On Wednesday, the UK newspaper The Guardian published this headline: "NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily." Under an on-going top-secret court order requested by the FBI, it turns out, the National Security Agency requires Verizon's business division to give the NSA the records of all the phone calls made in its system everyday.
Muthu Alagappan was interning at a Palo-Alto-based startup when, on a whim, decided to feed the company’s proprietary data analysis software with NBA stats. The results led to him to the discovery that there are actually 13 player positions in basketball, as opposed to the standard 5.
When it comes to sex, society teaches us that men are driven by lust, while women crave emotional connections. But in “What Do Women Want: Adventures in the Science of Female Desire,” Daniel Bergner re-examines those societal assumptions about female sexuality.