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For better or worse, memes are a part of the online culture, and they are especially prevalent on social media sites. This presented a problem for Facebook, both in terms of tracking down content that runs afoul of its terms of service, and in deciding which content its users are likely to be interested in seeing. So, the company went and developed a large-scale machine learning system named Rosetta to better understand memes. As you might already known, Facebook relies heavily on algorithms to sift and sort through content. There are simply too many users and too many posts to lay content moderation solely on the shoulders of human workers. Facebook employs flesh and blood moderators too, of... Read more...
If you're looking for bandwagons that are heating up as the new decade gets set to begin, look no further than these two: 3D and Augmented Reality. The former has gained all sorts of industry support, from film producers to consumer electronics mainstays, while the latter is still building a loyal following underground. But at this rate, it won't be long before AR is a common word in the every day techie's vocabulary, and if we really want to take a wild stab at things, we'd say that MTV will be using this stuff on air (in a goofy manner, no less) within just a few years. Predictions aside, Rosetta is looking to make that push towards the mainstream relatively early on by introducing an augmented... Read more...