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  • Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

    Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

    Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both have there. At one family gathering, a cousin began talking about how he bought a brand new home and sold his own home all without a real estate agent on a site called Homie. Read More

  • Your Mouse Knows When You’re Mad

    Your Mouse Knows When You’re Mad

    Did you know that when you get frustrated with your computer you move your mouse more slowly? Your computer knows. In fact, researchers at BYU have figured out tell-tale signs of frustration, anger, and confusion in users just by looking at their mouse movements. The team discovered that when users were “upset or confused” the mouse did not move in a curved path or straight across… Read More

  • The Instagram Diet

    The Instagram Diet

    Who’s ready to lose some weight? The food porn that currently occupies you Instagram feed could help. According to a new study, pictures of food might actually be turning you off from the types of foods you’re observing. Read More