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Love, Lies and What they Learned -Identity -Love NY Times

Love, Lies and What they Learned -Identity -Love NY Times | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

 

 Slightly off topic..but interesting from an online identity point of view

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/13/fashion/online-dating-as-scientific-research.html

 

"They have observed, for instance, that many daters would rather admit to being fat than liberal or conservative" Stephanie Rsoenbloom

 

“As more and more of life happens online, it’s less and less the case that online is a vacuum,” he added. “It is life.” (Andrew Fiore)

On Truthiness- people tell small lies since they won't meet

- women say they are 8.5 pound thinner, men only 2 but said they were a half inch taller

 

-liars tend to use fewer first-person pronouns.

-"Liars use more negative words like “not” and “never,” yet another way of putting up a buffer. Liars use fewer negative emotion words like “sad” and “upset,” and they write shorter online personal essays. (It’s easier not to get caught if you say less.)"

 

-people date their own race

 

-women want men who are tall and weathy (Shocking)

-women prefer men slightly overweight

-men prefer women slightly underweight

 

 

 

Well I declare, I'm Liberal and not fat. ..there I said it...but was it a secret?- kh

 

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What universities have in common with record labels

What universities have in common with record labels | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
If you spent the 1990s plucking songs from a stack of cassettes to make the perfect mixtape, you probably welcomed innovations of the next decade that served your favorite albums up as individual songs, often for free. The internet’s power to unbundle content sparked a rapid transformation of the music industry, which today generates just...

 

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Universities will be masters of curation, working as talent agencies. They’ll draw royalties and license fees from the content professors create and curate. In many ways, the role of the best universities will become even more focused on identifying, investing in, and harvesting the returns from great talent..."
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