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New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

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Mark Shaw’s *Dior Glamour, *Photos from the Paris Fashion House’s Heyday

Mark Shaw is often remembered for his intimate portraits of Jackie and John F. Kennedy and for his work chronicling the world for *Life *magazine through the 1950s and 1960s. But in a new book out from Rizzoli this week, another of Shaw’s roles is examined: that of translator of French fashion. The …

This Is My Jam Team Spins Out From The Echo Nest To Build The ‘Song Graph’

Back in January, it was rumored that hip social music site This Is My Jam might be moving out from under the wing of music data company The Echo Nest, which had incubated the site as a side project. Its creators, Matthew Ogle and Hannah Donovan, have now been given the green light to spin out the …

How Enterprises are Getting Smart with Social Data

Many large businesses these days make use of social media when it comes to customer services, but they could be doing a lot more with all the data that comes out of services like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.<p>As Social Data Week approaches, we talked to Susan Etlinger, an Industry Analyst with …

Why we’re a long way from computers that really work like the human brain

IBM was in the news last week when it announced it had created “an entire computing architecture based on the brain” (at least, that’s how Gizmodo summed it up). A few days before that, a press release announced that scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich, a research center in Germany, had run …

Quantum Computing

Peering into the North Korean economy, via satellite

<b>Amid the current tensions between North and South Korea, much focus has been on their shared industrial zone, where economic output has ground to a halt. The furlough is said to have cost the cash-strapped North some $90m (£58m) in wages, and the South's businesses much more. But as Curtis Melvin,</b> …

Enigma Makes It Easy For Anyone To Discover and Analyze Public Data

The problem with public data is that while it’s accessible to anyone, finding it in the first place and figuring out how to use it is borderline impossible. Browser-based portals are confusing or outdated, or the information is stored on static or physical media.<p>Enigma is launching today to solve …