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# algorithm - Monday 6 March, 2017

Google vows fix for 'inappropriate' search results

The search engine was bringing people to fake news.

# algorithm - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge Facebook's 'related' algorithm made quite a serious slip up today Nope

Facebook's 'related' algorithm made quite a serious slip up today

Robots just don’t understand tact.

# algorithm - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge Can't get harder than this: Sudoku puzzles must have 17 clues Groundbreaking

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

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.