Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Leaves Facebook

Randi Zuckerberg, the marketing director of Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg’s sister has left her job at Facebook. She resigned from her post after returning from a three month long maternity leave. Facebook has confirmed this news and stated that,”We are grateful for her important service”.

Randi announced that she will be launching her own social networking website, RotZ Media, which will aim at socializing business on the Internet.

Randi Zuckerberg was an employee of Facebook ever since its launch and she said that it was one of the toughest decisions of her life to leave Facebook.

“I have spent my years at Facebook pouring my heart and soul into innovating and pushing the media industry forward by introducing new concepts around live, social, participatory viewing that the media industry has since adopted,” Randi added.

According to Zuckerberg, her future website will work with media in new and more social ways and interaction with media will be innovative rather than a formality.

At this point of time, we cannot say much about RotZ Media as no information about it is available at the moment but one thing about which we are sure is that Facebook will try to fill her position as soon as possible as Facebook’s business relies on marketing mostly.

And who knows, we might find a familiar face from other companies at Facebook.

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Has Human Brain Reached Its Full Capacity ?

Is our brain currently at its best? Can’t we improve it further? Well, according to some scientists from the Cambridge University, our intelligence is at its best and people can’t get more cleverer.

The team led by Professor Simon Laughlin gave a reason in the support of this claim which states that people are not able to provide their brain with the right amount of energy and oxygen which is required for the proper development of the brain.

Professor Laughlin stated that,“We have demonstrated that brain must consume energy to function and that these requirements are sufficiently demanding to limit our performance and determine design.”

He further added that,”Such energy demands mean there is a limit to the information we can process.”

It was found that the wiring inside the brain needs vast amount of energy for the proper functioning of brain and if that amount of energy is not provided to the brain, the intelligence of a person can’t be increased.

Ed Bullmore, a team member said that,“High integration of brain networks seems to be associated with high IQ. But you also pay a price for intelligence. Becoming smarter means improving connections between different brain areas but this runs into tight limits on energy, along with space for the wiring,”

What do you think?

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Social Networking Between Teachers And Students Prohibited By Missouri Senate

Missouri Senate has prohibited teachers and students from any type of social networking. In most basic terms, this means that no teacher can be a Facebook friend of any student.

Missouri Senate drafted a bill(Bill 54) according to which teachers and students are banned from having any contact on any social network which is exclusive and provides mode of private communication.

Some experts say that this may be a step to ensure ethical communication between teachers and students. According to reports, this bill is designed to prevent any misconduct of children by teachers and in some cases, vice versa.

Though this bill sounds good theoretically, but in practical life, it will be difficult for authorities to detect any type of “unethical social relationship”.

Recently there was a case where a student abused his teacher on Facebook and was expelled from his school on disciplinary grounds. This bill aims to prevent this kind of misconduct.

The reception of this bill by public is mixed as some openly criticize it while others declare that this bill will ensure a healthy relationship between teachers and students.

What do you guys think? Will just an enactment of a bill be able to ensure an “ethical relationship” between teachers and students?

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