Algorithms

10.15.15
Researchers are helping robots avoid expensive face plants
10.15.15

Researchers are helping robots avoid expensive face plants

Come for the technology, stay for the robot pratfall compilation.

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12.30.14
Facebook says it 'can do better' with its 'Year in Review' slideshows
12.30.14

Facebook says it 'can do better' with its 'Year in Review' slideshows

Facebook inadvertently opened a lot of old wounds with its automated "Year in Review" slideshow fe...

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12.27.14
Facebook's 'Year In Review' shows tragic side of software's shortcomings
12.27.14

Facebook's 'Year In Review' shows tragic side of software's shortcomings

Facebook's automated 'year in review' slideshows are meant to surface highlights from the year tha...

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07.01.11
Scientists develop algorithm to solve Rubik's cubes of any size
07.01.11

Scientists develop algorithm to solve Rubik's cubes of any size

A computer solving a Rubik's cube? P'shaw. Doing it in 10.69 seconds? Been there, record set. B...

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03.28.11
APB Reloaded blog details the matchmaking makeover
03.28.11

APB Reloaded blog details the matchmaking makeover

This week's APB Reloaded blog entry is a pretty lengthy one, and Bjorn Book-Larsson has a lot to...

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03.25.11
Turing machine built from wood, scrap metal and magnets, 'geek' achievement unlocked (video)
03.25.11

Turing machine built from wood, scrap metal and magnets, 'geek' achievement unlocked (video)

We take it for granted nowadays that thumbnail-sized silicon chips can crunch through the most comp...

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02.25.11
Google makes rich richer, poor poorer in search results
02.25.11

Google makes rich richer, poor poorer in search results

If you've been paying attention to the state of search as of late, you'll know that Google's betwee...

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12.14.10
Google under fire for promoting own content ahead of competing websites
12.14.10

Google under fire for promoting own content ahead of competing websites

This isn't exactly a new allegation, but the idea's spreading fast: Google is tuning search results...

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