|VIDEO: The vibrating pen fighting Parkinson's|
|Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:13:51 GMT|
Source: BBC News - Technology
Students have created a vibrating pen designed to help patients with Parkinson's disease.
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|How much should we allow Google, Facebook and others to tell us what to think?|
|Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:19:00 -0700|
Increasingly, computers are deciding what news stories we read, and may even end up teaching our children to speak. But whether we should allow them to is becoming the subject of a heated debate related to the use of algorithms.Algorithms are pieces of code that, much like a recipe, provide a set of instructions to complete a task. They are used by companies like Google and Facebook to determine what search results are relevant and what posts are shown in someone’s timeline. They are used to mediate social, political, personal and commercial interactions for billions of people and can act as powerful gatekeepers that are increasingly used to make decisions for us or about us.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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|10 Ways Marissa Mayer Is Reinventing Yahoo|
|Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:35:00 -0700|
Source: eWeek - RSS Feed
Yahoo's CEO is persevering with a strategy she believes will lead to success. Here's a look at this strategy and how Yahoo is changing.
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|Forget the Apple Watch. MIT shows off thumbnail wireless trackpad|
|Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:03:00 GMT|
Source: Latest News Articles from Techworld
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed NailO, a prototype wireless trackpad modeled on the stick-on fashion overlays available in nail bars.
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