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semi-supervised algorithm for sarcasm identification


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


The 404 595: Where we make up our decision (podcast)

As usual, today's Friday episode of The 404 Podcast covers random topics including the next Spider-Man film, a software program that recognizes sarcasm, and our favorite subject: Chinese people.

By June 4, 2010


This week in Crave: The mad scientist edition

Too busy doing lab experiments to read Crave this week? You missed out on synthetic cells, sarcasm, and tweeting cows. If only those were all part of the same experiment.

By May 22, 2010


Taking the classical approach to security

RSA chief scientist Ari Juels explains why classical literature has a place in IT security, and what to make of security in radio frequency identification.

By December 24, 2008


Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

By September 7, 2014


Vessyl smart cup can tell Coke from Pepsi

This powerful, sensor-fitted cup identifies what you're drinking and tells you how it affects your health and hydration needs.

By June 12, 2014


Phone scammer or trustworthy solicitor? Software calls it

Japanese researchers aim to protect potential victims of phone scams by identifying "overtrust" in their voices when they interact with the bad guys.

By March 20, 2012


Lost in translation

Google will acquire Global IP Solutions for video and voice, Amazon preps Kindle for Android, and how to tell if a tweet is sarcastic.

By May 18, 2010


Software can tell if you're mean and ugly

Researchers create a tool they say can predict character traits such as dominance and meanness with an accuracy above 90 percent. It can also tell you where you land on the scale of perceived attractiveness.

By August 17, 2011


Software might know if you're depressed

Israeli researchers develop a tool called Pedesis that spots words, phrases, and even metaphors that indicate depression in online text.

By June 23, 2010