Wikipedia Project

The Wikipedia Project website is the home for the NSF funded research and data project launched and codeveloped by NYU and Yale University. Project:Wikipedia Research Project, New Haven, Ct, Abu Dhabi, UAE, New York, NY. Client: National Science Foundation/NYU-Yale...

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A Brief Guide to the Newer Reservation Apps

by STEPHANIE STROMAUG. 29, 2017 I Know the Chef This diner-focused app lists only restaurants it has evaluated to make sure they meet its standards. You select a restaurant, time and number of diners; the app responds with a confirmation right away, or provides the...

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How to Avoid Phony Facebook Phone Lines

By  J. D. BIERSDORFER AUG. 28, 2017 Q. Why doesn’t Facebook have its telephone-support number listed on its website? I often have questions about using the site. A. Facebook does not list a telephone number for technical support because Facebook does not offer...

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How the Republicans Sold Your Privacy to Internet Providers

By TOM WHEELER On Tuesday afternoon, while most people were focused on the latest news from the House Intelligence Committee, the House quietly voted to undo rules that keep internet service providers — the companies like Comcast, Verizon and Charter that you pay for...

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Escaping the Scareware Alert

Tech Tip By  J. D. BIERSDORFER Q. I sometimes get obviously fake virus alerts invading my desktop browser, but the only option to make the box go away is to click the O.K. button — which I am afraid to do. Where do these things come from, and is there an easier way to...

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Buying a New TV? Here’s How to Cut Through the Jargon

By CHRISTOPHER MELE Looking to buy a new television? You’ll face an alphabet soup of terms like 4K, H.D.R. and O.L.E.D. but you don’t have to be fluent in tech-speak to get a television that is right for your needs and budget. Should you buy now or wait? Consider...

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I Ignored Trump News for a Week. Here’s What I Learned.

Farhad Manjoo STATE OF THE ART I spent last week ignoring President Trump. Although I am ordinarily a politics junkie, I didn’t read, watch or listen to a single story about anything having to do with our 45th president. What I missed, by many accounts, was one of the...

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How Your Phone Knows Where You Have Been

Please, please, please, do not leave your location services settings at Default. This is another invasion of privacy that you get no compensation for, which has huge profit potential for everybody but you. Don't allow Apple, and so many other tech companies, to so...

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Hooked on Our Smartphones

By  JANE E. BRODY for the New York Times The many men, women and children who spend their days glued to their smartphones and social media accounts might learn something from Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the groundbreaking megahit “Hamilton.” Asked in an interview...

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Scala Foundation

Project: Scala Foundation Web Site and Logo Development Client: Scala Foundation Technologies: CS6: Photoshop; WordPress; Divi PageBuilder, MailChimp. Description: Web site development, logo, and Emailing outreach program....

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The Verge 2016 tech report card: Facebook

by Casey Newton From The Verge Another 12 months have flown by. As we look back at this year in tech, The Verge staff members are grading each major company and product category in the industry on how they fared in 2016. Last year, with its profits surging and user...

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