News tagged with proprietary algorithms

Thwarting the cleverest attackers

In the last 10 years, cryptography researchers have demonstrated that even the most secure-seeming computer is shockingly vulnerable to attack. The time it takes a computer to store data in memory, fluctuations in its power ...

dateMay 01, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Jinni: Semantic Search for Movies

( -- One of the most interesting things I have come across over the Internet is the movie search engine Jinni. Can't think of anything to watch tonight? Type in a phrase, and dozens of moves appear in an attractive ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Internet weblog
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Going for broke

( -- Natasha Schull recalls how in the late 1990s she began observing people in Las Vegas transfixed for hours at video poker and slot machines. What, she wondered, kept them glued to machines until they lost ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in Social Sciences
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