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Computer Scientists Predict the Success of Network Interactions

In today’s increasingly connected world, information flows and spreads. Messages get retweeted, photos get reposted and videos go viral. Such online interactions can have real-world consequences, as demonstrated by protests such as Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring, in which protestors communicated and spread ideas via social media. Such […]

Glass is a wearable augmented-reality device from Google that acts as an extension of the user’s smartphone. The highly anticipated technology was first released to developers and participants of the Glass Explorer Program this past April.
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UCSB Alumnus Among the First to Hack Google Glass

Google’s new Glass headset has only been available for less than a month, but some enterprising users have already figured out how to hack it. The augmented-reality device, which has been the subject of much hype and speculation, is currently available through the Glass Explorer Program, though they cost $1500 […]

Southern California Linux Expo Features 3D Printing, Cloud Computing, Product Demos
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Southern California Linux Expo Features 3D Printing, Cloud Computing, Product Demos

While most of the world’s attention was focused on Hollywood for Oscars weekend, several miles to the south the Hilton at Los Angeles International Airport was packed with over two thousand Linux users, free software enthusiasts and nerds of all general descriptions attending the 11th annual Southern California Linux Expo […]

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Copyright Law Strikes Again: Unlocking Your Cell Phone Now Illegal in US

If you recently purchased a cell phone and were planning on unlocking it, beware — unlocking a phone without the carrier’s permission has recently been declared illegal in the United States. The U.S. Copyright Office and the Library of Congress are responsible for determining exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright […]

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Ubuntu Phone Platform To Rival Android, iOS

Are you a phone fan who’s looking for the latest developments in mobile technology? An iOS or Android user tired of your current platform? A hipster who feels that current offerings in the mobile market are too mainstream? Or are you just interested in an innovative new smartphone operating system? […]