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Could robots become allies in the fight against Ebola?

Researchers will convene in November to propose high-tech strategies for containment.

On Oct 19, 2014 by Miles Klee

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This 1969 map shows the humble beginnings of the Internet

Here's a snapshot of the Internet as a baby. 

On Jan 24, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Doctors prescribe better editors for Wikipedia—themselves

Self-diagnosers rejoice! Wikipedia's medical pages are about to become a little more accurate.

On Oct 1, 2013 by Aaron Sankin

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5 lessons missing from the ‘Walking Dead’ online college course

The class will teach you about social order and spread of disease, but not how to kill the undead.

On Sep 5, 2013 by Kris Holt

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UCLA applicant Twitter-spams his way to an acceptance letter

A high school student impatient to hear whether he'd been accepted to University of California, Los Angeles, started bugging the school on Twitter.

On May 8, 2013 by Kris Holt

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Facebook is a terrible place for the elderly, study finds

Facebook's hate speech policy doesn't rule out attacks made on the basis of age.

On Mar 14, 2013 by Kevin Morris

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Pepper Spray Cop’s victims awarded $1 million

The University of California has agreed to pay $1 million in a settlement with the victims of "Pepper Spray Cop" John Pike, who used "unreasonable force" during a November 2011 campus protest.

On Sep 26, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Third parties pump you full of cookies, not in a good way

In other words, they know what you do on the internet.

On Jun 27, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Anonymous releases information about UC-Davis officer

A law enforcement official responds to the release by Anonymous of private information about the officer involved in the UC-Davis incident. 

On Nov 23, 2011 by Dave Copeland

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How would you rate your Pepper Spray?

"Accept no substitutes when casually repressing students," reads one popular Amazon customer review of the pepper spray used in the recent UC Davis incident. 

On Nov 22, 2011 by Lauren Rae Orsini

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Pepper Spraying Cop: UC Davis officer reprimanded with meme

There's nothing funny about the pepper-spraying incident at UC Davis, except perhaps the meme it spurred. 

On Nov 21, 2011 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Berkeley newspaper gets campus shooting news out with Storify

Its website overloaded, a campus newspaper gets news out about a shooting in real time using a social storytelling tool.

On Nov 15, 2011 by Owen Thomas