Daily Archives: December 18, 2007

It’s that time of the year for the top 10 of the year lists…starting with Science & Technology…

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Top 10 Science & Technology News of 2007

Published on 12-10-2007 17:49 here: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/biz/2007/12/133_15291.html

Environment, Energy, Mobile Internet Are This Year’s Most Debated Issues

By Cho Jin-seo
Staff Reporter

The science and technology section of a newspaper is often its most cheerful page, since its stories tell about new inventions, innovations, evolution and natural wonders. But this year, the primary tone of the science sections was rather grim. The global warming issue and its threat was selected by science journalists in South Korea as the most critical scientific issue of 2007. Continue reading

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Facebook fulfills social scientists their ultimate dreams…

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On Facebook, Scholars Link Up With Data

originally published here: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/17/style/17facebook.html?em&ex=1198126800&en=f556053b6d338205&ei=5087

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Nicholas Christakis, a Harvard professor who is using Facebook to study how people form social relationships, said, “Our predecessors could only dream of the kind of data we now have.”

Published: December 17, 2007

 

Each day about 1,700 juniors at an East Coast college log on to Facebook.com to accumulate “friends,” compare movie preferences, share videos and exchange cybercocktails and kisses. Unwittingly, these students have become the subjects of academic research. Continue reading

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An experiment here…plus the top 10 Facebook applications

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Facebook is getting too popular for it’s own britches…

I get this funwall message from a friend of mine (the previous post about getting booted from Facebook if you don’t forward the message) and I post it here telling people that it’s stupid & people should realize it’s a hoax. I come home an hour later to find my views skyrocket to like 170 more than they were an hour ago. It’s because people are searching to see what this stupid hoax is or rather to verify if it’s true or not on Facebook. Well, it’s obvious to me, but most people are still searching… Continue reading

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These are the most stupid hoaxes…

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Attention all Facebook membeRs. Continue reading

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