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iOS, Android app recommends videos based on your personality

5by suggests videos you may want to watch depending on how you answer a series of questions.

By January 24, 2014


Dear nerds, there will be no revenge

A study by economists declares that bookwormy, nerdy people will not, in fact, earn more than their dimmer, but more likeable counterparts.

By October 22, 2012


University cutting computer science dept.? An insider's view

The University of Florida is about to gut its computer science department. How can it be that an apparently strong university can consider this? I asked one of the department's professors.

By April 24, 2012


Sweaty Harvard jocks pitch in on Facebook movie

Film crews for David Fincher's "The Social Network," the tell-all film about Facebook's origins, have enlisted the university's heavyweight crew team to participate in a few scenes, according to The Boston Globe.

By October 27, 2009


Social networks for the jock in your life

Even sports fans require social networks built specifically for them. That's why we're taking a look at some social networks that will connect sports fans.

By June 19, 2009


Kinect's Dance Central: The Auto-Tune of dancing

How did Harmonix's upcoming dance game reel in a highly reticent editor? By making him feel like he was a better dancer than he is.

By August 17, 2010


Work out, get on scale...tell your friends?

The latest craze in fitness is to log your progress and share it publicly on Twitter, Facebook, or niche networking sites. One reporter tackles the issue of whether it will do more harm than good to share her (embarrassingly obsessive) workout goals with the world.

By July 21, 2010


Microsoft launches Task Market for Office jocks

The online marketplace for jobs that can be done on Office applications is like Elance, but just for work requiring the skilled use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

By June 2, 2008


Gossip: 'Social Network' filming will row across the pond

After it wraps up filming in Boston this week, tipsters tell CNET News that the movie about Facebook's origins will be filming in June at the Henley Royal Regatta in the U.K.

By October 28, 2009


After Wikipedia, Jockipedia

A new site collates the social-networking activity of sports people, tabulated by name, league, and country.

By July 5, 2009