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#Algorithm

# algorithm - Monday 6 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Google vows fix for 'inappropriate' search results I'M FEELING UNLUCKY

Google vows fix for 'inappropriate' search results

The search engine was bringing people to fake news.

# algorithm - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Instagram is changing the way you see those selfie and food photos Disorder

Instagram is changing the way you see those selfie and food photos

It’s following Facebook’s lead by introducing curated timelines for users.

# algorithm - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Soon robots will be able to see the world the same way we do Say What You See

Soon robots will be able to see the world the same way we do

Recognising objects and figuring out if you’re happy or not will soon be the norm, and companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are pushing it forward.

# algorithm - Monday 10 August, 2015

From Business ETC One of the annoying problems with taking photos could be a thing of the past Picture Perfect

One of the annoying problems with taking photos could be a thing of the past

A team of researchers have developed a way to get rid of reflections on photos.

# algorithm - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From Business ETC Google apologises after app mistakenly tags black people as ‘Gorillas’ Algorithm

Google apologises after app mistakenly tags black people as ‘Gorillas’

A Google representative said it was “appalled and genuinely sorry that this happened.”

# algorithm - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Facebook can recognise you in photos even if it can't see your face No Hiding

Facebook can recognise you in photos even if it can't see your face

Its new experimental algorithm is able to recognise people with 83% accuracy.

# algorithm - Friday 24 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How does Facebook decide what to show on your newsfeed? Deciding Factors

How does Facebook decide what to show on your newsfeed?

Filtering through 1,500 stories a day isn’t simple.

# algorithm - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Facebook’s ‘related’ algorithm made quite a serious slip up today

Robots just don’t understand tact.

# algorithm - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Researchers develop algorithm that looks for the most scenic routes The Road Not Taken

Researchers develop algorithm that looks for the most scenic routes

Researchers from Yahoo developed the algorithm and found that on average, the recommended scenic paths were 12% longer than the shortest ones.

# algorithm - Friday 24 January, 2014

From Business ETC Google envisions self-driving cars being used as ad-powered taxis Special Delivery

Google envisions self-driving cars being used as ad-powered taxis

The company was awarded a patent which would allow businesses to offer customers a free or discounted trip to their stores.

# algorithm - Monday 9 December, 2013

From Business ETC Watch: Failsafe tech keeps drone flying even when damaged Smooth Landing

Watch: Failsafe tech keeps drone flying even when damaged

A new failsafe technology allows a drone to recover and stay in the air after a malfunction or motor failure.

# algorithm - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Can't get harder than this: Sudoku puzzles must have 17 clues

It was a Dublin mathematician who finally solved this quandary. Yay!

# algorithm - Friday 5 August, 2011

From Business ETC Facebook considers yet another tweak to its news feed Facebook

Facebook considers yet another tweak to its news feed

Prepare for yet more temporary outcry: Facebook is thinking of changing its News Feed in a pro-advertiser move.