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The Week In Review: IoT


Analysis Adam Greenfield writes about the privacy and technology issues raised by the Internet of Things in this piece, an adapted extract from his new book, "Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life." “The Internet of Things presents many new possibilities, and it would be foolish to dismiss those possibilities out of hand. But we would also be wise to approach the entire domain wi... » read more

System Bits: Oct. 20


Automating big-data analysis Until now, big-data analysis consisted of searching for buried patterns that had some kind of predictive power but picking which “features” of the data to analyze usually required some human intuition. Now, however, MIT researchers are aiming to take the human element out of big-data analysis with a new system that they say not only searches for patterns but... » read more