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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


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


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


Apple Watch vs. Samsung Gear S2: A smartwatch skeptic chooses

Commentary: I wore both the Apple Watch and Samsung's Gear S2 together for a week to find out just which smartwatch fits my lifestyle better. Here's my verdict.

By November 15, 2015


'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


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


Robot makes prank calls via the Prankophone (Tomorrow Daily 273 show notes)

The robotic melodies from the Prankophone are likely to confuse anyone on the other end of the line, but because the tone the device creates is unique to the particular number it dials, getting a call from this contraption would be kind of special (and annoying).

By November 10, 2015


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


Super-speedy drone zips past obstacles autonomously

Watch as a drone made with off-the-shelf parts zips past trees with ease thanks to software from an MIT student.

By November 3, 2015


This robotic bartender makes custom shots from your Facebook data (Tomorrow Daily 269 show notes)

"The Social Shot" is an interesting cart with a mission: to devise how your personality fits into five specific human traits, and then craft an alcoholic shot specifically customized to your Facebook profile's information.

By November 3, 2015