Snapchat's content feed could go algorithmic
According to sources, the platform wants to shift the way you interact with the people you follow.
How Netflix's global growth is making recommendations better
It's all about the algorithms.
Yahoo releases massive 13.5TB web-browsing data set to researchers
The anonymous data will help create better recommendation engines.
Researchers are helping robots avoid expensive face plants
Come for the technology, stay for the robot pratfall compilation.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...