Computer Science

Jacobs School/UCSD

Computers Can Now Automatically Stereotype 'Hipsters' and 'Bikers'

Scientists have trained algorithms to determine your "urban tribe" from your online photos.

Girls Who Code

The Power of Teaching Girls to Code

A growing summer camp is giving young women the skills they need to get high-paying tech jobs, before they've even graduated from high school.

Adam Sadilek

Can Twitter Predict Where You'll Get Food Poisoning?

A new system tracks food illness by parsing mountains of geo-tagged data.

Shutterstock

Commuter Hack of the Day: Help Out Researchers While You Wait for the Bus

Those digital screens at bus shelters can be used for crowd-sourced academic research.

WalkSafe

3 Next-Gen Apps for the Stressed-Out Urbanite

Too busy to worry about little things like "health" or "pedestrian safety"? Your smartphone is on it.