How friends shape our thinking

Through a new online social circle research panel dubbed “SciFriends,” SFI Professor Mirta Galesic and her team are working to shed new light on how friends influence each others' thoughts and behaviors.

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Intro to Complexity MOOC: 27,000 served and counting

Class Central, a site that collects information and reviews on thousands of online courses from around the world, recently ranked SFI’s “Introduction to Complexity” online course highest among 614 other online science courses.

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A way to secure future computers: Limit their capabilities

An attacker who gains access to a general-purpose machine can exploit its broad computational abilities to accomplish nefarious ends. As more devices go online – through cloud computing, connected cars, and the internet of things, for example – security becomes an increasing threat and challenge.

 
 
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