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Bianca Bosker

What It's Like To Online Date At 76

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology

Barbara Rose Brooker has been single for over 28 years. Six years ago, at age 70, Brooker tried a new approach to her love life: online dating. ...

Bianca Bosker

How Eye-Tracking Technology Can Ensure You Never Look Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology

Over the past several decades, computers have evolved to become ever more sensitive to our cues. Room-sized machines controlled by punch cards were gr...

Bianca Bosker

How To Author Over 1 Million Books

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology

INSEAD marketing professor Philip Parker has, by his estimation, authored over 1 million books. His name is on their covers, but he hasn’t actua...

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This Is The Face Of A 'Computer' From 1946

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.25.2013 | Technology

Eleanor Kolchin was once a computer. When she accepted her first full-time job in 1946, “computers” were people, not machines: As a programmer ...

Bianca Bosker

Life As A Google Maps Editor

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology

When users report a problem with Google Maps -- a missing roundabout, a road closure, a one-way street that's marked incorrectly -- it's Nick Volmar w...

Bianca Bosker

Why The Next Big DJ Will Be An Algorithm

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.17.2013 | Technology

Professor and entrepreneur Francisco Vico is staking out new ground for machines by proving they can reach beyond artificial intelligence to a higher ...

Bianca Bosker

Life With Mind-Reading Machines

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.02.2013 | Technology

Smile: Your computer is watching. Affectiva, a three-year-old startup that grew out of MIT’s Media Lab, is teaching machines to understand what y...

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Life As A Social Media Major

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.17.2012 | Technology

#A+: Starting in the fall of 2013, Newberry College students will be able to major in social media. The curriculum includes courses like SOM 101: I...

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Life As A YouTube Talent Scout

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology

Sarah Penna is the co-founder and head of talent management at Big Frame, a new breed of talent agency that represents YouTube celebrities and viral v...

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What It's Like To Never Forget

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology

Memoto CEO and co-founder Martin Källström is building a postage-stamp-sized wearable camera that can document every moment of his life -- or yours ...

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Life As The Voice Of Facebook

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology

When Facebook speaks to you, it’s Alicia Dougherty-Wold who’s talking. Dougherty-Wold oversees Facebook’s content strategists, a team of exac...