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A new study from Stanford University shows how a complex algorithm can identify cars in Google Street View images – and predict the area residents’ voting patterns, as well as income, race, and education. The researchers say their algorithm could improve on that door-to-door canvassing, making it cheaper and faster. So the next time you hear predictions about how your town will vote in the next election, just know that the real pollster is…the algorithm.Feb.04.2018
Everything you need to know about the science of Curling02:34
As the flu season shows signs of leveling off, a look back at how the flu vaccine came to be03:02
Learning to Fly: Wind tunnel training takes ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson to new heights06:15
An algorithm to choose your valentine?02:47
Sliding down at 90 mph: The science behind the fastest sport on ice02:49
This new robot can hold the door for its friend00:52