Thought Leadership at Rocket Fuel

The Photo Editing Future Is Based on Machine Learning

Should the weather affect how you edit a photo? Other than finding one that makes your skin look great, what's goes into choosing the perfect Instagram filter? Well, if you tap into Big Data, there are endless factors that (when coupled with the right algorithm)…read more»

How an Earthquake Woke Up Half the Bay Area, in One Chart

You know that Earthquake that struck northern California on Sunday? Well, the timing was a little inconvenient. In case you were curious about the early-morning rumbling's effects, the following infographic is based on sleep-pattern data for residents of the afflicted cities. The result? A very groggy…read more»

Aug 27, 2014 / Big data

Robo Brain Project Wants to Turn the Internet Into a Robotic Hivemind

The cool thing about intelligent machines is that they don't just learn from their experiences, they can tap into the knowledge of enormous networks of others. In real time, these robots can know what other robots know as it's being learned, then apply it to…read more»

Aug 26, 2014

Human Workers Will Take Orders from Robots, and They Will Like It

At some point, we're going to need to start preparing for robot coworkers...and even bosses. But how much will we enjoy working with robot teammates? Apparently, quite a bit. The study, published recently in Robotics: Science and Systems, examined productivity and job satisfaction in environments where people and robots…read more»

Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New Ai That Does Anything You Ask

Anyone who's tried to use Siri for more than very simple tasks usually has nothing to show for it but frustration. But like any major technology, the earliest versions are rudimentary—but serve as the foundation for a quick succession of major advancements.  When Apple announced the…read more»