The Versatile Blockchain; Facebook Filtering; and more [Weekly Mobile Newsletter]

May 11, 2015

Weekly Mobile Newsletter

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The Most Valuable Aspect of Bitcoin: Its Versatile Ledger Technology

Bitcoin doesn’t have to replace government-backed money to improve the way we do business online.

 

 

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Does Facebook Filter Its Own Research?

Social scientists would like Facebook to be more open about its goals and guidelines for research on user behavior.

 

 

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Facebook Study: Users, More Than Algorithms, Choose What News to See

A Facebook study of 10 million users shows that your selection of friends holds more sway than filtering algorithms when it comes to seeing news from opposing political viewpoints.

 

 

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Seven Stories You Shouldn’t Miss (Week Ending May 9, 2015)

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

 

 

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Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending May 9, 2015)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.

 

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