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The Feds are conducting a vast insider trading probe focusing, in part, on so-called “expert networks.”  (WSJ)

Experts may have problems “integrating wholly new knowledge.”  (The Frontal Cortex)

On the state of venture capital and the desire to go public.  (Above the Crowd)

“That social networks play a part in financial behaviour shouldn’t really be a surprise.”  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

The future of advertising.  (Wired)

An excerpt from Michael W. Hudson’s The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America–and Spawned a Global Crisis.  (Big Picture)

Tim Berners-Lee in defense of the universal web.  (Scientific American)

Food as medicine.  The case of fat and epilepsy.  (NYTimes)

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