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Robert Frank back on his feet after a heart attack. (Earlier)

Hackers use “flirt” program to fool would-be online daters. (HT: Marginal Revolution)

Malawian innovator builds windmills to provide local electricity.

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  1. Renaldo says:

    http://www.wired.com/politics/security/commentary/securitymatters/2007/12/securitymatters_1213

    A story on large scale datasets and whether they can truly be anonymized. An interesting point about census data being used to figure out that gender+birthdate+zip code can usually uniquely identify a person.

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  2. Renaldo says:

    http://www.wired.com/politics/security/commentary/securitymatters/2007/12/securitymatters_1213

    A story on large scale datasets and whether they can truly be anonymized. An interesting point about census data being used to figure out that gender+birthdate+zip code can usually uniquely identify a person.

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  3. Greg says:

    Just a thought about the Cyber love program. Does it qualify to pass the Turing Test? or do the people it fools fail?

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  4. Greg says:

    Just a thought about the Cyber love program. Does it qualify to pass the Turing Test? or do the people it fools fail?

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