Monthly Archives: January 2013

Do multilingual people build bridges across countries?

Today Irene Eleta  from university of Maryland visited the lab with a seminar called   Multilingual Users of Twitter: Social Ties Across Language Borders or How a Story Could Travel the World.”  As me, she has been working a lot with Twitter … Continue reading

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Goodbye Aaron Swartz

Didn’t know much about Aaron Swartz until recently. He committed suicide after the fear of being in prison for almost all his life. He was a great programmer, activist, full of great  ideas about free information  and with many dreams. At age of … Continue reading

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PhD, things to keep in mind.

There is a talk I heard a couple of years ago, it was Marisa Meyer (current yahoo CEO) IT commencement address at Standford.  I can now understand and fully appreciate when she said  “Find the smartest people you can and surround … Continue reading

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