Twitter as Aphorism

Posted on February 18, 2014
For University of Pennsylvania Professor Eric Jarosinski, Twitter's formal constraint of just 144 characters has freed him of the endless equivocations of academic prose.
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What is Metadata, and Why Should We Care?

Posted on February 27, 2014
"Metadata is 'data about data,' " explains Wikipedia. But in the case of the NSA activities, “metadata” means something a bit more slippery, and is arguably a misnomer.
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