Is Twitter as much of a cesspool of bots, trolls and bullies as its critics say? The company wants to measure the overall health of conversations on its platform to decide. Read more at CNN.
Day: March 4, 2018
Enough. It’s time. You’ve decided to reclaim your morning commute by spending it on something substantive. No more bottomless Instagram feeds and auto-playing YouTube videos for you! Read more at Wired.
With their new mouthguard-mounted head impact monitoring system, Prevent Biometrics hopes to help researchers collect as much data about head impacts as possible. And with that data, they hope to change how athletes and coaches deal with concussions for the… Read More ›
Pheramor, a Houston-based online dating startup, claims to use your DNA as the secret sauce in its matchmaking formulation. The company launched in its home metropolis, with plans to soon expand to other US cities. Read more at Wired.
A new data study shows that the number of teenagers sending and receiving sexts is on the rise. Read more at The Washington Post.
While consumers are using smart home speakers to listen to music and answer questions, they’re also increasingly using them to buy things. Voice shopping is already a $2 billion business and projected to grow to $40 billion within four years…. Read More ›
Each time Americans visit retail websites on their phones, they’re spending less time but more money. The amount of money people spent per visit to online retailers has increased 27 percent since the beginning of 2015, according to Adobe Analytics…. Read More ›
Libertana Home Health is using Amazon’s Alexa to give residents at one independent living program an mHealth assistant, ready to dispense reminders, check on schedules and contact care providers. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
There’s a new generation of cameras that understand what they see. They’re eyes connected to brains, machines that no longer just see what you put in front of them, but can act on it — creating intriguing and sometimes eerie… Read More ›