Bigdata

11.30.16
In IBM's future, Watson will be your doctor
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In IBM's future, Watson will be your doctor

The supercomputer will crunch your medical images and your records to work out what's wrong with you.

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06.29.16
ACLU sues US over law limiting data discrimination studies
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ACLU sues US over law limiting data discrimination studies

The civil liberty group says that an anti-hacking law blocks research into algorithm-based racism and sexism.

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02.24.16
MIT mapped where Boston's biggest energy hogs reside
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MIT mapped where Boston's biggest energy hogs reside

The school's goal is for every city to have a power consumption model to aid civic planning.

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02.12.16
The 2016 presidential race according to Facebook 'likes'
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The 2016 presidential race according to Facebook 'likes'

The interactive map shows candidates Ben Carson and Bernie Sanders duking it out for the top spot.

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01.09.16
Linked love: OKCupid offers options for polyamorous couples
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Linked love: OKCupid offers options for polyamorous couples

It's an extension of a small beta program that launched last month.

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09.03.15
Your phone knows if you're bored by how much you use it
09.03.15

Your phone knows if you're bored by how much you use it

Researchers at Barcelona's Telefonica Research lab have developed a smartphone-based algorithm tha...

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