Science news articles about 'digital traces'

  • Missing person

    ... manner. However, a person does leave a digital trail because his or her name ... in these texts to a person. Balog developed a method that uses these digital traces to compile a list of subjects for a person ...
  • Surprising results: Virtual games players stick close to home

    ... , where tens of thousands of people leave digital traces as they chat with one another, perform quests together, form groups and buy and sell goods ...
  • Tracking crime in real time

    Almost everything we do leaves a digital trace, whether we send an email to a friend or make ... 's Ibi and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering are using these digital traces to catch criminals and beef up homeland ...
  • Computational social science: Making the links

    From e-mails to social networks, the digital traces left by life in the modern world are transforming social science.Nature 488 448 doi: 10.1038/488448a
  • Hurricane Sandy's impact measured by millions of Flickr pictures

    ... made landfall in New Jersey. In Quantifying the Digital Traces of Hurricane Sandy on Flickr, to be published ... search for more information about the future. "Our steadily increasing use of digital technology is opening up new and fruitful ways ...
  • Toward a scientific process freed from systemic bias

    ... works - the science of science - can benefit from studying the digital traces generated during the research process, such as peer-reviewed publications. This type of research is crucial ...

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