Georgia Institute of Technology

Solving the internet's identity crisis

On the Internet, "nobody knows you're a dog," is the joke behind a famous New Yorker cartoon with a canine at the keyboard. But identity trust is a serious problem for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who are responsible ...

dateOct 09, 2015 in Internet
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How hashtags and @ symbols affect language on Twitter

Despite all the shortened words and slang seen on Twitter, it turns out that people follow many of the same communication etiquette rules on social media as they do in speech. Research from the Georgia Institute of Technology ...

dateSep 09, 2015 in Internet
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Engineered 'sand' may help cool electronic devices

Baratunde Cola would like to put sand into your computer. Not beach sand, but silicon dioxide nanoparticles coated with a high dielectric constant polymer to inexpensively provide improved cooling for increasingly power-hungry ...

dateJul 12, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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For those over 50, finding a job can get old

Results from a new study led the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Psychology and University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management show that, compared to younger job seekers, older adults receive fewer job ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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