Is Tsu a Scam? 6 Things to Consider – Amanda Blain

There is a new social network on the block. Tsu promises to split its advertising dollars it makes off of sharing your content with, well you.But is Tsu a Scam?surfweb 350x185  Is Tsu a Scam? 6 Things to Consider

Tsu plays into the human desire to ‘get rich quick’. No effort required on your part beyond inviting your friends and family.Then just keep posting stuff like you already do! This kind of model has been on the internet forever.  Once upon a time, long since gone companies,  paid you just to surf websites, use toolbars, fill out surveys, read email, heck even use a search engine. The result is always the same and it will be here.. Company folds after they get the money to pay their investors/they get enough money…  from “your friends and family”.

I’ve seen complicated formulas and math talking about the possibilities of your massive profits on Tsu.  Whatever numbers and magic hoopla you’d like to put, In my opinion Tsu is a scam. Spend your time on your OWN website creating your OWN content and spam your network with that..

You’ll be better off.

Why should you listen to me?  I own a social network. Yup. Girlfriend Social is the largest women only friendship social network in the world. I use advertising on the site but also offer members the option to pay for upgrades so they don’t have to see or be a part of advertising. I know exactly how much money it costs to keep servers going, continue to pay for advertising, keep security going and a million other things that running a major website does.I also own several blogs and other websites that use affiliate marketing and advertising models. I’ve been doing this part of the internet for many many years.

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More changes at Twitter as its head of product is replaced — Tech News and Analysis

Daniel Graf, Twitter’s head of product, is out after only six months. He’s keeping the title — VP of Product — but he has been demoted to work on “strategic initiatives” instead of running the consumer product team, according to a Wall Street Journal sourceKevin Weil, a longtime Twitter employee and current head of revenue products, will be stepping into the product lead position. Graf’s demotion comes only a day after news that two of Twitter’s top engineers, including its head of Analytics, had resigned.

The revolving door of employees has not markedly improved Twitter’s big problem:slowing user growth. There has been tension over the best way to tackle the issue — see the controversy over algorithmic filters, among other experimental features.

More changes at Twitter as its head of product is replaced — Tech News and Analysis.

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Cloud computing is coming for your DNA, and it will lead to better drugs and health care — Tech News and Analysis

DNAnexus, a Mountain View-based startup that leverages the cloud to turn raw DNA sequences into useful data, announced today that Regeneron Genetics Center is the latest health care company to use its system to search for new drugs.

The startup is already sifting through 1,000 exomes–the 1 percent of the human genome that is most relevant to health–each week, stripping away any information that could tie it back to its source while pulling out the interesting data points that can help laboratories and companies connect genes with different health problems. Institutions can use the pool of information to quickly search for a new drug or even a diagnosis for a single patient.

While the time and cost to sequence an entire genome has dropped to a day — or hours — and $1,000, from the 13 years and nearly $3 billion it took to complete the internationally-run Human Genome Project, more obstacles remain. It takes far more work and time to analyze the raw data of a genome in order to make it useful.

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Enter companies like DNAnexus, which specializes in transporting DNA information directly from a sequencing machine and into the cloud, where it can be crunched into meaningful information. Cloud computing allows DNAnexus to translate a set of data in a week that might otherwise take six months at a data center. Regeneron is the first DNAnexus partner to handle its DNA exomes 100 percent in the cloud.

“It’s just an enormous reduction in the time and expense it takes to do this,” CEO Richard Daly said in an interview.

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Cloud computing is coming for your DNA, and it will lead to better drugs and health care — Tech News and Analysis.

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Forget house calls: What doctors can (and can’t) do remotely with telehealth products — Tech News and Analysis

Laws and regulations differ from state to state, as does insurance coverage and acceptance within and without the medical field, but millions of Americans are now getting some form of care by video.

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How Google’s latest moonshot could change human health

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We know Google as a search company, and now as an email and social media company. But it sees itself as much more, and nowhere is that more evident than its secretive Google X laboratory. Its team there tackles “moonshots,” which can mean anything from delivery drones to glucose-monitoring contact lenses.

Monday saw the announcement of yet another unexpected project: health diagnostics. Google X has been working on nanoparticles that, after consumed, stream through the human body and pick up on signs of waning health — cancer cells, for example. The nanoparticles then congregate at a band worn on the wrist to report their findings.

It’s a bold goal that could suddenly move expensive, time-consuming and difficult tests from a hospital to anyone’s pocket. How exactly can Google, of all companies, do that?

What are nanoparticles? Are they really OK to eat?

Nanoparticles are what they sound like: teeny-tiny…

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See how a Brooklyn nonprofit is using the internet of things for environmental justice

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HabitatMaps has launched a crowdfunding campaign for an air quality monitoring sensor that it wants people to wear so it can collect data on pollution in New York. The campaign is more about generating publicity and covering the costs of manufacturing the sensors, but the approach to gathering data shows one of the promises of the internet of things.

HabitatMaps is an environmental justice group formed in 2006 that started out trying to make interactive online maps of places filled with historical facts and information for residents. In 2011 it released an Android App called AirCasting that used the microphones on the phone to measure noise pollution. From that point on its focus changed to take advantage of smartphones and sensors to gather data that would be more complete and relevant to fight pollution.

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For The Kings Amusement

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Drawing your broadsword,

The shrill sound of blade on scabbard

Sends the wind whistling as you ready for the plunge.

From your gilded perch you call a throne,

You drive your saber home!

Stripping away every last breath,

Leaving those that built your dominion

Clutching their throats and gasping for air,

All to adorn your coffers

With the gold of fools.

Corpses of the loyal lie scattered about

Left to rot in the noonday sun.

You know more will come

Looking to you for mercy and sustenance,

Knowing they too are expendable.

Your minstrels praise you calling you benevolent Lord

While you smile your hollow smile.

With yellowed teeth and putrid breath

You shower them with accolades,

All the while condemning them to death.

You find this such great sport,

A vicious game,

Played solely for your amusement.

Who loses makes no matter

So long as its you that prospers.

You look…

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Video: Bionic Boots That Let You Run Up To 25 MPH | Popular Science

Ever wanted to run like an ostrich? When Keahi Seymour was a teenager, he decided to create shoes that would let him emulate the birds’ springy gait and match their top speed—45 miles per hour. Many years and a dozen prototypes later, Seymour came to Maker Faire to show off the latest version of his “bionic boot.” This prototype boosts his pace to a brisk 25 miles per hour, but Seymour won’t rest until he can take the human body to the next level, and outrun some of Earth’s fastest land animals.

Video: Bionic Boots That Let You Run Up To 25 MPH | Popular Science.