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4 must-sees on Google's new map of North Korea

4 must-sees on Google's new map of North Korea | eWorld | Scoop.it
Google Maps releases a crowdsourced view of the Hermit Kingdom that fills in what used to be a nation of white space
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This 'Ryan Lanza Facebook Profile Is The Connecticut Shooter' Stuff Is Fucking Up Everything

This 'Ryan Lanza Facebook Profile Is The Connecticut Shooter' Stuff Is Fucking Up Everything | eWorld | Scoop.it
After initial reports that police had named 24-year-old Ryan Lanza the suspect in this morning's Connecticut elementary school shooting that left nearly 30 dead, including at least 18 children, dozens of media accounts (including Gawker) shared the...
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Newest twist on kid-shaming: Parents post dorky photos of themselves as punishment

Newest twist on kid-shaming: Parents post dorky photos of themselves as punishment | eWorld | Scoop.it
The genre of “kid shaming” on the Internet continues to evolve.
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4e Gymnasium Amsterdam: Timeline History Lesson

4e Gymnasium Amsterdam: Timeline History Lesson | eWorld | Scoop.it
Amsterdam school 4e Gymnasium has a pretty hip way of teaching history -- through Facebook.
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As It Followed a Car Chase, Fox News Showed a Suicide

As It Followed a Car Chase, Fox News Showed a Suicide | eWorld | Scoop.it
The episode, which occurred despite a five-second delay, led to a detailed apology from the host at the time, Shepard Smith.
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Why Mental Pictures Can Sway Your Moral Judgment : NPR

Some dilemmas produce vivid images in our head — and we're wired to respond emotionally to pictures. That can trigger unconscious biases that influence our judgment of right and wrong.
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Log On and Learn: The Promise of Access in Online Education - Forbes

Log On and Learn: The Promise of Access in Online Education - Forbes | eWorld | Scoop.it
Few countries can offer university-level education for free. But as Internet access improves globally, online education is becoming a very real solution for students.
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More 'Wired,' but Not So Different? - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

More 'Wired,' but Not So Different? - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
A new book by Arthur Levine and Diane R. Dean presents a complex, data-based portrait of today's college students.
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CSI: Rare Book School, or Computer Forensics in the Archives - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

CSI: Rare Book School, or Computer Forensics in the Archives - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
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2 Universities Bar Athletes From Using Hundreds of Words on Twitter - Players - The Chronicle of Higher Education

2 Universities Bar Athletes From Using Hundreds of Words on Twitter - Players - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
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Social Media Privacy For College Athletes? California Senate Says Yes

Social Media Privacy For College Athletes? California Senate Says Yes | eWorld | Scoop.it
California's state Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to bar colleges and universities from requiring students to provide administrators with access to their social media usernames and passwords.
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Dozens of Plagiarism Incidents Are Reported in Coursera's Free Online Courses - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Dozens of Plagiarism Incidents Are Reported in Coursera's Free Online Courses - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
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Ecuador Gives WikiLeaks' Assange Asylum : NPR

Ecuador Gives WikiLeaks' Assange Asylum : NPR | eWorld | Scoop.it
The WikiLeaks founder has been living in Ecuador's London embassy since June. He's trying to avoid being extradited to Sweden, which wants to question him about allegations of sexual misconduct.
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In Wake Of School Massacre, ESPN Tells Staff To Stop Tweeting About Sports Until Sunday, Refrain From Using The Word "Shooter"

In Wake Of School Massacre, ESPN Tells Staff To Stop Tweeting About Sports Until Sunday, Refrain From Using The Word "Shooter" | eWorld | Scoop.it
Here's the email from ESPN senior vice president and executive producer Mark Gross to staff: From: Gross, Mark I. Sent: Friday, December 14, 2012 2:21 PM To:
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In Classroom Experiment, All Discussion Happened via Twitter - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

In Classroom Experiment, All Discussion Happened via Twitter - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
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Temple U. Creates a Social-Media Campaign and Sees a Surge in School Pride - Head Count - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Temple U. Creates a Social-Media Campaign and Sees a Surge in School Pride - Head Count - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
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Hacker Group Breaches Thousands of University Records to Protest Higher Education - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Hacker Group Breaches Thousands of University Records to Protest Higher Education - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
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Only Disconnect - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Only Disconnect - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
True learning requires intimacy, with self and others, of a kind that Facebook doesn't foster.
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Jimmy Kimmel's Emmys Prank With Tracy Morgan "Passing Out" Tricks Thousands on Twitter

Jimmy Kimmel's Emmys Prank With Tracy Morgan "Passing Out" Tricks Thousands on Twitter | eWorld | Scoop.it
The comedians got 25,000 Twitter users instantly into tweeting the fake news Sunday...
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Two-thirds of young adults and those with higher income are smartphone owners | Pew Internet & American Life Project

Two-thirds of young adults and those with higher income are smartphone owners | Pew Internet & American Life Project | eWorld | Scoop.it
Two-thirds of young adults and those with higher income are smartphone owners | Pew Internet & American Life Project...
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U. of South Florida Professors Try 'University of Reddit' to Put Courses Online - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

U. of South Florida Professors Try 'University of Reddit' to Put Courses Online - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eWorld | Scoop.it
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More 'Wired,' but Not So Different? - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Day My Parents (and I) Found Out My Boobs Were on the Internet

The Day My Parents (and I) Found Out My Boobs Were on the Internet | eWorld | Scoop.it
We received an anonymous personal account this week from a woman who'd read about Reddit's "fusking" of private nude photographs that had been uploaded to PhotoBucket.
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20 recent statistics about Facebook | Articles | Home

20 recent statistics about Facebook | Articles | Home | eWorld | Scoop.it
From the value of the average Facebook account to the PR firm with the most ‘likes,’ here are thought-provoking numbers about the social behemoth.
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