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Shaunacy Ferro / Popular Science:
How Facebook Used Science To Design More Emotional Emoticons   —  With the help of a psychology professor and a Pixar illustrator, Facebook is trying to make our messages a little more emotional.  —  Surprise Matt Jones / Facebook  —  In 1872, Charles Darwin published The Expression …
May 14, 2013, 1:20 AMIn context
Dan Nosowitz / Popular Science:
Meet The Climate Change Denier Who Became The Voice Of Hurricane Sandy On Wikipedia   —  Ken Mampel, an unemployed, 56-year-old Floridian, is in large part the creator of the massive Hurricane Sandy Wikipedia page.  He's also the reason that, for nearly a week, the page had no mention of climate change.
Nov 4, 2012, 9:10 AMIn context
Rebecca Boyle / Popular Science:
ISS Will Broadcast First Streaming HD Video of Earth   —  Hurricane Ivan From Space via Wikimedia Commons  —  Only a lucky few have ever seen what Earth looks like from space, with human impacts all but invisible and the blackness of space just beyond the horizon.
Jun 26, 2011, 7:40 PMIn context
Rebecca Boyle / Popular Science:
New Algorithms Match Police Sketches to Real Mug Shots, Helping Nab Suspects   —  The new computer system found a match 45 percent of the time  —  Sketch and Photo A new facial recognition system matches a police artist's sketch with a photograph.  MSU  —  A new set of algorithms …
Mar 8, 2011, 8:35 AMIn context
Clay Dillow / Popular Science:
Boston's ‘Street Bump’ App Tries To Automatically Map Potholes With Accelerometers and GPS   —  Street Bump The Street Bump app uses a phone's accelerometer to chart potholes in the road as a car drives over them, then broadcasts a GPS tagged report to city authorities.  Street Bump
Feb 13, 2011, 10:15 PMIn context
Clay Dillow / Popular Science:
An Order of Seven Global Cyber-Guardians Now Hold Keys to the Internet   —  The Keys to the Internet Each smart card contains a portions of the DNSSEC root key, which would be necessary to reboot the Internet as we know it if connections were severed to stem a cyber attack.
Jul 27, 2010, 6:55 PMIn context
Clay Dillow / Popular Science:
iPhone Armed With Facial Recognition App Lets Cops ID Perps on the Street   —  MORIS at Work Cops who need to ID a suspect simply snap a photo on their iPhones.  A statewide database being developed in Massachusetts can match up faces with criminal records in a matter of seconds remotely, beaming a rap sheet back to cops on the beat.
Jun 15, 2010, 10:45 PMIn context
Clay Dillow / Popular Science:
Computer Algorithm Can Recognize Sarcasm (Which Is Just Soooo Cool)   —  Recognizing Sarcasm with Computer Algorithms  —  The pursuit of machine intelligence means we have to come up with ways to communicate with our computers in a way both entities can understand.
May 19, 2010, 9:35 AMIn context
Clay Dillow / Popular Science:
A Single Molecule Computes Thousands of Times Faster than Your PC   —  A demo of a quantum calculation carried out by Japanese researchers has yielded some pretty mind-blowing results: a single molecule can perform a complex calculation thousands of times faster than a conventional computer.
May 9, 2010, 11:20 PMIn context
Clay Dillow / Popular Science:
HP Designjet 3D Printer Now On Sale, Churns Out Solid Plastic Objects From the Desktop   —  Remember back in January when HP announced it would bring a tabletop 3-D printer to market, at a place and time to be named later?  That place and time just became a quite a bit less ambiguous.
Apr 20, 2010, 9:40 AMIn context

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