Algorithm

02.05.16
Twitter's Facebook-style timeline could arrive next week
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Twitter's Facebook-style timeline could arrive next week

Buzzfeed claims Twitter will launch an algorithmically-sorted feed very soon.

By R. Lawler,   02.05.16
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02.01.16
Sundance champ 'Birth of a Nation' chose Fox over Netflix
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Sundance champ 'Birth of a Nation' chose Fox over Netflix

Nate Parker took a lower bid from Fox Searchlight to get his movie in theaters and schools.

By R. Lawler,   02.01.16
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01.20.16
Google's latest data-squeezing algorithm is coming to Chrome
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Google's latest data-squeezing algorithm is coming to Chrome

The Brotli algorithm will be especially helpful for mobile users.

By S. Dent,   01.20.16
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01.19.16
Watch a smart drone fly through a 'forest' all on its own
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Watch a smart drone fly through a 'forest' all on its own

MIT's algorithms let drones bob and weave around tricky obstacles.

By J. Fingas,   01.19.16
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01.11.16
Tinder's hidden score rates your 'desirability'
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Tinder's hidden score rates your 'desirability'

Your dating matches are based partly on an largely unknown algorithm.

By J. Fingas,   01.11.16
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12.16.15
An algorithm can tell if your face is forgettable
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An algorithm can tell if your face is forgettable

A team of researchers at MIT has trained software to predict your memorability.

By M. Lalwani,   12.16.15
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11.15.15
Computers learn how to spot hidden facial expressions
11.15.15

Computers learn how to spot hidden facial expressions

Machines are good at spotting obvious emotions like smiles, but they're not so hot at detecting th...

By J. Fingas,   11.15.15
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11.11.15
Tinder hopes its new features will improve your odds
11.11.15

Tinder hopes its new features will improve your odds

'Super likes' be damned, Tinder is fleshing out its addictively swipey profile cards with more inf...

By M. Smith,   11.11.15
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