Another website is telling users it altered the information its users saw as part of a social experiment.
In a blog post, OKCupid announced the results of three experiments it had conducted. In one, profile photos were obscured. In a second, profile text was hidden to see how personality ratings were affected. In a third, it told users they were more or less compatible with someone.
Local researchers are at the forefront of what could be a birth control revolution. They are working on a microchip that could control a woman’s hormones, and prevent pregnancy for up to 16 years.
The prosthesis named after the artificial arm that Luke Skywalker received in Star Wars, is built from tiny computers, accelerometers, gyroscopes, 3-D printed materials.
A start-up with offices in Boston and Philadelphia has come up with a clever way to stage an intervention for friends who constantly tweet cliche pictures on Instagram.
A new high tech baby monitor tracks everything a baby does while sleeping.
This burning question comes up as we read about claims by the Federal Trade Commission that a locally-based website, jerk.com, broke federal law.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu explores the risks of Bitcoin.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu looks at Pandora’s new ads that will allow political campiagns to target specific groups of people.
Facebook announced Thursday that its 159 million U.S. users now have dozens of options for completing the gender question on their profiles. The social media giant has been working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups to expand the choices beyond male and female. The result: a “custom” option that lets users pick from about 50 terms, including transsexual, androgynous and intersex.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu looks at the “business microscope.”
High school students competed in the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition in Manchester, N.H. on Friday, March 4.
The newest and greatest in consumer electronics were on display at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the most prestigious schools in the nation for a reason.
Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics […]