Spam filters and AI help figure out what animals do all day

The pond-dwelling Hydra is not a very complex little animal but it does have a complex repertoire of moves that aren’t clear until after extensive human observation. Examining these moves took a

RAD is a new system to help the visually impaired play racing games

A PhD candidate in Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, Brian A. Smith, created a new system for blind gamers who want to get a little racing in. The system, called racing auditory display or RAD

Where Is The Disrupt NY 2014 Hackathon Winner Now?

With Disrupt NY 2015 only a month away, we thought it’d be fun to look back at the winner of the Disrupt NY 2014 Hackathon to see what they’ve been up to in the last year. As you may recall, the v

Lots Of Hollywood Interest In Making Bilton’s Twitter Book A Movie

Interest is swirling at Sony and several other major Hollywood studios around Nick Bilton’s book “Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal“, TechCrunch has learne

Columbia gets into the sports watch market in a big way

Columbia just jumped head first into the sports watch buisness with nine different model lines spanning three distinct market segments. Chances are that if you need a watch for an outdoors activity, o

Bugathermo Heated Boot: Don't do it

The Internet just pissed itself this morning about these rechargeable boots that warm your feet for up to eight hours. Seriously. Boots with built-in warming devices. By Columbia. For $250. Get out of

Sony's Columbia Picture flicks not available on NXE Netflix streaming

Well what do we have here? Now that NXE is live for everyone, it seems that Columbia Pictures movies are not available for XBox Netflix streaming. Unfortunately there is no way to tell if the movi