Archivo mensual: marzo 2014

How Your Tweets Reveal Your Home Location

An algorithm developed by IBM researchers exploits anyone’s last 200 Twitter postings to reveal their home city location with nearly 70-percent accuracy. The researchers filtered the Twitter channel for tweets that were geotagged with any of the largest 100 U.S. … Seguir leyendo

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Creating a Graphene-Metal Sandwich to Improve Electronics

University of California, Riverside (UCR) researchers have found that creating a graphene-copper-graphene sandwich strongly enhances the heat conducting properties of copper, a breakthrough they say could lead to the next generation of electronics. “This enhancement of copper’s ability to conduct … Seguir leyendo

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NIST seeks to bring rigor to data science

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) wants to develop a framework that can be used by all industries to understand how to use and measure the results from data science and big data projects. To start the … Seguir leyendo

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Computer coding more in demand than languages

Software programming should take priority over modern languages in British schools, according to a Code.org survey of more than 2,000 adults across the United Kingdom. Fifty-two percent of participants selected coding as their top choice, compared with 38 percent for … Seguir leyendo

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