Assessing the Strength of Network Effects in Social Network Platforms

Network-specific traits such as the degree of clustering and the prevalence of multihoming all influence the strength and competitive impact of network effects. However, network size alone is often misleading, and network effects should be examined on a case-by-case basis. [Author: by Marco Iansiti]
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Students Should Maintain At Least 3 Feet Of Social Distancing In Schools Under New CDC Guidance

(CNN/CBS13) — In light of new data, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday relaxed its physical distancing guidelines for children in schools to recommend most students maintain at least 3 feet of distance. It had previously said schools should try to maintain at least 6 feet of distance between children. The agency released three new studies on Friday that it says support distancing of 3 feet between students, so long as everyone is wearing a mask and other prevention measu...
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How to Support Your Transgender Child

If your child comes out to you as transgender, the first thing you should do as a parent is what you’ve hopefully been doing all throughout their childhood—convey your love and support for them and for who they are. Figuring out what that love and support looks and sounds like, though, is where some parents get…Read more...
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Students to continue with protest until demands are met

Vice-chancellors tell parliament that there needs to be a lasting national solution to the funding issues as they cannot deal with them on their own The post Students to continue with protest until demands are met appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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California reverses decision, OKs sideline cheerleading

Three days after banning cheerleaders on the sidelines of newly begun spring high school football, California officials reversed their decision Friday, March 19. “Today, (California Department of Public Health) will clarify that sideline cheer is an allowable sport under the state’s youth and adult recreational sports guidelines,” a department spokesperson wrote in an email Friday. “Sideline cheer is considered comparable to competitive cheer as a moderate-contact sport and should follow all req...
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UK tutoring scheme uses under-18s in Sri Lanka paid as little as £1.57 an hour

Exclusive: Government suspends use of under-18s to teach English pupils after being approached about revelationsAnalysis: Tutoring scheme throws money at the private sector againTutors in Sri Lanka who are as young as 17 and earning as little as £1.57 an hour have been used by the government’s flagship national tutoring programme to teach maths to disadvantaged primary school children in England, the Guardian has learned.The Department for Education announced the immediate suspension of the use ...
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Weekend Sales: 70% off & Other Stories, 85% off at Revolve, Anthropologie Sale, & More

Here's where to save on beauty and fashion this weekend.
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Hungry for Higher Education

Life has undergone some drastic changes for most of us in the past year. Facing pressure on all sides from rising expenses and a plummeting employment rate, the job market feels especially volatile, especially if you’re the sort of person who wants to do what they’re genuinely passionate about. The good news is that jobs in the food industry are more important than ever, and with so many people changing careers now, this is a great time to invest in further education. Is that even possible to g...
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How Edward Hopper’s Paintings Inspired the Creepy Suspense of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window

Certain directors like to implicate their audience in their onscreen crimes, drawing on decades of expectations created by popular cinematic tropes and playing with the viewer’s innate desires. Filmmaker Michael Haneke takes a Hitchcockian approach in this regard, in nightmarish visions like Benny’s Video, The Piano Player, and Caché. “Haneke uses voyeurism to dismantle the space between the film and audience,” writes Popmatters,” and in doing so, he takes advantage of what might be thought of ...
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A Celebration of Typewriters in Film & Television: A Supercut

There are a number of ways to come at video essayist Ariel Avissar‘s two-minute supercut of typewriters in action on film and television. Cinema buffs will itch to connect The Typewriter’s clips to titles. Here are some of the ones we were able to identify: Zodiac Stranger Than Fiction Citizen Kane Finding Forrester The Magic of Belle Isle The Shining Adaptation Mad Men Barton Fink All the President’s Men Misery Ruby Sparks Trumbo And then there are the typewriter enthusiasts, more concerne...
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California Adopts First Statewide Ethnic Studies Curriculum For High Schools

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As America reels from its latest spate of deadly hate crimes and racism, the California State Board of Education on Thursday approved the nation’s first statewide ethnic studies curriculum for high schools, saying the teaching of discrimination and oppression has never been more important. After an eight-hour public meeting Thursday, board members voted unanimously, 11-0, to approve the curriculum in hopes will become a model for other states to follow. Educators and civil r...
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