Taste and smell, often regarded as subsidiary senses to sight and sound, have yet to catch up to their visual and aural counterparts in modern technology.
The startup Viralspace is now focused on a virality-prediction tool, an AI-powered algorithm that analyzes several features of a photo to predict how well it will perform on social media.
Mark Zuckerberg — the CEO of Facebook who’s seen a fair share of controversy in the past year — said he’s ready to “go to the mat” in a legal battle and fight Warren’s efforts at breaking up the social media company.
The result of Brainstorm’s collaboration with Pinterest was an update on the Pinterest mobile app that displays guides for easing anxiety, such as short exercises to refocus attention and relax. These guides show up when users search terms indicative of stress, work anxiety and sadness.
To gain a better understanding of what billionaire Elon Musk is trying to do with Neuralink, The Daily heard from clinical associate professor of neurosurgery and psychiatry and behavioral sciences Maheen Adamson.
Last week an article in The Economist described the worst punishment our society has ever been able to conceive of – solitary confinement. It described a prison in Texas in which Tony Medina, “spends 23 hours inside a concrete box measuring 7 feet by 11 feet.” He is forbidden any human contact. Guards pass trays…
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Reddit co-founder Steve Huffman and Stanford Law professor Barbara van Schewick agreed that net neutrality rules are beneficial to the public because they limit monopolistic behaviors by ISPs and encourage the free flow of information. According to the panelists, the public already recognizes the benefits of net neutrality, but politicians are slow to reflect public sentiment because of pressure from lobbying and campaign contributions.