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Alan Mislove

Northeastern University’s Computer Sciences professor, Alan Mislove, came up with a unique idea for an app. He didn’t stop there, however. He actually made the app come true. It’s called ‘Friendlist Manager’ and makes your social network experience much easier and hassle-free.   What it does is use the concept of network information to study the friends in your list and how they are, in turn, connected...

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co-op

Jackson Ibelle, a Northeastern University student, and his co-op life took a ‘foodie’ turn when he found out he was assigned to be responsible for organising the biggest fundraiser of that year, by the name ‘The Foodie Crawl’. His co-op was with East Somerville Main Streets, which is a nonprofit organisation, striving to improve the life of East Somerville Community. “I grew up in a...

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predictable

Albert-László Barabási is a popular network scientist, who writes books on some of the most intriguing topics. In fact, the latest book of this Northeastern University’s scientist focuses on how much human behaviour is predictable. The book ‘Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do’ and its publication, was preceded by a web experiment, which will sort of explain how networking basically works.   This web experiment...

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minaj

Nicki Minaj released her latest album ‘Queen’ last year and it drove the crowd crazy! All the songs were a total hit. However, not everyone knows about that song which didn’t make it to the album. Going by the name ‘Sorry’, it supposedly interpolates the lyrics and melody of a well-known song. That one is Tracy Chapman’s “Baby Can I Hold You” released in the...

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