The Golden Moment when Nobody in the Computer Suite is on Facebook

Online insecurity

02 Apr 2012

Online passwords are so insecure that one per cent can be cracked within 10 guesses, according to the largest ever sample analysis.

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A screengrab of Barack Obama's typical Facebook fan from LikeAudience.

With friends like these…

22 Apr 2011

Cambridge researchers have created a website that combines the Facebook profiles of fans of companies and public figures with personality testing to create what they are describing as a “revolutionary” new marketing tool.

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Democracy

Power to the people?

26 May 2010

Greece was the birthplace of democracy, but our own political system would be unrecognisable to voters in Ancient Athens. As Classicist Paul Cartledge explains, however, that doesn’t mean that our ancient forbears have left us with nothing to learn.

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browsing for books at The Strand

The future of books

01 Jan 2010

The book publishing industry has gone through more change during the past few decades than in any comparable period in its 500-year history. Professor John Thompson examines this change and asks what impact it will have on the future of books.

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Mclaren F1 Lewis Hamilton

Secrets of the inerter revealed

19 Aug 2008

A Cambridge University invention which was kept a closely-guarded secret because of the hidden advantage it offered to a Formula 1 racing team is finally being made available for widespread use.

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Dr Chris Smith

Dr Chris Smith

01 Apr 2007

Public engagement with science is top of Dr Chris Smith's agenda. His trailblazing approach to making scientific issues interesting, interactive and informative to the general public has gained recognition within the University of Cambridge and beyond.

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