Stanford University's Jure Leskovec knows more about than you think. With the right tools and information, the computer scientist can predict the next person you will friend on Facebook.
This thing is "Neck Clamp and Impactor." It involves sticking your head inside a neck brace with only a small impact-resistant nanoceramic plate to protect your throat from a rocket launcher. The project begs the question: Do you feel lucky?
Imagine: You walk into a bar and instantly your iPhone tells you there are five people there who also like classic death metal and produce photography. Well Mac Rumors found an Apple patent that may do just that.
Paul, an intern on Facebook's data infrastructure engineering team, recently took a sample of about ten million pairs of friends from Facebook's data warehouse and plotted out their relationships. The result? A stunningly beautiful—and accurate—map of the world.
It can be tough to find fascinating people to follow on Twitter, but now and then you'll find someone whose tweets perfectly match your interests and you'll wish there were more people like that. Well, now Twitter will help you find those folks—if they exist:
Have you ever wanted to link to a specific comment on Gizmodo to share with beloved Friends? It's much easier than you think, here's how:
Remember a few weeks ago when we showed you how to make Friends on Gizmodo? Did you know you can leave your new friends messages? Here's how:
Commenting on Gizmodo isn't hard, essentially it should be fun and enlightening. Some of our commenters have trouble understanding that and instead they choose to be dumb.
I'd like to kiss whoever at Apple decided to do this: today's free iTunes "discovery download" is the first movement of avant-garde composer John Cage's 4'33", which is to say, it's 1:46 of nothing.
We don't want you to feel like a loner so we've given commenters the ability to make friends, it's extremely simple and for most of you it will be much easier than in real life. Sorry that last bit was a joke, I'm sure you have no problem making friends...
U-Tsu-Shi-O-Mi is a system that lets you both see and touch a virtual humanoid. Developed by Michihiko Shoji, it works by combining a head mounted display with a creepy green sensor-laden robot. As you interact with the bot, not only will it react accordingly, but you'll be able to see the virtual buddy via the HMD…