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Scientific Theory and the Multiverse Madness

Scientific Theory and the Multiverse Madness | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

Newton's law of gravity — remember that? The force between two massive bodies decreases with the inverse square of the distance and so on?

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When Chinese Hackers Declared War on the Rest of Us

When Chinese Hackers Declared War on the Rest of Us | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

Many thought the internet would bring democracy to China. Instead it empowered rampant government oppression, and now the censors are turning their attention to the rest of the world.

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Google's Phishing Quiz 

Google's Phishing Quiz  | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

Phishing is clearly bad, but it’s not always easy to suss out a sketchy email from a legitimate one. To help, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw has made a quiz with Google to teach people how to better spot malicious emails.

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The Kids (Who Use Tech) Seem to Be All Right

The Kids (Who Use Tech) Seem to Be All Right | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

A rigorous new paper uses a new scientific approach that shows the panic over teen screen time is likely overstated.

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Why Video Games are Made of Triangles

Why Video Games are Made of Triangles | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

Why video games are made of triangles.. smaller and smaller triangles

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The Digital Music Piracy in the 2000s

The Digital Music Piracy in the 2000s | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

A couple of decades ago – well before a $10 monthly fee would unlock access to virtually every song ever recorded through streaming services – digital music piracy was rampant around the world. 

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Shadowbanning

Shadowbanning | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

What is shadowbanning? And what can you do to prevent a social media platform from shadowbanning you? That is if it even exists.

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Using Emoji for Digital-Age Language Learning

Using Emoji for Digital-Age Language Learning | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

When preliterate kids type strings of emoji, it may seem like a random act. But when exposed to the rhythm of texts, kids discover how to communicate.

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The State of Deepfakes: Reality Under Attack

The State of Deepfakes: Reality Under Attack | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

In recent years, rapid advances in the development of AI has led to
the technology being commoditized for a variety of positive
applications. However, these technological advances are also
increasingly being exploited by bad actors for malicious uses. This
report will specifically focus on the malicious uses of AI enabled
video synthesis, popularized under the broader name of
‘deepfakes’.

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Inside the Booming Business of Background Music

Inside the Booming Business of Background Music | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

The long read: Once derided, the successors to muzak have grown more sophisticated – and influential – than any of us realise.

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Digital hoarding

Digital hoarding | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

If we feel overwhelmed by ‘stuff’, most of us believe physical clutter is the culprit. But researchers are finding that having too many digital files could be the problem, too.

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The Long History of People Worrying About Tech’s Ill Effects

The Long History of People Worrying About Tech’s Ill Effects | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

Books will blind you!

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Facebook's '10 Year Challenge' Is Just a Harmless Meme - Right?

Facebook's '10 Year Challenge' Is Just a Harmless Meme - Right? | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

The 2009 vs. 2019 profile picture trend may or may not have been a data collection ruse to train its facial recognition algorithm. But we can't afford to blithely play along.

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The Art of Pushing Buttons

The Art of Pushing Buttons | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

From elevators to iPhones, the rise of pushbuttons has provoked a century of worries about losing the human touch

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AnarchySF: Anarchism in Science Fiction  

AnarchySF: Anarchism in Science Fiction   | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

An annotated bibliography of anarchism in science fiction

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 Netflix Alternatives

 Netflix Alternatives | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

Let's have a look at the 10 Best Alternatives of Netflix that you should try right now as they are packed with some amazing things.

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Doxxing: What It Is How You Can Avoid It

Doxxing: What It Is How You Can Avoid It | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

Doxxing means publishing private information about someone online to harass or intimidate them. It has ruined reputations and caused untold distress to hundreds of people. On occasion, doxxing has resulted in injury or even death.

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How to Delete Your Online Accounts but Keep Your Data

How to Delete Your Online Accounts but Keep Your Data | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

\One of the things I like to do every now and then—especially around this time of year—is to start fresh. I’ll think about all the services I’ve signed up for and don’t actually use. Going through and deleting them helps me feel better about my digital sprawl, and it’s a practice I recommend everyone try regularly.

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Social Networks no Longer Social 

Social Networks no Longer Social  | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

The term “social network” has become a meaningless association of words. Pair those two words and it becomes a tech category, the equivalent of a single term to define a group of products. But are social networks even social anymore?

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How Wrong we Picture the World

How Wrong we Picture the World | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

Watch the Mercator projection that we all know morph into the true map.

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Words Originated From the Internet

Words Originated From the Internet | technoliterati v.3.1 | Scoop.it

For years, the Oxford Dictionary Online (ODO) has been making headlines for accepting words that are widely used on the Internet as part of the English vocabulary, thereby officiating these words into the language.

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