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Four short links: 1 October 2012

Four short links: 1 October 2012

Crowdsourcing Flights, Teaching Programming, Redeploying Finance Engineers, and Recognising Cat Faces

  1. FlightfoxReal people compete to find you the best flights. Crowdsourcing beating algorithms …. (via NY Times)
  2. Code Monster (Crunchzilla) — a fun site for parents to learn to program with their kids. Loving seeing so much activity around teaching kids to program. (via Greg Linden)
  3. Telling People to Leave Finance (Cathy O’Neil) — There’s an army of engineers in finance that could be putting their skills to use with actual innovation rather than so-called financial innovation.
  4. Kittydar (GitHub) — cat face recognition in Javascript.
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ePayments Week: Freemium is fruitful for mobile games

ePayments Week: Freemium is fruitful for mobile games

In-app purchases make free games pay, and iOS 5 reportedly adds facial recognition.

A report says that purchases through free mobile games are becoming the largest share of all mobile games revenue. Also, reports of a facial recognition API in iOS 5 surface, and a new technology tries to sell merchants on using consumers' webcams to scan their credit cards.

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Radar's top stories: June 6-10, 2011

Radar's top stories: June 6-10, 2011

Face recognition is here to stay, why everyone needs to learn JavaScript, and the secrets of Node's success

This week on Radar: Tim O'Reilly offered a different take on Facebook's face recognition technology, a self-described JavaScript "hater" explained why everyone now needs to learn the language, and the secrets of Node's success were revealed.

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Strata Week: The fears of face recognition

Strata Week: The fears of face recognition

Fears over Facebook's face recognition, hacked passwords get analyzed, and a video game taps historical data.

Stories this week examine some of the fears — real and imagined — around our social data, our privacy and security. But in case we forget the great things social data can build, we also look at the archival data behind the video game “L.A. Noire.”

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Facebook's face recognition strategy may be just the ticket

Facebook's face recognition strategy may be just the ticket

Face recognition is here to stay.

Facebook's face recognition may provide a great strategy for cutting the Gordian Knot on this thorny privacy problem.

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