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short circuit

Ford and IBM Are Working on an App That Will Track Open Parking Spots

Parking Spotter is just one of Ford’s joint projects with IBM.
Rachel Pick
1.11.16
terrorism
terrorism

Algorithms Claim to Hunt Terrorists While Protecting the Privacy of Others

Researchers propose an alternative to the "all or nothing" approach to privacy.
Michael Byrne
1.11.16
Interview
Interview

Weird Twitter Leaves Irony Behind on Instagram

How an MIT grad student is curing Internet comedy’s irony addiction.
Miles Raymer
12.5.15
Pokemon
Pokemon

Play this Game: Is It a Pokémon or Big Data?

You'll be surprised how often you can't tell.
Clinton Nguyen
11.25.15
rap
rap

Rap Tracks Written by Algorithms May End Up Not Being Anything to Fuck With

In a fusion of something cool with something very square, Big Data has entered the realm of Biggie Smalls.
Ben Richmond
11.6.15
Photos
Photos

Meet the Data Scientist Revealing How Big China's 'Ghost Cities' Really Are

Baidu is revealing the truth about China's emptiest cities.
Jordan Pearson
11.4.15
uk
uk

Europe’s Largest Data Observatory Turns Big Data into Big Images

Because humans are good at recognising patterns in images.
Emiko Jozuka
11.3.15
Internet
Internet

Nine Out of Ten of the Internet’s Top Websites Are Leaking Your Data

New research has quantified the "privacy compromising mechanisms" on the one million most-visited websites, and they're everywhere. Guess who's responsible for most of them?
Brian Merchant
11.2.15
video
video

The City That Has Its Own Operating System

In the first episode of the UK Motherboard Show, we visit Bristol’s smart city project and talk hyperconnected futures.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
10.29.15
Internet
Internet

​These Computer Scientists Are Making a ‘Global Map of Sexism’

The Oxford Internet Institute launches a computational look at the Everyday Sexism Project.
Victoria Turk
10.9.15
All Fronts
All Fronts

How the Military Sifts Through All the Data on Earth

It's a no-brainer that the military uses big data, but the scope is even greater than you may realize.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.14.15
world
world

This Is What $15.3 Trillion of World Trade Looks Like

Two data visualisation researchers have created a site that maps out the entire world's production of goods.
Emiko Jozuka
8.25.15