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Academics to get a glimpse of Microsoft's Sphere

Those attending this week's Faculty Summit in Redmond will have a chance to see the spherical surface computer that Microsoft has been cooking up in its labs.

By Jul. 28, 2008


Academics sink teeth into Yahoo search service

Yahoo hopes its Build Your Own Search Service program has piqued the interest of academic researchers. Next stop: start-ups.

By Oct. 10, 2008


In the antechamber of hope or why creatives and academics were so receptive to Obama

I am finally reading Nassim Nicholas Taleb's mesmerizing book The Black Swan - The Impact of The Highly Improbable, and I am intrigued by the parallels you can draw to Obama's campaign (they may be quite a stretch, but those are the best, no?)

By Dec. 7, 2008


Twitter Data Grants gives bulk tweets to researchers for study

Within the plethora of daily tweets, researchers in the fields of health, natural disasters, finance, and more can find insightful information.

By Feb. 5, 2014


Craig Ferguson 'f-ing' loves science with new TV show

"Late Late Show" host will produce "I F-ing Love Science" TV show for Science Channel, which hopes to show the lighter side of science.

By Mar. 13, 2014


Researchers build wee mechanical arm for fast memory

Academics working with carbon nanotubes develop low-power memory technology with potential use in smartphones, cameras, and other consumer gadgets.

By Mar. 28, 2011


Microsoft accused of censoring Chinese search results in US

Chinese monitoring site GreatFire says Microsoft is filtering certain search results. Microsoft pins the blame on a system error.

By Feb. 12, 2014


One (alleged) cause of climate change you've never heard of

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says humans are to blame for our warming planet. Crave's Eric Mack recalls a time in Alaska where he learned exactly which humans could be most responsible.

By Oct. 2, 2013


Always posting pics on Facebook? Then you're weird, study says

Research from the U.K. suggests that those who post vast numbers of pictures to Facebook might have trouble enjoying relationships in real life.

By Aug. 11, 2013