An examination of simple cell-phone records reveals maps of poverty levels, ethnic divides, and the movements of sports fans.
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Storing video and other files more intelligently reduces the demand on servers in a data center.
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Fundamental security problems aren’t solved, computing experts warn.
Sensors that track social behavior highlight the benefits of face-to-face interaction.
Fleets of robotic aircraft could improve weather forecasts.
The managing director of FastCompany.tv and a conference speaker gives his thoughts.
Sending descriptions of data could be more efficient than sending the data itself.
Sandy Pentland is using data gathered by cell phones to learn about human behavior.
MIT researchers used conference badges to collect data on people's interactions and visualize the social network.