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You can thank Netflix for the return of The X-Files

The truth is online<p>More than 13 years after its last season and seven years after a pretty forgettable second movie, <i>The X-Files</i> is coming back to Fox as a six-episode limited series starring original cast members David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.<p><i>The X-Files</i> was a huge hit, even if the later …

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TV is no longer where TV series premiere

As the promotional and marketing campaigns for the new fall shows begin to ramp up, are you starting to feel like you can’t possibly wait another month to watch that new series you’re excited about? In many cases, you no longer have to.<p>While viewers are taking longer than ever to watch TV shows, …

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Emmy voters just did something that the networks couldn’t—stop Netflix

Faced with the prospect that Netflix is radically and permanently upending the television industry, networks have been frantically searching for a way to keep the streaming service at bay. On Monday night, they found an unexpected savior—Emmy voters.<p>While Netflix entered this year’s Emmy race with …

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Doctor Who Season 8 Premiere on Tumblr | Above gifset source (x)

<b>Doctor Who Season 8 Premiere on Tumblr</b> | <i>Above gifset source (x)</i><p>Doctor Who has one of the biggest and most highly engaged fandoms on Tumblr, and this weekend they were out in full force again for the 8th season premiere of the show since its reboot; this season featuring a new Doctor, redecorated TARDIS, and the redone show opening seen above, currently the most popular Doctor Who related post on Tumblr.<p>From Friday, August 22nd through Sunday, August 24th, <b>59.5k posts were made about Doctor Who</b> …

Review - Doctor Who: Deep Breath

New instalments of <i>Doctor Who</i> seem to be turning into events of national importance. First we had the 50th anniversary special, <i>The Time of the Doctor</i>, …

World's Most Expensive Superman Comic Just Sold for $3.2M on eBay

A nearly perfect copy of <i>Action Comics</i> No. 1—aka the debut of Superman—sold for a record-setting $3.2 million on eBay, another example of iconic …

The International Symposium on Open Collaboration

Submission deadline: March 15, 2018, 23h59, any time on Earth<p>All the submissions are done via the EasyChair platform, here:</b> …

It was a tragic and historic game last night at the World Cup soccer

It was a tragic and historic game last night at the World Cup soccer.<br>Surprisingly Brazil lost 7-1 to Germany, Metro from Brasil designed the most iconic cover

Something else for a World Cup cover!

Something else for a World Cup cover!<p>New cover Colors magazine: ‘a magazine about the rest of the world.’<p>Editor-in-chief: Patrick Waterhouse<br>Art Director: Ramon Pezzarini<br>Associate art directors: Tim Wan

Google Glass will be banned from most UK movie theaters

Google Glass went on sale in the UK last week, and it's already encountering some pushback. According to <i>The Independent</i>, Google Glass will be banned from most movie theaters in the country, with a rule being put in place to bar them from theater auditoriums even when movies aren't playing.<p>The …

More User Opinions on Facebook ‘Experiment’

A Facebook experiment involving users’ emotions in news feed posts continues to prompt an enormous social media conversation about ethics, psychology and technology. On Twitter, 21,000 tweets mentioning “Facebook experiment” have been posted in the past 24 hours, according to the social search site …

Authueil

vendredi 2 mars 2018<p>L'évolution du web, depuis plusieurs années, devient inquiétant, et cela s'accélère. Après le recul des États-Unis sur la net …

Thanks for a great case study, Facebook!

I’m super excited about the recent “mood study” that was done on Facebook. It constitutes a great case study on data experimentation that I’ll use …

How Researchers Classified Facebook Posts as ‘Happy’ or ‘Sad’

How did the researchers who manipulated Facebook’s news feed to show users more happy or sad content decide which posts to display?<p>They used a common text-analysis software program called Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count, or LIWC2007. The software is a dictionary of more than 4,500 words and word …

TV Ratings: HBO's 'The Leftovers' Opens to 1.8 Million Viewers

The new drama loses much of its "True Blood" lead-in, falling shy of the most recent drama launches.<p><i>The Leftovers</i> launched on HBO Sunday night, …

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Twitter buys ad-tech startup Tap Commerce for $100M

<i>Update at 1:36 p.m. PT: Twitter has confirmed the acquisition via a blog post</i><p>Social network Twitter has reportedly acquired mobile advertising technology firm Tap Commerce.<p>The social network apparently paid about $100 million for Tap Commerce. Re/code broke the news, and Twitter is expected to make …

Why Academics Are Incensed By Facebook’s Emotion-Manipulating Social Experiment

It calls into question the notion of “informed consent.”<p>For a long time, Facebook operated under an incisive motto: “Move fast and break things.” Acting on this mantra has a tendency to upset Facebook’s change-averse user base–and sometimes, Facebook doesn’t even have to break anything.<p>Over the …

Psychology

The opening scene of “House of Cards” was a triumph of creativity over data and better judgment

ASPEN, Colorado—In the first minute of <i>House of Cards</i>, protagonist Frank Underwood kills a dog. But the scene may not have happened at all if the show’s creators had allowed their better judgment to intervene.<p>“Early on, there were a few people, actually on the creative team, they said, ‘You can’t …

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Facebook’s emotional experiments on users aren’t all bad | Ars Technica

Op-ed: There are ethical doubts about Facebook's study, but it wasn't all wrong.<p>Facebook scared some of its privacy-conscious users over the weekend …

How an IRB Could Have Legitimately Approved the Facebook Experiment—and Why that May Be a Good Thing

<b>The Study</b><p>As the authors explain, “[b]ecause people’s friends frequently produce much more content than one person can view,” Facebook ordinarily …

Newspaper comments: Forget anonymity! The problem is management

This New York Times piece Monday reflects a growing chorus of resentment among newspaper website managers against the “barroom brawl” atmosphere so …

“Buy Now” Buttons Start Appearing in Tweets. Is Twitter Shopping Finally Here?

$170 million sneakers, anyone?<p>Two things stand out about the sneakers pictured above in a screenshot from Twitter. First, their list price is a cool $170 million (though we imagine that’s a glitch).<p>Second, there’s a “Buy now” button included in the tweet.<p>What’s that you say? You didn’t know you …

US National Archives To Upload All Holdings To Wikimedia Commons

Ever since the National Archives and Record Administration launched the Open Government Plan in 2010, it has increasingly been uploading content to Wikipedia to digitize and gain a wider reach for its holdings. But all this time, uploading its digitized holdings to the Wikimedia Commons was a side …

Why we should be celebrating the rise of robot journalism instead of criticizing it

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Ociacia<p>Ever since companies like Narrative Science started to become more well-known outside of …

Facebook Study Sparks Soul-Searching and Ethical Questions

Incident Shines Light on How Companies, Researchers Tap Data Created Online<p>A Facebook Inc. study on users' emotions sparked soul-searching among researchers and calls for better ethical guidelines in the online world.<p>"I do think this whole incident will cause a lot of rethinking" about the …

Princeton University

[1406.7586] Facts and Figuring: An Experimental Investigation of Network Structure and Performance in Information and Solution Spaces

Computer Science > Social and Information Networks<p>Title: Facts and Figuring: An Experimental Investigation of Network Structure and Performance in …

Facebook and Engineering the Public

It’s not what’s published (or not), but what’s done<p>There’s been a lot of brouhaha about a recent Facebook study in which Facebook altered the news …