Algorithmic accountability

W hile there needs to be more diversity on the teams developing software in order to truly take into account the different number of scenarios an algorithm may have to deal...

Swarms of robots may soon be deployed to the center of hurricanes

Packed with GPS and cellphone-grade technologies, the balloons are designed to report from inside active hurricanes, where they float around, coordinate movements, and beam back data about the environmental conditions...

Zuck denies Facebook News Feed bubble impacted the election

In the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election, Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at Techonomy16 to address concerns that Facebook didn’t do enough to stop...

Rigged

The Facebook bubble just popped. Half the country today is still in shock. Reality crashed down and many were presented with a world that didn’t match...

MIT researchers make buildings smart enough to ‘sense’ internal damage over time

MIT researchers have developed a new computational model for buildings that analyzes ambient vibrations and uses these insights to monitor for damage or mechanical stress. The post MIT researchers make buildings...

APLICATIONS

Draper Esprit invests in and partners with German VC Earlybird

Draper Esprit, the publicly-listed VC firm based in London, is putting down further roots across Europe in cooperation with German VC Earlybird. The “strategic...