Traffic at the Intersection of Sensor Data and Social Media

Dublin has one of the most advanced intelligent traffic systems in Europe. The city is full of sensors at its intersections (induction loops counting cars, remotely controlled traffic lights, and traffic cameras) and on its bus fleet equipped with on-board satellite positioning units, all streaming data in real-time. Now, it is turning to crowdsourcing. The […]

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Turning Mobile Security Upside Down

Hackers won’t know which way your passcode points with this patent  By James Kozloski, Computational and Applied Neuroscience scientist, IBM Research  How many numbers long is your smartphone’s log in passcode? The standard four digits? (If you don’t use a login password, you should!) Because my work email and calendar are on my phone, I […]

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