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Freelancer.com is a Scam: Employers Beware

June 29, 2017 0

I had a small project that I wanted to get developed, so I turned to Upwork.com. (This was a good move.) Then, one of the developers on Upwork suggested that I move to Freelancer.com and […]

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Tweets and Facebook Check-ins Used to Predict Gentrification

March 23, 2017 0

Desislava Hristova discusses how data from location-based social networks can be used to predict when a neighborhood will go through the process of gentrification. When you walk through a neighborhood undergoing gentrification, you can sense it—the area is […]

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Why the Hyperloop Will Become a Reality

March 22, 2017 0

Trains are getting increasingly faster, but as Professor Hugh Hunt from the Department of Engineering explains, the ‘super-fast hyperloop’ could soon see them matching air travel of speed.  Across Europe and parts of Asia, travelers can […]

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Robots Could Soon Have Feelings, Scientists Say

March 22, 2017 0

Is artificial intelligence a benign and liberating influence on our lives—or should we fear an impending rise of the machines? And what rights should robots share with humans? Christopher Markou, a PhD candidate at the […]