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Separating You and Me? 4.74 Degrees

by: KDMC Staff |

The world is even smaller than you thought.

Adding a new chapter to the research that cemented the phrase “six degrees of separation” into the language, scientists at Facebook and the University of Milan reported on Monday that the average number of acquaintances separating any two people in the world was not six but 4.74.

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Innovating the Local News Ecosystem Conference, April 24-25

Thu, April 24, 2014 7:00 pm - Fri, April 25, 2014 6:00 pm

he Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University presents Innovating the Local News Ecosystem Conference. April 24-April 25.

EYEO Festival, June 10-13

June 10, 2014

The Eyeo Festival will bring together the most intriguing and exciting people in design, information and technology in Minneapolis June 10-13.

Allied Media Conference, June 19-22

June 19, 2014

The Allied Media Conference is a collaborative laboratory of media-based organizing strategies for transforming our world, held every summer in Detroit.

2014 IRE Conference in San Francisco

June 26, 2014

 The best in the business will gather at the IRE conference June 26-29, 2014 in San Francisco for more than 100 panels, hands-on classes and special presentations about covering business, public safety, government, health care, education, the military, the environment and other key beats. Speakers will share strategies for locating documents and gaining access to public records, finding the best stories and managing investigations. Join the discussion about how to practice investigative journalism in print, broadcast, Web and alternative newsroom models.

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The nuances of how seniors use technology: Pew report

By Melissa Kaplan
4/15/2014 | 10:00 pm GMT

Pew Research Internet Project's new study exploring how seniors adopt new technology didn't just factor age into the equation. Income and education,...

Get ready for Give Local America Day, May 6: Knight updates Giving Day Playbook

By Amy Gahran
4/8/2014 | 11:58 am GMT

On May 6, community foundations around the U.S. will celebrate a century of local philanthropy through Give Local America Day. With...