The data from GPS navigating equipment is revealing the most important junctions in traffic-clogged megacities.
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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.
Astronomers are building an entirely new kind of telescope that can photograph the whole sky simultaneously and continuously.
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If you could sell your location data every day, how much would you charge? A research team has carried out an experiment to find out.
What are the biggest threats?
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.