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Intel Funds Social Computing Research Center At UC Irvine
2012-06-28 08:41:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As technology pervades our daily life more and more, the study of how we interact with it will become increasingly valuable. A new $12.5-million collaboration between the University of California, Irvine and Intel will be focused on this burgeoning relationship between man and machine, the chipmaker announced Tuesday. The UC Irvine´s Intel Science Technology Center (ISTC) is the company´s seventh such endeavor and will...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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