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First App for Google’s Project Glass: Sharing Photos


Sebastian Thrun of Google says that the company’s Project Glass glasses are best doing what a smartphone does but in a hands-free way... [read more]

Facebook Tests Smaller Version of ‘Trending Articles’ in Newsfeed


Facebook is testing a smaller, less invasive version of the “Trending Articles” insert that began appearing in some users’ Newsfeeds earlier this month.... [read more]

A Massive Beat for Amazon


Amazon was expected to report another period of big sales growth and slim profits for its latest quarter, but it did far better than that Thursday afternoon... [read more]

Olympians Sue Samsung Over Facebook App


Eighteen Olympians, including swimmer Mark Spitz, diver Greg Louganis and heptathlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee, are suing Samsung... [read more]

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Communication Conversations vs. Connections

By Ed Keller

MIT Professor Sherry Turkle wrote a powerful opinion piece in this past Sunday’s New York Times Sunday Review in which she draws a sharp distinction between conversations that take place face-to-face, in the real world, and connections that get made online through social networking sites.

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