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Exploring the Vast Cyber-Space Information Realms of Clearnets and Darknets

Exploring the Vast Cyber-Space Information Realms of Clearnets and Darknets | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Thoughts on Crawling and Understanding the Darknet
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Darknets have been around for a decade or so. Some of the most well-known are from the Tor network; Silk Road, Wikileaks, Silk Road 2, StrongBox, and so on. For good or bad, Silk Road is what helped bring darknets to the masses.

The current trend in information security is to try to build insight and intelligence into and from the underground or the darknet. Many companies are focused on the "darknet." The idea is to learn about what's below the surface, or near-future attacks or threats, before they affect the normal companies and people of the world. For example, an intelligence agency wants to learn about clandestine operations in its borders, or a financial company wants to learn about attacks on its services and customers before anyone else.

I'm defining the darknet as any services which requires special software to access the service, such as;
1. Tor's hidden services, 
2. I2P, 
3. FreeNet, and 
4. GnuNet.

There are many more services out there, but in effect they all require special software to access content or services in their own address space.

Most darknet systems are really overlay networks on top of TCP/IP, or UDP/IP. The goal is to create a different addressing system than simply using IP addresses (of either v4 or v6 flavor).XMPP could also be considered an overlay network, but not a darknet, for example. XMPP shouldn't be considered a darknet because it relies heavily on public IPv4/IPv6 addressing to function. It's also trivial to learn detailed metadata about conversations from either watching an XMPP stream, or XMPP server.

The vastness of address spaces

Let's expand on address space. In the "clearnet" we have IP addresses of two flavors, IPv4 and IPv6. Most people are familiar with IPv4, the classic xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx address. IPv6 addresses are long in order to create a vast address space for the world to use, for say, the Internet of Things, or a few trillion devices all online at once. IPv6 is actually fun and fantastic, especially when paired with IPSec, but this is a topic for another post. IPv4 address space is 32-bit large, or roughly 4.3 billion addresses. IPv6 address space is 128-bits large, or trillions on trillions of addresses. There are some quirks to IPv4 which let us use more than 4.3 billion addresses, but the scale of the spaces is what we care about most. IPv6 is vastly larger. Overlay networks are built to create, or use, different properties of an address space. Rather than going to a global governing body and asking for a slice of the space to call your own, an overlay network can let you do that without a central authority, in general.

Defining darknets

There are other definitions or nomenclature for darknets, such as the deep web:

noun 1. the portion of the Internet that is hidden from conventional search engines, as by encryption; the aggregate of unindexed websites: private databases and other unlinked content on the deep web.

Basically, the content you won't find on Google, Bing, or Yahoo no matter how advanced your search prowess.

How big is the darknet?

No one knows how large is the darknet. By definition, it's not easy to find services or content. However, there are a number of people working to figure out the scope, size, and to further classify content found on it. There are a few amateur sites trying to index various darknets; such as Ahmia, and others only reachable with darknet software. There are some researchers working on the topic as well, see Dr. Owen's video presentation, Tor: Hidden Services and Deanonymisation. A public example is DARPA MEMEX. Their open catalog of tools is a fine starting point. [...]"<

 

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SEC Rule Changes - Small Businesses Get Funding Cap Raise to $50 Million

SEC Rule Changes - Small Businesses Get Funding Cap Raise to $50 Million | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it

Nearly three years after the law was signed, the Securities and Exchange Commission has taken an important step toward implementing the so-called JOBS Act, making it easier for small and mid-sized businesses to raise capital through small public offerings.

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Commissioners on Wednesday approved rule changes that allow companies to raise up to $50 million a year, up from a longstanding cap of $5 million, through what’s known as Regulation A offerings. Under Reg A offerings, as they’re commonly called, companies looking to raise relatively small amounts of money through a public offering are subject to a much simpler SEC registration process, putting fewer bureaucratic hoops between them and investors.

Until now, the Reg A path, which is nearly as old as the SEC itself, has been sparingly used. Congress voted to lift the cap as part of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, which was signed into law in April 2012, largely to encourage more small and mid-sized companies to consider that option. [...]

 

The finalization of the rules was the latest step in what has become an exceptionally long process to breathe life into the JOBS Act. Now on the cusp of its third birthday, only about half of the provisions in the statute – which, by providing better access to capital to new and growing businesses, was touted as a potentially powerful gust of wind in the economy’s sails – have been put in place by the SEC.

Among the most highly anticipated changes mandated by Congress but not yet implemented by the SEC are rules allowing companies to raise small amounts of money from mom-and-pop investors via what are known as online crowdfunding portals. Initially, the SEC was to give that process the green light by the end of 2013; however, the agency has been slow to move on the rule-making process. The SEC put forth proposed rules in October 2013, but it isn’t clear when they will be finalized.

While the crowdfunding rules, which are outlined in Title III of the JOBS Act, have drawn most of the JOBS Act’s spotlight, Paul explained that the Reg A changes (contained in Title IV of the legislation) will likely have a much more significant impact for certain companies.

“With Reg A, we’re talking about businesses that are going to be much further along in their life cycle than the ones that would benefit from Title III,” Paul said, noting that the online crowdfunding rules will limit entrepreneurs to raising no more than $1 million from non-accredited investors. “Obviously, a company raising $1 million is in a very different place than a company raising $40 million, or even $10 million.”

“It’s all part of a continuum,” Paul added. “While crowdfunding will be important for getting capital to genuine start-ups – ones that have three people working for them – this will help those that have 300 people working for them and are still looking to grow." [...]"<

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Leaked HSBC Files from Swiss Bank lead to Tax Evasion and Money Laundering charges

Leaked HSBC Files from Swiss Bank lead to Tax Evasion and Money Laundering charges | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Data in massive cache of leaked secret bank account files lift lid on questionable practices at subsidiary of one of world’s biggest financial institutions
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The Guardian’s evidence of a pattern of misconduct at HSBC in Switzerland is supported by the outcome of recent court cases in the US and Europe. The bank was named in the US as a co-conspirator for handing over “bricks” of $100,000 a time to American surgeon Andrew Silva in Geneva, so that he could illegally post cash back to the US.

Another US client, Sanjay Sethi, pleaded guilty in 2013 to cheating the US tax authorities. He was one of a group of convicted HSBC clients. The prosecution said an HSBC banker promised “the undeclared account would allow [his] assets to grow tax-free, and bank secrecy laws in Switzerland would allow Sethi to conceal the existence of the account”.

In France, an HSBC manager, Nessim el-Maleh, was able to run a cash pipeline in which plastic bags full of currency from the sale of marijuana to immigrants in the Paris suburbs were collected. The cash was then taken round to HSBC’s respectable clients in the French capital. Bank accounts back in Switzerland were manipulated to reimburse the drug dealers.

HSBC is already facing criminal investigations and charges in France, Belgium, the US and Argentina as a result of the leak of the files, but no legal action has been taken against it in Britain.

Former tax inspector Richard Brooks tells BBC Panorama in a programme to be aired on Monday night: “I think they were a tax avoidance and tax evasion service. I think that’s what they were offering.

“There are very few reasons to have an offshore bank account, apart from just saving tax. There are some people who can use an ... account to avoid tax legally. For others it’s just a way to keep money secret.”

The Labour party said: “Tax avoidance and evasion harms every taxpayer in Britain, and undermines public services like the NHS. What is truly shocking is that HMRC were made fully aware of these practices back in 2010 but since then very little has been done.”"<

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Heart Bleed Bug - A Massive Security Flaw That's Taken Over The Internet

Heart Bleed Bug - A Massive Security Flaw That's Taken Over The Internet | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
You should change your passwords.
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What is the Heartbleed bug?

>"Heartbleed is a flaw in OpenSSL, the open-source encryption standard used by the majority of websites that need to transmit the data that users want to keep secure. It basically gives you a secure line when you're sending an email or chatting on IM.

Encryption works by making it so that data being sent looks like nonsense to anyone but the intended recipient.

Occasionally, one computer might want to check that there's still a computer at the end of its secure connection, and it will send out what's known as a heartbeat, a small packet of data that asks for a response. 

Because of a programming error in the implementation of OpenSSL, the researchers found that it was possible to send a well-disguised packet of data that looked like one of these heartbeats to trick the computer at the other end into sending data stored in its memory.

The flaw was first reported to the team behind OpenSSL by Google security researcher Neel Mehta, and independently found by security firm Codenomicon. According to the researchers who discovered the flaw, the code has been in OpenSSL for about two years, and using it doesn't leave a trace."<




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How To See All The Companies That Are Tracking You On Facebook — And Block Them

How To See All The Companies That Are Tracking You On Facebook — And Block Them | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
If you're using Facebook, you're giving the company a ton of information about yourself which it is selling to advertisers in one form or another.
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Twitter Tip: Create Multiple Twitter Accounts With the Same Email Address - GroupTweet Blog

Twitter Tip: Create Multiple Twitter Accounts With the Same Email Address - GroupTweet Blog | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it

Have you ever tried to signup for a second Twitter account using an email address that has already been used?  ....  Don’t worry the solution is easy.  The only thing you need is a Gmail address.

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Top 10 Big Data Stories Of 2013

Top 10 Big Data Stories Of 2013 | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Big data equals big opportunity -- and a surplus of hype. Catch up on the big data articles that interested readers most in 2013.
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Shaw partners with City of Calgary to offer free public WiFi

Shaw partners with City of Calgary to offer free public WiFi | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
The City of Calgary has reached an agreement with Shaw Communications to provide free Wi-Fi at city-owned locations.
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>After reviewing applications, the city decided Shaw had the best proposal and technical expertise, and awarded Shaw the contract.

Shaw will partner with the city to install free WiFi zones in a variety of public locations including recreation facilties, parks and LRT stations.

“The City manages a variety of public spaces and we were looking to partner with an organization that would be able to provide reliable WiFi services, at no cost to citizens, as well as meet industry regulations and provide technical support,” says Heather Reed-Fenske, the city’s manager of  Information Technology.

During the initial launch of the program, public WiFi will be available in a select number of public spaces. [...]

 

Mayor Naheed Nenshi says free public WiFi will give Calgarians better access to city services.

Once the initial zones are up and running, the city will collect feedback from Calgarians to evaluate the success of the program.

An announcement is expected soon on when the service will be available.<

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NSF awards grant to Mechanical Engineer prof for underwater kite marine power research

NSF awards grant to Mechanical Engineer prof for underwater kite marine power research | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
A three-year, US$300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor of mechanical engineering David Olinger to conduct research on developing a new form of ocean energy.
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"The research builds on Olinger's prior research, funded by the NSF and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in which he developed a low-cost kite system that used wind to generate power. Olinger and a team of graduate students developed computational models that predict trajectories and power output for kites of different sizes and tethers of different lengths, which can be used to design kites capable of flying in stable, high-speed figure-eight patterns under changing weather conditions.

The same algorithms can be applied to the design of underwater kites, Olinger said, but "instead of moving air, you have moving water and the kites have rigid wings."

Olinger will now evaluate possible designs for undersea kites and explore methods for tethering them to floating platforms similar to those used for oil and gas rigs.

WPI said the team will also examine the advantages and disadvantages of mounting turbine generators directly to the kites or placing the generators on the platforms. [...]

Olinger's kite system is similar to one already being developed by Swedish company Minesto, though a WPI representative said the two projects are not related."<

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Business Management: Habits Of Successful People – Infographic

Business Management: Habits Of Successful People – Infographic | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
  Many C-level executives have distinctive formulas to reach business success, and some of the techniques are surprisingly peculiar. Does your pursuit of corporate victory by way of traditional practices need adjusting?

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Juxtapoz Magazine - SUPERSONIC INTERVIEWS: Victo Ngai

Juxtapoz Magazine - SUPERSONIC INTERVIEWS: Victo Ngai | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Victo (short for Victoria) Ngai is a Hong Kong born, currently living in New York City illustrator. Her work is filled to the brim with brilliant colo...
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Fairware - Code of Conduct

Fairware - Code of Conduct | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
From our inception, Fairware has had a code of conduct that has guided our selection of suppliers.

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10 Ways Twitter Will Change American Business - TIME

10 Ways Twitter Will Change American Business - TIME | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Microblogging platform Twitter has 32 million users, an increase from about 2 million a year ago, according to research mentioned in the Wall Street Journal. Some Internet measurement services show...

 


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Twitter is still in the early stages of developing...

  
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7 Things You Can Legally Steal from Successful Companies

7 Things You Can Legally Steal from Successful Companies | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Data-gathering from scratch is a daunting prospect. The good news is a lot of this data has already been gathered for you by your competitors.

Via Alexandre Guapyassu
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"If you just want to get a list of the top influencers of an account, use this tool to generate the data. If you want more comprehensive data on your competitors’ followers you can use this tool. It is important to make connections with influencers early on so they can be evangelists for your brand."

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Why an iPhone will never replace my DSLR Digital Camera

Why an iPhone will never replace my DSLR Digital Camera | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
The two aren't even close.
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>" We recently pitted the iPhone 6 camera against the DSLR Canon 5D Mark II and the point-and-shoot Canon PowerShot SD1400-IS. The iPhone held its own in many areas, and it's unbeatable when it comes to portability.

 

And as the adage goes, "The best camera is the one you have with you."

But for those of us who make a living taking photos or count photography as a serious hobby, the camera phone will never replace a DSLR (digital single-lens reflex). [...]"<



Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/why-an-iphone-will-never-replace-my-dslr-2015-3#ixzz3U0GD8Nb1

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Facebook Traffic and Influence Jumps on Mobile Devices

Facebook Traffic and Influence Jumps on Mobile Devices | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Thanks to its efforts to slash 'dark social' links, Facebook's measurable influence, especially on mobile, has skyrocketed.
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>"We all know Facebook is huge, and drives incredible amounts of traffic. But thanks to its recent efforts to uncloak the sources of content with no known referrer, we now know that the numbers are bigger than anyone believed.

According to a report issued today by Bitly, the world’s leading link shortener, Facebook has largely solved the problem of so-called “dark social” links — those that have no referrer data and can’t be measured by web analytics tools — and as a result, the social network’s influence skyrocketed during the fourth quarter.

In the report, Bitly wrote that Facebook’s influence jumped 8.6 percent during the fourth quarter overall and 30.2 percent on mobile. That doesn’t mean Facebook’s influence actually grew that much — it means that clicks formerly attributed to “dark social” are now being correctly counted as Facebook’s clicks. Given that Facebook’s major push in recent quarters has been to expand its reach on mobile and give its marketing partners more ways to monetize their content, this is solid evidence that strategy is working.

“Everybody knows Facebook is big, and everyone knows Facebook is driving a significant volume of traffic,” Bitly CEO Mark Josephson told VentureBeat. “But in Q4, they solved a significant part of dark social — traffic or referrers that marketers or publishers don’t know where it’s coming from. … Facebook is bigger than people think they are.”

Bitly’s in a position to know of what it speaks. The company shortens 600 million links a month that generate 8 billion clicks from a billion users worldwide. [...]

But those radical drops in dark social links are reflected in Bitly’s latest data showing the strength of Facebook’s overall influence — and that its users are quickly moving from the desktop to mobile. While its influence on mobile exploded 30.2 percent, links coming from the Facebook on the desktop were down 19.8 percent in the fourth quarter.

Others have noticed similar drops in dark social links. Last month, Chartbeat, a service that measures web sites’ traffic, noted a substantial drop in links with no referrers, especially on mobile.

Last week, Facebook reported its fourth quarter earnings, and said that of its 1.39 billion monthly active users, 1.19 billion used the company’s mobile tools, up 26 percent from the same time a year ago. [...]"<

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Apparent Theft at Mt. Gox Shakes Bitcoin World

Apparent Theft at Mt. Gox Shakes Bitcoin World | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
The prominent Bitcoin exchange was said to be on the verge of total collapse following a major theft, even as another company announced plans for a high-profile virtual currency market.
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>"On Monday night, a number of leading Bitcoin companies jointly announced that Mt. Gox, the largest exchange for most of Bitcoin’s existence, was planning to file for bankruptcy after months of technological problems and what appeared to have been a major theft. A document circulating widely in the Bitcoin world said the company had lost 744,000 Bitcoins in a theft that had gone unnoticed for years. That would be about 6 percent of the 12.4 million Bitcoins in circulation.

While Mt. Gox did not respond to numerous requests for comments, and the companies issuing the statement scrambled to determine the exact situation at Mt. Gox, which is based in Japan, the news helped push the price of a single Bitcoin below $500 for the first time since November, when it began a spike that took it above $1,200.

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RELATED COVERAGE DealBook: Defending Bitcoin, Andreessen Says Mt. Gox Is ‘Like MF Global’FEB. 25, 2014

But at the same time that the news about Mt. Gox was emerging, a New York firm announced plans to create an exchange that could draw the world’s largest banks into the virtual currency market for the first time."<

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Oxfam warns of dangers of growing inequality

Oxfam warns of dangers of growing inequality | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
The richest 85 individuals in the world hold wealth equal to that owned by the poorest half of the planet's population, according an Oxfam report.
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>Oxfam’s report, titled Working for the Few, was published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and urges the group to take measures to reduce growing inequality.

 

“Widening inequality is creating a vicious circle where wealth and power are increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few, leaving the rest of us to fight over crumbs from the top table,” Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam’s executive director, said in a press release.  [...]

Inequality seen as a threat

 

“This massive concentration of economic resources in the hands of fewer people presents a significant threat to inclusive political and economic systems,” the charity said. “People are increasingly separated by economic and political power, inevitably heightening social tensions and increasing the risk of societal breakdown.”

 

It points to inequality in India, where the number of billionaires increased tenfold in the past decade because of a regressive tax structure, and Africa, where global corporations are exploiting natural resources, while local populations are left poorer.

 

The World Economic Forum, which begins Wednesday, pulls together influential figures in international trade, business, finance and politics has already expressed alarm about growing inequality.<

 

 

 

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Scoop.It for SEO – A New World of Curation [Infographic]

Scoop.It for SEO – A New World of Curation [Infographic] | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
It's the backbone, the nerve centre, as well as the driving force when it comes to the online world.
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Content Curation:  
>For almost everyone who is a part of the online world coming up with fresh content consistently is a big challenge. Practically every guideline that you refer to advices that content should be engaging, informative and relevant every single time and sometimes it can be hard to churn so much all the time.

Consequently, content curation has taken off in a big way. Simply put, content curation is the process of curating relevant and interesting content from various sources on the web and putting them together and publishing them on a personal site or blog. At this juncture, we’d also like to mention how important it is to cite your sources.

As a result of the popularity of the content curation process, a number of content marketing tools have been introduced. These tools are meant to help in the process of content marketing and SEO and facilitate the process of curation.<

 

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8 Tech Companies That May Go Public in 2014

8 Tech Companies That May Go Public in 2014 | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
We may not see the likes of another Twitter or Facebook go public in the coming year, but several prominent tech companies are expected to IPO in 2013.
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>This has been a busy year for IPOs. In total, 222 companies went public in the U.S. in 2013, raising nearly $55 billion, which represents the most IPO activity since 2000, according to data from Renaissance Capital.

Twitter was perhaps the most hyped IPO of the year and one of the best performing to date. The social network raised $1.8 billion from its IPO in November and its stock has nearly tripled in less than two months. Other tech companies like Zulily, FireEye and Rocket Fuel are trading well above their IPO prices as well, though these were comparatively smaller IPOs.<

 

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Data Scientists: Explore Game Theory to Boost Customer Engagement | The Big Data Hub

Data Scientists: Explore Game Theory to Boost Customer Engagement | The Big Data Hub | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Data scientists may consider themselves fish out of water when it comes to applying game-theoretic approaches to customer engagement. Nevertheless, it provides a valuable set of approaches for behavioral analytics.
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>Customer engagement is a bit of a game, because, deep down, it’s a form of haggling and bargaining. Let’s be blunt: everybody has an ulterior purpose and is manipulating the other party in that direction. The customer is trying to get the best deal from you, and you’re trying to hold onto them and sell them more stuff at a healthy profit.


Customer engagement is not solitaire, and, unlike many online games, it always has very real stakes. By its very nature, customer engagement is an interactive decision process involving individuals and organizations, entailing varying degrees of cooperation and conflict in the course (hopefully) of a stable and mutually beneficial outcome.

 

Game theory is a modeling discipline that focuses on strategic decision-making scenarios. It leverages a substantial body of applied mathematics and has been used successfully in many disciplines, including economics, politics, management and biology. There has even been some recent discussion of its possible application in modeling customer-engagement scenarios to improve loyalty, upsell and the like.

 

Customer engagement modeling is a largely unexplored frontier for game theory. The literature on this is relatively sparse right now, compared to other domains where game theory’s principles have been applied. [...]<

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46 Experts Share Their Top Social Media Management Tools

46 Experts Share Their Top Social Media Management Tools | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
In the following post you will find some incredible insights that will help you take results from your social media campaigns to a new level. Contributors to th(...)

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Greening the Internet: Sustainable Web Design

Greening the Internet:  Sustainable Web Design | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Do you know your website’s carbon footprint? Or how to lower it?
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>A growing number of industries are trying to reduce or at least curtail carbon footprints and energy use. Emissions standards have been set for the automotive, construction, and even telecommunications industries. Yet the internet’s carbon footprint is growing out of control: a whopping 830 million tons of CO2 annually, which is bigger than that of theentire aviation industry. That amount is set to double by 2020.

 

It is time for web designers to join the cause.

Right now, at least 332 million tons of CO2—40 percent of the internet’s total footprint—falls at least partially under the responsibility of people who make the web. It needn’t be that large, but with our rotating carousels, high-res images, and more, we have been designing increasingly energy-demanding websites for years, [...]<

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The science of time perception: stop it slipping away by doing new things - - The Buffer Blog

The science of time perception: stop it slipping away by doing new things - - The Buffer Blog | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Time perception is related to how our brains process new information. More familiar information takes less time, making time seem to pass faster.

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Predictive Analytics And The Power of Prediction - Small Business Trends

Predictive Analytics And The Power of Prediction - Small Business Trends | Social Media, Crypto-Currency, Security & Finance | Scoop.it
Predictive Analytics And The Power of Prediction
Small Business Trends
Another interesting correlation experiment is the “Anxiety Index,” a correlation of blog mentions against S&P 500 performance. Fun correlated ...

Via Manlio Mannozzi
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>“PA [predictive analytics]  in and of itself does not invade privacy – its core process is the opposite of privacy invasion. Although it’s sometimes called data mining, PA doesn’t “drill down” to peer at any individual’s data. Instead, PA actually “rolls up” learning patterns that hold true in general by way of rote number crunching across the masses of customer records.”<

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