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Google apologizes for algorithm mistakenly calling black people 'gorillas'

The search giant is under fire after its Photo app offensively mislabeled user's photos. It points to another challenge Silicon Valley companies have to face when developing next-gen tech: sensitivity.

By July 1, 2015

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Most memorable 'Game of Thrones' faces, according to algorithm (pictures)

MIT applied its special algorithm that can predict how memorable faces in images will be to determine the "Game of Thrones" characters most likely to stick in your head.

12 Images By June 13, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Algorithms aplenty, wearables for you, robots for rover

In the last week, Silicon Valley's venture capitalists have bet on a future where dogs are gamers and on-demand is in.

By June 12, 2015

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Think you're hot on Tinder? That's up to its 'desirability' ranking system

Appearance is just one of many factors that go into the dating site's algorithm, CEO Sean Rad tells Fast Company.

By January 11, 2016

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Quality grilled cheese delivered, thanks to algorithms

The Melt, founded by the Flip Camera's creator, invents a smart delivery box that can keep your sandwich fresh for 30 minutes. Thank tech for your lunch.

By July 28, 2014

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3D-printed electric car starts taking pre-orders in 2016 (Tomorrow Daily 271 show notes)

Local Motors has shown off various prototype versions of its 3D-printed electric car concept, but it looks like its "LM3D Swim" variant will be the first to head to retail, with preorders spinning up next year through crowdfunding and website efforts.

By November 5, 2015

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'LM3D' racing to be first 3D-printed electric car to market (Tomorrow Daily 271)

Jeff discusses a drone avoidance algorithm from an MIT student, a small device looking to transform regular homes into part of the Internet of Things and a company aiming to launch its 3D-printed electric car by 2017.

November 5, 2015

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New algorithms speed secure communications for Chrome on Android

Security is a constant cat-and-mouse game, and Google is promoting new algorithms that combine stronger security with faster performance to keep attackers at bay.

By April 25, 2014

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The adorable algorithm that writes your Craigslist personal ad for you

Collective Love wants to take the pain out of finding the perfect casual encounter -- or, at least, the drudgery.

By March 31, 2014

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Lovey-dovey detection algorithm puts hearts on Google+ photos

Giving a Valentine's Day perk to its social network service, Google adds animated hearts to photos that show hugging and kissing.

By February 14, 2014