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Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending August 30, 2014)

The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server this week Actin Automata: Phenomenology And Localizations

Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects

A study of 50,000 people in Italy concludes that online social networks have a significant negative impact on individual welfare.

Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending August 30, 2014)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.

Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending August 30, 2014)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. Robots with Their Heads in the Clouds UC Berkeley’s Ken Golden on robots, the cloud, and why Google is building a driverless car. —Nanette Byrnes, senior editor, Business Reports

Revolution in Progress: The Networked Economy

No question about it: The Networked Economy is the next economic revolution. In the coming years, it will offer unprecedented opportunities for businesses and improve the lives of billions worldwide.

The Search For Extraterrestrial Civilizations' Waste Energy

If they’re out there, other advanced civilisations should be emitting waste energy like hot exhaust. And that provides a good way to spot them, argue SETI experts.

Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending August 23, 2014)

The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server. The Digital Public Library of America Ingestion Ecosystem: Lessons Learned After One Year of Large-Scale Collaborative Metadata Aggregation

The Ultimate Challenge For Recommendation Engines

If you share an on-line move account with other people in your household, you probably receive some inappropriate recommendations. That may soon change.

U.S. Warrants for Overseas Data Trample Foreign Privacy Laws

Microsoft’s failed efforts to resist a U.S. warrant for data stored in Ireland show how American law enforcement policies conflict with foreign privacy laws. U.S. Internet companies, and indeed all multinationals with a presence in the United States, appear to be trapped between the data access requirements of U.S. law enforcement agencies and foreign privacy laws.

Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending August 23, 2014)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.

The Ongoing Threat of Cold Boot Attacks

Computer security experts have failed to close a loophole that allows an attacker to easily download cryptographic keys from an encrypted computer.

Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending August 23, 2014)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. Seeds of Doubt The New Yorker’s Michael Specter picks up where David Rotman left off in our January cover story and challenges the opposition to genetically modified foods. —Brian Bergstein, deputy editor

The Next Battleground In The War Against Quantum Hacking

Ever since the first hack of a commercial quantum cryptography device, security specialists have been fighting back. Here’s an update on the battle.

Proceed with Caution

A promising technique for synthetic biology is fraught with risks. Genes in sexually reproducing organisms typically have a 50 percent chance of being inherited. Some genes have naturally evolved methods of improving these odds; these...Show More Summary

The Emerging Pitfalls Of Nowcasting With Big Data

Statisticians have boasted of the benefits of big data. Now they’re discovering the weaknesses

Technology Can Make Lawful Surveillance Both Open and Effective

With cryptography, surveillance processes could be open and privacy-preserving without undermining their investigative power. Democracy rests on the principle that legal processes must be open and public. Laws are created through open...Show More Summary

Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending August 16, 2014)

The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server. Blindspot: Indistinguishable Anonymous Communications

Pattern Recognition Algorithm Recognizes When Drivers Are on the Phone

Using a mobile phone while driving can significantly increase the chances of an accident. Now a dashboard cam can spot when drivers pick up the phone.

Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending August 16, 2014)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. The Truth About Obama’s High-Speed Rail Program Obama’s high-speed rail billions haven’t done much yet, but here’s what they have done. —Kevin Bullis, senior editor, energy

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