Do you like curly fries? Have you Liked them on Facebook? Watch this talk to find out the surprising things Facebook (and others) can guess about you from your random Likes and Shares. Computer scientist Jennifer Golbeck explains how this came about, how some applications of the technology are not so cute -- and why she thinks we should return the control of information to its rightful owners.
Fascinating stuff: The overarching goal of research in my lab is to understand the mechanisms by which the immune, endocrine, and nervous systems interact, and how these interactions influence behavioral outcomes such as cognition, emotion and addiction. Immune molecules powerfully impact neuroendocrine function, including hormone-behavior interactions, during health and disease. Similarly, alterations in hormones, such as during stress, can powerfully impact immune function or reactivity.
When it comes to learning about ourselves, literature, some would argue, is the most masterful teacher of all. That said, it can be a bit weary-making to wade through The Brothers Karamazov in search of a deeper understanding of humanity.
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Introduction This is the launch page for the pages here at Gizmo's Tech Support Alert that list sites with free ebooks and audiobooks. There are 3 pages that separate sites on the format of the ebooks, Kindle, ePub and Online reading.
The same year she announced that she's putting down her pen, Canadian short story writer and one-time novelist Alice Munro has taken home the Nobel Prize in Literature. One giant step for her, one giant leap for proponents of quieter stories.
What's trending in fitness? Workplace programs, boot camps, yoga uptick The Courier-Journal “Obesity epidemic concerns have led both individuals and employers to collaborate with fitness professionals in an effort to inspire healthier lifestyles,”...