Some colleges are now using software programs and algorithms to pair up first-year students. Much like online dating, it's all based on compatibility.
Hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide are turning to software programs and algorithms to help match dorm roommates. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on how this technology aims to reduce bad pairings and the two questions that may best determine whether roommates get along.
With an app or two, you can settle or -- better yet -- prevent arguments among your roommates about who owes whom money.
The online-retailing giant insists the changes were meant to expand access for families.
Reddit's co-founder, now CEO, plans to clamp down on offensive posts, but risks further angering the site's users. That should make for a lively "Ask Me Anything" forum Thursday afternoon.
Thanks to the popularity of online media sites like YouTube, mainstream entertainment soon may look more like that kid clowning around in front of a laptop camera.
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Ah, the dreaded college roommate. Or the perfect roommate. It's all less of a guessing game, thanks to -- you guessed it -- Facebook.
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Computer models based on your Facebook likes can draw a better personality portrait of you than your friends and family can, says new research out of Stanford University.