Early this year, the most popular YouTube video of all time--a 2007 clip of a British toddler gleefully biting the finger of his older brother--was supplanted by...The New York Times From ACM News | May 17, 2010
The media produce a glut of material daily. Refining that ore into the gold of useful information requires new approaches. European researchers have now made automated... From ICT Results | May 17, 2010
A Washington state supreme court issued a decision yesterday [May 6, 2010] supporting a public library's decision to fully filter Internet content, stating that...The New York Times From ACM News | May 10, 2010
Every day 268 million people use Google to search for something. The query goes in, the company's software delivers back the most relevant links. The interaction...BusinessWeek From ACM News | May 7, 2010
Arab nations are leading a "historic" charge to make the world wide web live up to its name. Net regulator Icann has switched on a system that allows full web addresses...BBC News From ACM News | May 6, 2010
Next flu season, mining Internet sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google news may provide a faster way to track the spread of H1N1 than reports from official...Technology Review From ACM News | May 6, 2010
How do you parse a tweet? Five years ago, that question would have been gibberish. Today, it's perfectly sensible, and it's at the front of Amit Singhal's mind....Technology Review From ACM News | April 20, 2010
From the moment people are born, they learn to make associations and to understand words depending on the context of a sentence.
This learning continues throughout...BBC News From ACM News | April 13, 2010
When the stimulus bill passed last year--allocating $20 billion to help doctors and hospitals adopt electronic medical records (EMRs)--many scientists were excited...Technology Review From ACM News | April 6, 2010
It is one of the paradoxes of the Internet.
Along with the freest access to knowledge the world has ever seen comes a staggering amount of untruth, from imagined...The New York Times From ACM News | April 5, 2010