News tagged with information science

Using Facebook when you can't see the faces

As its name implies, a lot of Facebook is about faces: Users upload 350 million photos a day, making visual content a big part of the platform's experience. But this presents challenges to visually impaired users, according ...

dateJan 29, 2016 in Other
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A new quantum approach to big data

From gene mapping to space exploration, humanity continues to generate ever-larger sets of data—far more information than people can actually process, manage, or understand.

dateJan 25, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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Addicted to Facebook—why we keep returning

Admit it, you've thought about walking away from Facebook at one time or another. Perhaps you've gone so far as to shut down your account, swearing never to return, only to meekly log back in a week later.

dateDec 11, 2015 in Internet
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