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Facebook Study Raises Questions on Ethics

A recent paper published by Facebook has raised issues regarding the social network’s use of unwitting users in its studies. The paper, published on the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has found evidence that emotional states can be transferred through ‘emotional contagion’. To conduct this study, the researchers …

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Microsoft reveals Skype Translate

Microsoft has announced a new automated translated service which provides conversation subtitles in real-time . “It is early days for this technology, but the Star Trek vision for a universal translator isn’t a galaxy away, and its potential is every bit as exciting as those Star Trek examples,” writes Skype …

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Zuma’s new cabinet: Who is In and Who is Out

By Sibulele Magini The newly re-elected South African President, Jacob Zuma, made his cabinet announcement on Sunday evening, 25th May 2014. This is the country’s fifth administration since the dawn of democracy and will be leading the country in respective assigned departments in the next 5 years. There are some …

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Andile Mapapu

The Prince of Body Building

At a glance, Andile Mapapu looks like your average student. He is 19 years old. He is in second year studying BPharm. For the purposes of our interview he invited me in his room at Chris Hani residence. Like any normal student, his room is a bit untidy. The bed has …

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