Facebook Stock Price to Twitter Sentiment Correlation

If you had traded FB Stock the IPO Opening day based on Twitter sentiment signals, how would you have done? Think Twitter could be a valid indicator of Facebook Stock Price?Probably pretty well! Claims data collection and analysis company Datasift.They monitored Twitter’s social data and its relation to the Facebook stock price. What they found ...

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TweetFuel: Measure Twitter with a FuelBand

Awesome hack by StinkDigital - they setup a Nike+ FuelBand to measure the “health” of their twitter account. It’s been rigged up via an Arduino board and motor kit to read #TweetFuel tagged tweets, digesting each tweeters followers, along with total retweets and mentions to power the spins of the Nike+ FuelBand, ultimately measuring the health o...

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Viral Video Friday - Cristiano Ronaldo vs Rafa Nadal

Awesome ad featuring wwo of the world’s biggest athletes go head-to-head in a battle of explosive speed. On-court, Rafael Nadal’s supremacy is almost unrivaled, but against Cristiano Ronaldo and the new Mercurial Vapor VIII, things get interesting. Start serving soft balls, and slowly picking up… I want to see Ronaldo stop a 160mph serve with hi...

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Distorted Celebrity Faces Illusion

Like many interesting scientific discoveries, this one was an accident. Sean Murphy, an undergraduate student, was working alone in the lab on a set of faces for one of his experiments. He aligned a set of faces at the eyes and started to skim through them. After a few seconds, he noticed that some of the faces began to appear highly deformed an...

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Sergey Brin shows off Project Glass [video]

Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently sat down with the Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom for an hour-long interview. Brin, as he has done in the past, wore the company’s Project Glass prototype, and even allowed Newsom to test them out. During the interview it is revealed that the device features a touch-sensitive trackpad that al...

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