What makes an image go viral? The first study of image virality on Google+ reveals some curious tips
Former Facebook chief technology officer Adam D’Angelo is trying to build a repository of expertise and wisdom online. Can it make enough money to stick around?
An app called Wallet.AI wants to put a financial advisor in your pocket.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
A technique called deep learning could help Facebook understand its users and their data better.
Browser builder Opera smartly simplifies the Web on the iPad with touchable tiles.
Twitter seeks to do better at inferring its users’ consumer and political preferences, gender, age, and more.
Computer scientists have developed a technique for reconstructing missing web resources from the context in which they appeared, just like archaeologists in the physical world
Genevieve Bell, director of Intel’s user experience research, says companies building wearable computers haven’t figured out why people might want them.
Anger spreads faster and more broadly than joy, say computer scientists who have analysed sentiment on the Chinese Twitter-like service Weibo.