The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
Having tackled Web-based file storage and e-mail, Dropbox is going after photos with the new Carousel app.
We should think sensibly about nuclear energy’s risks.
It is difficult to protect your privacy even if you know how.
It’s too easy to be led astray by the lure of big data.
An Internet bug had massive potential security implications. But good luck getting information on whether any actual damage was done.
A security flaw affecting two-thirds of websites is a reminder that the Web relies on a poorly resourced open-source project.
The energy-efficient power networks of the future will require entirely new ways of forecasting demand on the scale of individual households. That won’t be easy.
The most extensive collaboration between the patient social network and a drug company to-date is likely to be just the first of its kind.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.