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Do We All Have Multiple Selves? How to Build a More Dynamic You

In this way, one could say we put on different “selves” or “personas” depending on who it is we are interacting with and where we are.
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A book I need to read.

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Hacking neural networks | ZDNet

Hacking neural networks | ZDNet | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Anything that can be hacked, will be hacked — including neural networks. Here's what researchers have learned about surprising artificial intelligence behavior.

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Mass Personalization Is Coming. Are We Ready For It?

Mass Personalization Is Coming. Are We Ready For It? | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
As big data opens up a new world of possibilities, we’re going to have to come to terms with what we really want. Excerpt: "technology can decipher signals that we aren’t even aware of. Mattersight is a company that has developed software that can analyze your personality during a routine customer service call. In his book, Honest Signals, MIT’s Sandy Pentland describes a machine that can predict behavior from subtle physical cues."
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Researchers can work out your location based on who you talk to on Twitter (TWTR)

Researchers can work out your location based on who you talk to on Twitter (TWTR) | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Researchers from Cornell University have worked out how to track Twitter users' locations — even when they have location services disabled.
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Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Psychologists have found a simple way to improve academic performance and even health. When people sit down and write about a negative experience and they revise their story to see it in a more positive way, it changes their behavior and helps them succeed.

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A new therapy of writing?

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Kathy Hansen's curator insight, March 10, 2014 8:28 PM

[Disclaimer: "Kathy's Insight" is usually simply another pithy excerpt from the Scooped article] "As you write about the troubling, confusing event again and again, eventually you begin to make sense of it. You can put those consuming thoughts to rest."

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Scientists untangle connection between genes, behavior - Boston Globe

Scientists untangle connection between genes, behavior - Boston Globe | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Scientists untangle connection between genes, behavior Boston Globe For years, scientists have been trying to untangle the complicated connections between genes and behavior, knowing that just as DNA gives rise to physical traits, it...
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