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Spotify deals with random shuffle and we mortals

How do we mortals perceive random sequences? An entry in the question-and-answer site Quora focused on a question involving a music-streaming service Spotify. That question signifies how we perceive what ...

3 hours ago weblog
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Several "new" craters found in Siberia

At least seven newly created mysterious craters have now been officially discovered in Siberia, though satellite imagery suggests there may be as many as 20. The discovery of the first three last year caused a small media stor ...

Feb 25, 2015 weblog
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Nature journal to begin offering double-blind peer review

Well known and respected journal, Nature, will begin next month offering researchers who submit their work for peer review, the option of having it done via the double-blind method—whereby both submitters and re ...

Feb 23, 2015 report
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Lenovo stops Superfish preloads and issues advisory

Lenovo has seen calmer weeks. News sites in droves rang chimes and sirens over an adware program on some Lenovo models escalating to concerns about the potential risk of a Man in the Middle threat. Lenovo ...

Feb 21, 2015 weblog
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