Algorithms

05.18.16
Snapchat's content feed could go algorithmic
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Snapchat's content feed could go algorithmic

According to sources, the platform wants to shift the way you interact with the people you follow.

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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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