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semi-supervised algorithm for sarcasm identification

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Algorithm spots sarcasm--suuuuure it does

After a close look at word, syntax, and punctuation patterns in user-generated content, Hebrew University researchers come up with software that can detect sarcasm in online communication.

By May. 18, 2010

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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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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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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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Google Chrome said to unveil 'Supervised User' controls

Word has it that the Web giant is extending its multi-user accounts with a "Supervised User" feature that could help parents control what their children see on the Internet.

By Aug. 19, 2013

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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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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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The science of sarcasm

Sarcasm makes you smarter, or something like that.

By Jun. 3, 2008