationship than men; and how this changes as they age:

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