Mistaken analysis

Google flu trends has long been the go-​​​​to example for anyone asserting the rev­o­lu­tionary poten­tial of big data. Since 2008 the com­pany has claimed it could use counts of flu-​​​​related […]

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The Virtual Nurse Will See You Now

Researchers at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity have devel­oped a vir­tual nurse and exer­cise coach that are sur­pris­ingly lik­able and effective—even if they’re not quite as affable as the med­ical holo­gram on Star […]

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