Holiday Families

An interesting pair of infographics have been floating around social media this holiday season. They both show the same thing, but from different perspectives. They are both charts that help you untangle near and distant family relationships. What is a…

A Robot Reporter?

Radiolab and Wired magazine each ran a story recently about a computer program they called a “robot scientist”. Its actual name is Eureqa. The Radio Lab story gave a compelling portrait of Eureqa’s capabilities. Just by looking at how a…