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Monday July 28, 2014 @06:28PM OKCupid Experiments on Users Too
Monday July 28, 2014 @11:53AM Internet Census 2012 Data Examined: Authentic, But Chaotic and Unethical
Sunday July 27, 2014 @01:28AM Do Apple and Google Sabotage Older Phones? What the Graphs Don't Show
Saturday July 26, 2014 @11:37PM Report: Nuclear Plants Should Focus On Risks Posed By External Events
Saturday July 26, 2014 @03:29PM Apple Acquires "Pandora For Books" Booklamp For $15 Million
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:14PM AP Computer Science Test Takers Up 8,000; Pass Rate Down 6.8%
Friday July 25, 2014 @09:17PM One Trillion Bq Released By Nuclear Debris Removal At Fukushima So Far
Friday July 25, 2014 @06:10PM Google Looking To Define a Healthy Human
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:31PM People Who Claim To Worry About Climate Change Don't Cut Energy Use
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:45PM Geographic Segregation By Education
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @10:08AM The World's Best Living Programmers
Saturday July 05, 2014 @03:24PM IEEE Spectrum Ranks the Top Programming Languages
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @08:26AM How Often Do Economists Commit Misconduct?
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:30PM Facebook's Emotion Experiment: Too Far, Or Social Network Norm?
Sunday June 29, 2014 @07:43PM Researchers Claim Wind Turbine Energy Payback In Less Than a Year
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:35AM Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:22PM CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths In US Caused By Excessive Drinking
Friday June 27, 2014 @05:55PM Ask Slashdot: Correlation Between Text Editor and Programming Language?
Friday June 27, 2014 @05:54PM Google Is Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women and Minorities
Friday June 27, 2014 @02:47PM Larry Page: Healthcare Data Mining Could Save 100,000 Lives a Year
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:02PM NOAA: Earth Smashed A Record For Heat In May 2014, Effects To Worsen
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:51PM Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
Sunday June 15, 2014 @04:13AM "Eskimo Diet" Lacks Support For Better Cardiovascular Health
Friday June 13, 2014 @09:22PM Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @10:26AM How Open Government Data Saved New Yorkers Thousands On Parking Tickets
Sunday June 01, 2014 @05:47PM Study Finds Porn Exposure Associated With Smaller Brain Region
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:20AM Belief In Evolution Doesn't Measure Science Literacy
Monday May 26, 2014 @02:12AM Official MPG Figures Unrealistic, Says UK Auto Magazine
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:23AM R Throwdown Challenge
Friday May 16, 2014 @10:36AM Climate Journal Publishes Referees' Report In Response To "Witch-Hunt" Claims
Thursday May 15, 2014 @02:20PM You've Got Male: Amazon's Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:49AM US College Students Still Aren't All That Interested In Computer Science
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @11:35AM 7.1 Billion People, 7.1 Billion Mobile Phone Accounts Activated
Friday May 09, 2014 @11:54PM Gaining On the US: Most Europeans To Be Overweight By 2030
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @11:18AM Actual Results of Crimean Secession Vote Leaked
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:50AM Sony Warns Demand For Blu-Ray Diminishing Faster Than Expected
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @08:42AM Amazon Embodies the Gender Gap in Tech
Friday April 25, 2014 @05:21AM Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @12:22PM Tech People Making $100k a Year On the Rise, Again
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @09:43AM In the US, Rich Now Work Longer Hours Than the Poor
Sunday April 20, 2014 @11:47PM In a Hole, Golf Courses Experiment With 15-inch Holes
Sunday April 20, 2014 @03:39PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Thursday April 17, 2014 @10:21AM Apache OpenOffice Reaches 100 Million Downloads. Now What?
Friday April 11, 2014 @08:20PM Crowd Wisdom Better At Predictions Than Top CIA Analysts
Thursday April 10, 2014 @02:32PM Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:16PM A Rock Paper Scissors Brainteaser
Saturday April 05, 2014 @01:05AM Mystery MLB Team Moves To Supercomputing For Their Moneyball Analysis
Thursday March 27, 2014 @02:03AM Xbox One Reputation System Penalizes Gamers Who Behave Badly
Saturday March 22, 2014 @10:41AM Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework
Saturday March 22, 2014 @10:19AM Mathematician Gives Tips On How To Win $1 Billion On NCAA Basketball
Thursday March 20, 2014 @04:25PM Working with Real-Time Analytics as a Service (Video)
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @12:33PM First Automatic Identification of Flying Insects Allows Hi-Tech Bug Zapping
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:24AM St. Patrick's Day, March Madness, and Steve Jobs' Liver
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @12:00AM Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Relaunches As Data Journalism Website
Thursday March 13, 2014 @05:49PM Google Flu Trends Gets It Wrong Three Years Running
Sunday March 09, 2014 @07:12PM Up To 1000 NIH Investigators Dropped Out Last Year
Thursday March 06, 2014 @04:12PM Is Traffic Congestion Growing Three Times As Fast As Economy?
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @09:27PM F-Secure: Android Accounted For 97% of All Mobile Malware In 2013
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @10:51AM 'Data Science' Is Dead
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @09:43AM All Else Being Equal: Disputing Claims of a Gender Pay Gap In Tech
Friday February 28, 2014 @10:24PM Intel's New Desktop SSD Is an Overclocked Server Drive
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Sunday February 23, 2014 @02:00AM Delayed Fatherhood May Be Linked To Certain Congenital and Mental Disorders
Saturday February 22, 2014 @04:41PM All In All, Kids Just Another Brick In the Data Wall
Thursday February 20, 2014 @11:19AM How Well Do Our Climate Models Match Our Observations?
Thursday February 20, 2014 @09:29AM E-Sports Gender Gap: 90+% Male
Monday February 17, 2014 @11:40PM Why Improbable Things Really Aren't
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:27AM 11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @12:51PM The First Open Ranking of the World Wide Web Is Available
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @10:21AM Para Bellum Labs Will Attempt To Make the RNC a Political-Analytics Player
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:01PM EA's Dungeon Keeper Ratings Below a 5 Go To Email Black Hole
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @12:28PM Who's Writing Linux These Days?
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @10:27AM Now Published: Study Showing Pirate Bay Blockade Has No Effect
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @09:57AM Will Microsoft IIS Overtake Apache?
Friday January 31, 2014 @08:44AM IE Drops To Single-Digit Market Share
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @07:18PM Hard Drive Reliability Study Flawed?
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @06:46PM Predicting the Risk of Suicide by Analyzing the Text of Clinical Notes
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:33PM Facebook Is a Plague That'll Burn Out In a Few Years, Says Study
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @10:28AM Python Scripting and Analyzing Your Way To Love
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @01:23PM Data Analysts Attempt To Predict World's Largest Music Vote, Again
Monday January 20, 2014 @12:22PM A Data Scientist Visits The Magic Kingdom, Sans Privacy
Sunday January 19, 2014 @05:13PM Global-Warming Skepticism Hits 6-Year High
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:14PM Building An Uncensorable Course Guide At Yale
Sunday January 19, 2014 @12:32PM U.S. Teenagers Are Driving Much Less: 4 Theories About Why
Thursday January 16, 2014 @09:27AM Why the World Needs OpenStreetMap
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @09:24AM How Weather Influences Global Warming Opinions
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @10:37AM How Machine Learning Can Transform Online Dating
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @09:53AM The Hobbit and Game of Thrones Top Most Pirated Lists of 2013
Sunday December 29, 2013 @12:16AM Researchers Claim Facebook Is 'Dead and Buried' To Many Young Users
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:27AM E-Books That Read You
Sunday December 15, 2013 @10:10AM Code.org Stats: 507MM LOC, 6.8MM Kids, 2K YouTube Views
Sunday December 15, 2013 @12:35AM Census Bureau: Majority of Affluent Counties In Northeast US
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:05AM Facebook Patents Inferring Income of Users
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @02:57PM For First Three Years, Consumer Hard Drives As Reliable As Enterprise Drives
Monday December 02, 2013 @10:58PM IDC: PC Shipments Decline Worse Than Forecasted, No Recovery Expected
Saturday November 30, 2013 @06:53PM 270 Million Android Users In China
Saturday November 30, 2013 @12:37PM AI Reality Check In Online Dating
Thursday November 28, 2013 @12:23PM Code.org Wants Participating Students' Data For 7 Years
Wednesday November 27, 2013 @10:13PM Female Software Engineers May Be Even Scarcer Than We Thought
Wednesday November 27, 2013 @09:59PM A Real-Time Map of Travelers Suffering From the Thanksgiving Storm
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @03:41PM Speed Test 2: Comparing C++ Compilers On WIndows
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @10:07AM 23% of IT Workers Spend Thanksgiving With Coworkers
Sunday November 24, 2013 @01:54PM If You Want To Code From Home, Learn JavaScript
Friday November 22, 2013 @08:56PM Cloud Storage Comparison: Benchmarking From Afar
Thursday November 21, 2013 @03:59PM NHTSA Tells Tesla To Stop Exaggerating Model S Safety Rating
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @10:19AM Musk Lashes Back Over Tesla Fire Controversy
Monday November 18, 2013 @10:19PM How Perl and R Reveal the United States' Isolation In the TPP Negotiations
Sunday November 17, 2013 @02:26PM Raspberry Pi Hits the 2 Million Mark
Sunday November 17, 2013 @11:22AM Rigging Up Baby
Saturday November 16, 2013 @04:33PM Questions Raised By Education Dept's Road Show On College Value
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @10:09AM 25,000-Drive Study Gives Insight On How Long Hard Drives Actually Last
Friday November 08, 2013 @07:47PM Taking Google's QUIC For a Test Drive
Friday November 08, 2013 @07:04PM Tesla Fires and Firestorms: Let's Breathe and Review Some Car Fire Math
Thursday November 07, 2013 @10:27AM As IPO Nears, Do Twitter's Active User Claims Add Up?
Thursday November 07, 2013 @10:22AM Your Digital Life Will Only Get More Crowded... If You Let It
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @10:37AM Robotic Surgery Complications Going Underreported
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @04:54PM Google Nexus 5 Posts Best Gaming Benchmark Among Android Smartphones
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:06PM Facebook Testing Screen-Tracking Software For Users
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:18AM 30% of Americans Get News From Facebook According To Pew Research Poll
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:32AM How Safe Is Cycling?
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @08:29AM Connecting To Unsecured Bluetooth Car Systems To Monitor Traffic Flow
Sunday October 20, 2013 @08:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Friday October 18, 2013 @08:21PM A Ray of Hope For Americans and Scientific Literacy?
Friday October 18, 2013 @06:50PM Tech's Highest-Paid Engineers Are At Juniper
Thursday October 03, 2013 @08:00AM Researchers Show How Easy It Is To Manipulate Online Opinions
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @01:00PM Samsung Fudging Benchmarks Again On Galaxy Note 3
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @09:52AM Facebook Delivers Viewer Engagement Reports To TV Networks
Thursday September 19, 2013 @08:15AM GTA V Makes $800 Million In 24 Hours
Monday September 09, 2013 @12:13AM Arctic Ice Cap Rebounds From 2012 — But Does That Matter?
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @09:54AM What Works In Education: Scientific Evidence Gets Ignored
Thursday August 29, 2013 @09:25AM Tor Usage More Than Doubles In August
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @08:11AM Only One US City Makes "Top Ten Internet Cities Worldwide" List
Saturday August 24, 2013 @02:20PM How Engineers and Scientists Cluster In the U.S.
Thursday August 22, 2013 @01:37PM Open Source Mapping Software Shows Every Traffic Death On Earth
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @07:55AM Report: By 2035, Nearly 100 Million Self-Driving Cars Will Be Sold Per Year
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @07:47AM Data Visualization: Too Easy To Be Too Slick?
Friday August 16, 2013 @07:14PM Obama, Romney Data Scientists Strike Out On Their Own
Thursday August 15, 2013 @09:59AM Studying the Slow Decay of a Laptop Battery For an Entire Year
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @09:49AM Twitter Buzz As an Election Predictor
Saturday August 10, 2013 @10:22AM There Is a Fly In My Tweet: Tracking Food-Borne Illness the Crowd-Sourced Way
Thursday August 08, 2013 @12:06PM Stop Fixing All Security Vulnerabilities, Say B-Sides Security Presenters
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @12:52PM NRA Launches Pro-Lead Website
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @09:06AM Ubuntu Edge Smartphone Funding Trends Low
Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:54AM McAfee Exaggerated Cost of Hacking, Perhaps For Profit
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @11:41AM We're Number 9! US Broadband Speeds Rise, But Slower Than Many Other Countries'
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @11:37AM Software Development Employment Rises 45% In 10 Years
Friday July 19, 2013 @11:05AM J.K. Rowling Should Try the Voting Algorithm
Thursday July 18, 2013 @01:32PM Bell Labs Break Record With 31Tbps Via a Single 7200km Optical Fibre
Thursday July 18, 2013 @09:17AM IQ Test Pegs ConceptNet 4 AI About As Smart As a 4-Year-Old
Sunday July 14, 2013 @07:48PM An Interesting Look At the Performance of JavaScript On Mobile Devices
Sunday July 14, 2013 @08:48AM What Medical Tests Should Teach Us About the NSA Surveillance Program
Saturday July 13, 2013 @01:29PM Casting a Jaundiced Eye On AnTuTu Benchmark Claims Favoring Intel
Friday July 12, 2013 @07:11PM Limitations and All, Chromebooks Appear To Be Selling
Monday July 01, 2013 @01:23AM Windows 8 Passes Vista, Hits 5.1% Market Share
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @09:33AM New World Record For Electric Car Speed: 204.2 MPH
Friday June 21, 2013 @07:11PM Data Miners Liken Obama Voters To Caesars Gamblers
Thursday June 13, 2013 @01:26PM World Population Could Reach Nearly 11 Billion By 2100
Thursday June 13, 2013 @10:01AM The $200,000 Software Developer
Thursday June 13, 2013 @09:13AM Genomics Impact On US Economy Approaches $1 Trillion
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @01:26PM Marriages Spawned From Online Dating As Satisfying As From Traditional Dating
Sunday June 02, 2013 @12:35PM Surgeries On Friday Are More Frequently Fatal
Sunday June 02, 2013 @12:31AM Switzerland Tops IPv6 Adoption Charts; US Lags At 4th
Friday May 31, 2013 @05:57PM No, the Tesla Model S Doesn't Pollute More Than an SUV
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @08:54AM Multiple Studies Show Used Electronics Exports To Third World Mostly Good
Saturday May 25, 2013 @07:56AM AMD Launches New Mobile APU Lineup, Kabini Gets Tested
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @06:51PM Intel's Linux OpenGL Driver Faster Than Apple's OS X Driver
Tuesday May 21, 2013 @08:43AM Over 100 Hours of Video Uploaded To YouTube Every Minute
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:41PM Firefox 21 Arrives
Monday May 13, 2013 @10:05AM Smartphones Driving Violent Crime Across US
Tuesday May 07, 2013 @08:42AM 450 Million Lines of Code Can't Be Wrong: How Open Source Stacks Up
Monday May 06, 2013 @09:16PM English May Have Retained Words From an Ice Age Language
Sunday May 05, 2013 @09:20AM Observed Atmospheric CO2 Hits 400 Parts Per Million
Sunday May 05, 2013 @07:48AM Why US Mileage Ratings Are So Inaccurate
Friday May 03, 2013 @06:17PM Is Buying an Extended Warranty Ever a Good Idea?
Thursday May 02, 2013 @10:30PM LLNL/RPI Supercomputer Smashes Simulation Speed Record
Tuesday April 30, 2013 @08:36AM EPA Report That Lowers Methane-Leak Estimates Further Divides Fracking Camps
Friday April 26, 2013 @12:44PM From 'Quantified Self' To 'Quantified Car'
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @08:57AM Harvard/MIT Student Creates GPU Database, Hacker-Style
Saturday April 20, 2013 @10:21PM Baseball Software Can't Score What Jean Segura Did Friday
Friday April 19, 2013 @10:45PM Statistical Errors Keep 4700 K-3rd Students From NYC 'Gifted' Programs
Wednesday April 17, 2013 @01:00PM Excel Error Contributes To Problems With Austerity Study
Friday April 12, 2013 @06:19PM Browser Choice May Affect Your Job Prospects
Thursday April 11, 2013 @04:46PM Bing Tops Google At Finding Malware
Thursday April 11, 2013 @08:23AM Windows 8 Killing PC Sales
Thursday April 11, 2013 @08:15AM Electrical Engineer Unemployment Soars; Software Developers' Rate Drops to 2.2%
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:48AM Climate Change Will Boost Plane Turbulence, Suggests Study
Friday April 05, 2013 @07:11PM Apple Devices To Outsell Windows For First Time Ever In 2013
Friday March 29, 2013 @11:22AM Bluetooth Surveillance Tested In the UK
Monday March 25, 2013 @01:20PM World's Most Powerful Private Supercomputer Will Hunt Oil and Gas
Saturday March 23, 2013 @02:07AM Pew Research Finds Opinion Dominates MSNBC More Than Fox News
Monday March 18, 2013 @03:42PM Next-Gen Intel Chip Brings Big Gains For Floating-Point Apps
Monday March 18, 2013 @03:26PM How To Bet Money On Your Future Success
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @09:00AM Facebook Knows If You're Gay, Use Drugs, Or Are a Republican
Thursday March 07, 2013 @11:39AM The Data That Drove Yahoo's Telecommuting Ban
Saturday March 02, 2013 @08:49AM With 'Obamacare' Kicking In, Microsoft Sees a Health-Data Windfall
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @09:46AM Nvidia Tegra 4 Benchmark Results
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @09:29AM We Aren't the World: Why Americans Make Bad Study Subjects
Friday February 22, 2013 @07:12PM CAPTCHA Using Ad-Based Verification
Thursday February 21, 2013 @09:25AM You Can Navigate Between Any Two Websites In 19 Clicks Or Fewer
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @01:42PM Researchers Analyze Twitter To Find Happiest Parts of the United States

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