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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 Mar. 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 Feb. 14, 2014

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VW uses algorithm to create perfect Super Bowl ad

If you let German engineers create your Super Bowl ad, this is what you'll get. And what you'll get is quite brilliant.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Fabric + algorithm: The fit geek's quest for a suit that fits

A couple of fashion guys team up with a space geek to help men buy the best fitting suit online and try to rise above the tech fit fray.

By Feb. 27, 2013

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Google compression algorithm Zopfli may lead to faster Internet

Algorithm promises faster data transfer speeds and reduced Web page load times by compressing content up to 8 percent smaller than zlib.

By Feb. 28, 2013

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Twitter puts real humans into its search algorithm...and profits

In a dense engineering post, Twitter explains how it uses "crowdsourced" human evaluators to make sense of ephemeral hashtags and other search terms. And who benefits? Why, Twitter's advertisers, of course.

By Jan. 8, 2013

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Can an algorithm win your fantasy football league?

English computer science academics create an algorithm-based software that they claim creates a most excellent fantasy team. Is this progress?

By Jul. 17, 2012

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Digg launches new algorithm with 'Newsrooms'

As the site hemorrhages users, a new news algorithm attempts to separate "meaningful" stories from those that are merely popular.

By Sep. 20, 2011

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Names on WTC memorial arranged by algorithm

A custom-crafted algorithm arranged the victims' names to reflect their relationships, meeting an enormous design challenge.

By Sep. 11, 2011

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Can prof's algorithm reunite Craigslist Missed Connections?

NY professor believes that a word-based algorithm can help bring together those who believe, with one glimpse, that they have found and lost the love of their lives.

By Feb. 13, 2012