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Tinder Somehow Found A Way To Be Even Creepier

Tinder, with its data-driven approach to romance, has always had a slightly creepy feel — it’s basically just a game to win, after all. But now, with a new feature called Smart Photos, the app has gone one step further in turning its users into human guinea pigs whose every swipe is catalogued and carefully tracked.

Which Supporting Character On The Simpsons Has Spoken The Most Words?

If you include the main cast, it’s fairly obvious who has the most lines: It’s Homer, by hundreds of thousand of words, followed by Marge, Bart and Lisa all bunched up pretty close together. But what if you just count the words spoken by the supporting cast from season one to 26? Which supporting character do you think has spoken the most lines on the show then? Is it Flanders? Moe? Krusty?

Aussie Medicare Data Taken Offline After Potential Breach Noticed

In August this year a dataset containing 30 years worth of Medicare and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme information was made available to researchers via The Department of Health’s open data portal.

Yesterday the data was removed by the department, following a tip-off from a Melbourne researcher that practitioner details in the data could be decrypted.

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In today’s data-driven world, virtually every business relies on Big Data to make important decisions. With the Very Big Hadoop & Apache Big Data Training Bundle, you can dive straight into this field with ten hands-on courses.

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Watch 35,000 Fishing Vessels Move Around The World In This Map

There are thousands of ships sailing the seas to catch the fish you eat, and now you can watch them sail the ocean in almost real-time on this interactive map

Our World Is Getting Hotter And This GIF Shows It

We just had the warmest August on record, which also tied last month for the warmest month ever recorded. But it’s the overall trend that’s truly scary, and now you can watch it unfold right before your eyes.

Isolinear Chip Flash Drives Are Definitely Where Picard Would Stash His Data

You’d have assumed that by the time the 24th century rolled around, Wi-Fi would be available across the galaxy. But Picard’s Enterprise apparently still relied on isolinear chips — Star Trek’s version of flash drives — to share data. ThinkGeek’s version probably isn’t quite as advanced, but you don’t have to tell your imagination that.

Deals: Become A Big Data Professional With This Bundle

The Big Data field is growing rapidly, and no wonder. Many companies are willing to pay data scientists to tease and strategically apply insights from their reams of data. Whether you’re a data whiz or a newbie, you can get started with the Big Data Bundle, now only $58.50 AUD [$45 USD].

Optus Is Offering Free Data-Free Netflix And Spotify Streaming

Optus is giving you the option to stream movies, TV and music without tapping into your monthly data allowance, either for free or for a monthly $10 fee, depending on your plan. But you still have to pay for the data used watching ads.

Vaya Now Has Australia's Cheapest Unlimited Mobile Plan

If you send a lot of text messages and make a lot of calls to your buddies around Australia, then you definitely want a mobile phone plan with unlimited SMS and national calling. You don’t have to spend much money at all to make that happen, though — Vaya says it can do exactly that, plus a little bit of 4G data too, for just $16 a month.

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