Social bots are sending a significant amount of information through the Twittersphere. Now there’s a tool to help identify them.
If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But Yahoo researchers have come up with an approach that could change that.
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GPS doesn’t work indoors. Can a bat-like echolocation system take its place?
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.
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The wisdom of crowds breaks down when people are biased. Now researchers have discovered a simple method of removing this bias–just listen to the most confident.
Advances in machine vision will let employers, governments, and advertisers spot you in photos and know exactly what you’re doing in them.