Business it’s not just fairness but it’s also trust

Increasingly, businesses rely on algorithms that use data provided by users to make decisions that affect people. For example, Amazon, Google, and Facebook use algorithms to tailor what users see, and Uber and Lyft use them to match passengers with drivers and set prices. Do users, customers, employees, and others have a right to know Read more about Business it’s not just fairness but it’s also trust[…]

Machine learning provide us Facebook and LinkedIn friends recommendations

Did you ever wonder how social networking applications like Facebook and LinkedIn make recommendations on the people you should friend or pages you should follow? Behind the scenes are machine learning models that classify nodes based on the data they contain about users for example, their level of education, location or political affiliation. The models Read more about Machine learning provide us Facebook and LinkedIn friends recommendations[…]

How fortunes can be easily hidden in secretive offshore shell corporations

In 2016, the world’s largest ever data leak dubbed “The Panama Papers” exposed a scandal, uncovering a vast global network of people including celebrities and world leaders, who used offshore tax havens, anonymous transactions through intermediaries and shell corporations to hide their wealth, grow their fortunes and avoid taxes. Researchers at USC Viterbi School of Read more about How fortunes can be easily hidden in secretive offshore shell corporations[…]

Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life

Posted on Facebook, milestones such as birthdays and anniversaries prompt users to reflect on the passage of time and the patterns of their lives – and help the social media giant recycle content in order to boost engagement, according to new Cornell research. And although these anniversaries seem like a signature product of the social Read more about Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life[…]

Wide personality traits and attributes such as extraversion and IQ were predicted by Social Media information

Principle Investigator HARUNO Masahiko and Dr. MORI Kazuma at the Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet), the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT, President: TOKUDA Hideyuki, Ph.D.), report the use of machine learning to analyze behavior on Twitter and predict a wide range of personality traits and attributes such as intelligence and Read more about Wide personality traits and attributes such as extraversion and IQ were predicted by Social Media information[…]

E-professionalism radiology – advantages and challenges of various social media platforms

New Orleans, LA – Bradley Spieler, MD, Vice Chairman of Radiology Research at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, is the lead author of a Radiology Research Alliance paper examining the usefulness of social media in Radiology. It is published online as an Article in Press online in Academic Radiology. As a visual discipline, Radiology Read more about E-professionalism radiology – advantages and challenges of various social media platforms[…]

The impact on brands and profitability through Facebook business pages

There are more than 60 million business pages on Facebook and that number is from 2017. With those pages come scores of positive and negative posts generated by Facebook users. What researchers have seen is companies have very little control over what customers post, and negative posts can severely damage brands. New research in the Read more about The impact on brands and profitability through Facebook business pages[…]

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A new augmented and virtual reality research center

The University of Washington is launching a new augmented and virtual reality research center — funded by Facebook, Google, and Huawei — to accelerate innovation in the field and educate the next generation of researchers and practitioners. The $6 million UW Reality Lab, funded with equal contributions from the three initial sponsors, creates one of the Read more about A new augmented and virtual reality research center[…]

KTH supercomputer cuts operating costs by millions

The cold climate in Sweden is one of the main reasons that Facebook set up its first data centre outside the U.S. near Luleå in northern Sweden. However Facebook essentially wastes all the heat that is produced by the supercomputers in their data centre. In contrast, the PDC Center for High Performance Computing at the Read more about KTH supercomputer cuts operating costs by millions[…]

Panasonic Develops freeze-ray Optical Disc-Based Data Archive System for Data Centers in Collaboration with Facebook

Panasonic Corporation announced that it has developed freeze-ray, an Optical Disc-Based Data Archive System in collaboration with Facebook. By collaborating with Facebook, Panasonic was able to design freeze-ray to meet the growing demand for more efficient and sustainable ways to store and access cold data – infrequently or never accessed data stored for the long term Read more about Panasonic Develops freeze-ray Optical Disc-Based Data Archive System for Data Centers in Collaboration with Facebook[…]