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What was Sputnik One?

Today, people take it for granted that they live in a world that isn’t threatened with imminent nuclear annihilation. A little more than half a …

The Evolution of Facebook

Facebook has come a long way since 2004. Here's a look back at some of the site's most notable redesigns and features.

The internet of things is in your future - the law says so! - IoT Agenda

I wrote earlier how in many ways the impact of IoT is being underestimated. Yet more and more you are seeing opinions that perhaps IoT is in reality …

Teaching Siri to Snark

Why humans can understand sarcasm, and robots can't (yet)<p>Siri is not good with sarcasm.<p>Maybe once you've sassed back at Apple's virtual assistant after a particularly unhelpful answer only for her to sincerely say, "My Pleasure. As Always." Once in a while you might get a spark of snark — for …

Artificial Intelligence

'Big data' could mean big problems for people's healthcare privacy

The future of the U.S. healthcare system will be influenced to a large extent by a company that makes weapons of war.<p>Defense giant Northrop Grumman has signed a nearly $92-million contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to build the second phase of a computer system that's …

Twitter: 17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Twitter says Sunday's presidential debate was the most tweeted ever, with more than 17 million tweets related to the forum sent.The …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Samsung has reportedly stopped production of the Galaxy Note 7 after reports said the devices keep exploding.</b>Over the past several days, five different reports have indicated that replacement Note 7 devices were also exploding.<p><b>2. Tesla is gearing up for a surprise product announcement — and Elon</b> …

Satya Nadella

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

This column is by James Li, Product Intern at NewStoryCharity<p>It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has …

Google Artificial Intelligence Guru Says A.I. Won't Kill Jobs

Computers can more easily recognize cats in photos and translate text because of advances in artificial intelligence. But we’re still decades away …