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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on August 11, 2009 1 Comment
Revolutionary Twitter

Over the last two months, protests have been breaking out in Iran over the “election” of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as President. The dissenters comprise of supporters of the candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi, who are convinced that the election has been stolen from them. I have been following the […]

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 14, 2009 No Comment

A University of Southern California study concludes that:

streams of information provided by social networking sites are too fast for the brain’s “moral compass” to process and could harm young people’s emotional development.

The study will be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Online Early Edition.

Read articles on the study […]

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on March 26, 2009 No Comment

“Mass media reaches its natural end-state when we broadcast our lives rather than live them”-Nicholas Carr, Encyclopedia Britannica Blog.

Have we reached ours?

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on March 22, 2009 No Comment

Here’s a list of 25 prominent tweeters, micro-blogging from beyond the grave.

Among my favorites: Freud, Shakespeare, and Lacan.

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