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Stories by Richard J. Anderson

Health
Could Targeted Facebook Ads Stop Terrorism?

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue is experimenting with targeted advertising techniques to reach potential Daesh/ISIS recruits with anti-ISIS material.

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Entertainment
SXSW Cancels Online Harassment Panel After Online Harassment

SXSW was going to have a panel about stopping online harassment — then a pro-GamerGate panel was proposed, and now both panels are nixed. What?! Why?!

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Health
Libertarians And Irrational Centrists: Tech Nerds Don’t Get Politics

In our society, tech nerds wield a lot of power and influence. Unfortunately, they don’t seem to understand how politics work. That’s a huge problem.

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Business
The Ashley Madison Hack is Outing More Than Cheaters

Among the 37 million profiles hacked by the so-called ‘Impact Team’ are innocent members of other sites who aren’t looking for extra-marital affairs at all.

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Business
Ugh! Bosses Are Now Using Non-Work Apps To Spy On Us…

A California woman was just fired for uninstalling an app from her phone that tracked her location 24/7. Will your Fitbit one day narc on you to your boss?

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Health
Facebook Is Hiding Your Friends’ Updates From You

Think you’re seeing everything your friends post on Facebook? Think again.

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