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September 20, 2017
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In the Age of Social Media, He’s a New Kind of Scientist

What does it mean to be a scientist? Far more than doing research in a lab, says Michael Johnson, whose unconventional passage into the field began with a bowling championship and a music degree. “Think of it basically like a … Continue reading

October 25, 2016
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UW project highlights liability of internet ‘intermediaries’ in developing countries

How much liability do website owners and other online service providers have for content posted by other people? If someone posts content on your website that is defamatory, constitutes hate speech, disseminates child pornography or invades someone’s privacy, are you … Continue reading

January 13, 2014
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Upcycling: Wie Phoenix aus der Asche

Recycling kennt jeder: Müll wird wiederverwertet. Um knappe Ressoucen zu schonen, erobert diese Idee nun auch die Modebranche. Aus gebrauchten oder überschüssigen Materialien entstehen hochwertige Einzelstücke und einen klingenden Namen hat der neue Trend auch bekommen: Upcycling. Ob Lederretouren aus … Continue reading

January 9, 2014
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Weißrussland: Opposition und Zensur in einer Diktatur

Weißrussland gilt als letzte Diktatur Europas. Eine mögliche Öffnung in Richtung Europa liegt in weiter Ferne, und auch um die Meinungsfreiheit im Internet ist es in der ehemaligen Sowjetrepublik schlecht bestellt. Seit einer Gesetzesänderung im Januar 2012 haben viele Regimekritiker … Continue reading

June 21, 2013
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Understanding the How-To of Effective Communication in Small Groups

UA researcher Joseph Bonito is investigating the communication habits of decision-making groups, including North American Quitline staff members and youth involved in Lego robotics teams, to advance what is known about small group communication. It is likely a daily occurrence: … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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IBM Delivers New Software and Cloud Services to Accelerate Social Business

ARMONK, N.Y. – 28 Jan 2013: IBM today announced new software and cloud-based services to help business leaders, such as chief marketing officers and chief human resource officers, advance their organization’s transformation with the adoption of social business technology. The … Continue reading

January 14, 2013
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IBM Social Sentiment Index Predicts New Retail Trend in the Making

Analytics points to the “Birth of a Trend,” steampunk aesthetic to pervade pop culture in 2013 ARMONK, N.Y. – 14 Jan 2013: National Retail Federation Convention – Based on an analysis of more than a half million public posts on … Continue reading

January 3, 2013
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comScore Reports November 2012 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share

Samsung and Apple Continue to Seize Share in OEM Market RESTON, VA, January 3, 2013– comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the U.S. mobile phone … Continue reading