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The invention of the toilet was ‘much more important than Facebook,’ says economist Joseph Stiglitz

The toilet was a more important invention than Facebook, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said on Monday, but said advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) are a “real concern”. At the World Government Summit in Dubai, Stiglitz was asked …
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Lay’s offering $1 million via Facebook to the best new potato chip recipe – YAHOO!

Lay’s is offering a cash prize to the person who creates the best new idea for a potato chip with its “Do Us a Flavor” contest. Three finalists will see their inventions realized, then the public will decide on the best one by a vote on Facebook.
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The Jig Is Up: Time to Get Past Facebook and Invent a New Future (Alexis Madrigal/The Atlantic Online)

Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
The Jig Is Up: Time to Get Past Facebook and Invent a New Future  —  After five years pursuing the social-local-mobile dream, we need a fresh paradigm for technology startups.  —  We’re there.  The future that visionaries imagined in the late 1990s of phones in our pockets and high-speed Internet in the air: Well, we’re living in it.

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Being on facebook and myspace results in having fluid identities – Examiner

Though a relatively new invention, the level of impact internet has had on our lives is insurmountable. Internet is quickly becoming our one single source of news, entertainment, and now even relationships. Social networking sites like facebook and myspace …
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