What your phone knows about you

MIT's Sandy Pentland finds surprising implications in patterns of cell-phone use.

Does your cell phone have the 411 on you?

Sifting through cell-phone data to get at the truth of people's social interactions falls under the umbrella of an emerging field that MIT professor Sandy Pentland has dubbed "reality mining."

Read the full report at Technology Review: "What your phone knows about you"

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    Tito Estrada is a news producer at CNET News. He occasionally blogs on the quirky nature of the Net. E-mail Tito.

     

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