New Software Looks to Predict the Future From Newspaper Headlines
Software that predicts the news of tomorrow by analyzing the headlines of yesterday sounds like the plot of a Nicolas Cage movie, but it's really happening. Researchers at Microsoft and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a system that predicts outbreaks of disease and violence by analyzing newspaper headlines. The system was tested on over two decades of New York Times archives, and accurately predicted outcomes 70 to 90 percent of the time.Read on...
Etsy User Will Photoshop Nicholas Cage’s Head on Your Body for $12
Need a picture of Nicolas Cage's head photoshopped onto your body in 2 hours or less? First of all, what is wrong with you? Second, there's someone who will be more than happy to do that. Etsy user JazzberryBlue is currently running a promotion where he will perform this service for you at the low, low cost of $12. That's not even the only dish on the menu.Read on...
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Cageflix Lets You Add Every Nicolas Cage Movie to Your Netflix Queue; That’s About It
Wonder-Tonic's Mike Lacher has come up with a Netflix management tool that is, depending on the way you look at it, either brilliantly useless or cunningly useful: Cageflix, as he calls it, lets you add up to 49 of Nicolas Cage's 49 Netflix-available movies to your Netflix queue. In addition -- well, actually, that's about all it does. Pretty nifty though, eh?Read on...