Booting Up: Buyer Beware Happy Feedback Edition

Mr. Armstrong. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

You might want to cast a more skeptical eye on online reviews, because it turns out a lot of them are fake. [New York Times]

Flipkart, an Indian ecommerce company, just raised a $150 million round. Now that‘s a series awesome. [The Next Web]

Big data could completely revamp the social sciences, thereby leaving the basement stacks free for trysts. [Edge]

Computers without digital processors? If anyone can do it, DARPA can. [Wired]

Strangely, this hacker calendar looks absolutely nothing like the geek chic calendar from The IT Crowd. [Boing Boing]

We miss Neil Armstrong already. [Wall Street Journal]