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.
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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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If background levels of neutron radiation can explain errors in computer memory, then it should also explain errors in DNA replication.
Outrage over Facebook’s “emotional contagion” experiment shows a general misunderstanding of what Facebook is and how it works.
Humans need better ways to interact with computers in three dimensions. Now computer scientists think they’ve come up with one.
Social capitalists on Twitter are inadvertently ruining the network for ordinary users, say network scientists.