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Smokin' hot avatars: Microsoft patents system for 'attractive cartoon faces'

Berkeley boffins crack brain wave code

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Electrical signals used to recreate sound heard by test subjects Scientists have reconstructed the words people hear by using a computer algorithm to decode electrical signals in the brain.…...
Berkeley boffins crack brain wave code

Sound Familiar? Gawker’s New Commenting Threads are Called ‘Branches’

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Mr. Denton (flickr.com/scriptingnews) After a week of closed commenting sections, Gawker released its new commenting system today, and it's a doozy. Nieman Lab has a great rundown of the changes, including a computer algorithm that sifts through the comments and looks for ones to feature, as well as "a new inbox [that] focuses attention...
Sound Familiar? Gawker’s New Commenting Threads are Called ‘Branches’

RT @valdiskrebs: WellPoint was using a computer algorithm that targeted every policyholder recently diagnosed with breast cancer http://bit.ly/aKGq85

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RT @valdiskrebs: WellPoint was using a computer algorithm that targeted every policyholder recently diagnosed with breast cancer http://bit.ly/aKGq85

Women In Tech: How 3 Googlers Correct The Imbalance

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Monday is Ada Lovelace's 197th birthday. You can thank her for the idea of reprogrammable computers and for publishing the first algorithm. Two centuries later, there are massive, world-changing companies whose beating hearts are algorithms like the ones Lovelace described. The computer algorithm as we know it was invented by...
Women In Tech: How 3 Googlers Correct The Imbalance

When Your M.D. Is an Algorithm

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Despite all that drug-enforcement agents and regulators are doing to fight prescription painkiller abuse, the most effective combatant might turn out to be a computer algorithm....
When Your M.D. Is an Algorithm

We Must Choose Privacy Or Medical Breakthroughs: Statisticians ID Anonymous Study Participants

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Researchers who leverage public data for life-changing medical breakthroughs have long promised that donors can remain anonymous. The truth is, we’re going to have to choose between innovation and privacy, as clever statisticians are discovering ways to identify individuals who never actually reveal their names. This week, the prestigious journal...
We Must Choose Privacy Or Medical Breakthroughs: Statisticians ID Anonymous Study Participants

Brain scan can read people’s thoughts: researchers

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WASHINGTON -- A scan of brain activity can effectively read a person's mind, researchers said Thursday.British scientists from University College London found they could differentiate brain activity linked to different memories and thereby identify thought patterns by using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).The evidence suggests researchers can tell which memory...
Brain scan can read people’s thoughts: researchers

Move Over Turntable.fm: This App Will Give You Street Cred For Recommending Music

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Chris Swain thinks music discovery should be more like a game, which is why he was demoing his brand new app Cred.fm last night at SF MusicTech. Swain is not the typical entrepreneur. He is a USC professor who co-founded the Electronic Arts Game Innovation Lab. Cred.fm was hatched out...
Move Over Turntable.fm: This App Will Give You Street Cred For Recommending Music
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