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Costa Short Story Award identities revealed

The identities of the finalists for the Costa Short Story Award 2014 have been announced, with writers from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland making the shortlist. The shortlist was chosen by a panel of judges including writers Patrick Gale and Victoria Hislop; Richard Beard,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Computers may soon know you better than your spouse

How good are you at sizing someone up? Perhaps not as good as a computer, according to researchers at the University of Cambridge and Stanford University.By analyzing someone’s likes on Facebook, statistical modeling software could characterize a person’s basic personality with an accuracy... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books can pose health risks

Using tablets and backlit e-readers at night can lead to sleep deficiency and damage health, an academic study has claimed. According to findings published in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, blue light, the wavelength common in smartphones, tablets and LED... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anger at Facebook's Mood Manipulation Not Likely to Last

A Facebook researcher apologized after conducting an experiment that temporarily influenced what almost 700,000 readers saw on their news feeds, reviving some customers' concerns about privacy issues.The number of positive and negative comments that users saw on their feeds of articles and... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook messed with users' emotions--for science!

Facebook has gotten plenty of flack for its privacy practices, but here’s a new way to distrust the social media service: It may be playing with your emotions. As reported by The A.V. Club, in January 2012, Facebook adjusted its newsfeed algorithm for several hundred thousand users to see how... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles partners with National Academy of Writing

Foyles has partnered with the National Academy of Writing to host courses for writers seeking to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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