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This is the first in a brief series of blog posts in which I will show how the new Facebook timeline leaves a whole lot to be desired - at least in this long-time user's humble opinion!
This first post is short on text and long on images. Let the images in the gallery speak for themselves.
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Tali Sharot received her Ph.D in psychology and neuroscience from New York University and has a B.A in economics and psychology.
She is a faculty member of the Department of Cognitive, Perceptual, and Brain Sciences at University College London and a Wellcome Trust Fellow. Her scholarly research focuses on how emotion, motivation and social factors influence our expectations, decisions and memories.
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Sherry Turkle is a Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Having obtained her undergraduate degree of BA of Social Studies and later her Ph.D. in Sociology and Personality Psychology at Harvard University, she now focuses her research on psychoanalysis and human-technology interaction.
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Regina E. Dugan is the 19th Director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). She was appointed to that position on July 20, 2009. She is the first female director of DARPA.
She directed a portfolio of DARPA programs including the Dog’s Nose program, which focused on the development of an advanced, field-portable system for detecting the explosive content of land mines.
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Materials scientist Ainissa Ramirez lives for figuring out new ways to control metals and shape them into materials that can be put to practical use — for instance, in the ever-shrinking smart phones.
Her research on shape memory alloys — so-called “smart materials” — and on a solder that can be manipulated into place with a magnetic field has kept her busy during her time in Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.