Advances in machine vision will let employers, governments, and advertisers spot you in photos and know exactly what you’re doing in them.
Google X’s project to study human health is no Apollo 11.
Social bots are sending a significant amount of information through the Twittersphere. Now there’s a tool to help identify them.
When it comes to research into Artificial Life, commercial projects have begun to outpace academic ones.
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.
GPS doesn’t work indoors. Can a bat-like echolocation system take its place?
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The ultimate goal: a truly computational understanding of human society, say Yahoo’s computational anthropologists.