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Google publishes facial recognition patent, could use social network photos – Computerworld Blogs

Google publishes facial recognition patent, could use social network photos – Computerworld Blogs. Combined with unmanned drones this really could help our faceless robot overlords take over.  I hope they are nice, not nasty like in all the films. I’m … Continue reading

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Is social being gamed?

Jonathan Blow interview: Do you believe social games are evil? “Yes. Absolutely.” | PC Gamer. One question this interview throws up is: just what is social gaming? Social tends to mean something about society, companionship or communities. Gaming is a … Continue reading

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What is Facebook for, when it comes to brands?

Kind of interesting article at Survey: Facebook Strategy Should be About Deals Not Engagement | Social Commerce Today. It’s kind of interesting mainly because the research it’s built on appears pretty flaky. Essentially they asked the question ‘Why do you follow … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Hurting Web Advertising?

The Ad Contrarian: Is Facebook Hurting Web Advertising?. Probably. Or at least it is stunting development and encouraging confusion between the distribution of advertising and advertising itself. At MIPCOM (http://www.mipim.com/) last week there were lots of examples of interesting and … Continue reading

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Google creates new inflation measure | Business | guardian.co.uk

Google creates new inflation measure | Business | guardian.co.uk. Is there nothing they can’t do? Or Is this something that the internet can’t do?  

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