Intel: How big data helps first responders

Police officers and firefighters are leveraging big data to do their jobs more efficiently and more accurately. In a life or death situation, it’s discouraging to think that emergency services might not be able to locate someone in distress. According to a New...

Bai: The future of the flavor with tastebud hacking

You don’t have to be Proust to know how smell invokes a memory – or how touch changes mood. Our senses are connected and clearly shape our awareness. Taste is no different and it’s all powered by the brain. Knowing this, scientists, psychologists, and restauranteurs...

Bai: The quantified diet

Just as the connected home syncs all of our necessary and leisure devices together to our own personal harmonies, the quantified self movement helps keep tabs on all of behavior – from measuring our finances and sleep patterns to exercise regiments and eating habits....
Bai: Food and music pairings

Bai: Food and music pairings

If you’ve ever heard a sound and had it trigger a sense of color – or seen a color and suddenly tasted a flavor, you have synesthesia, a rare and often misunderstood neurological phenomenon in which one sense triggers another one. Less than 0.2% of the population...

Intel: Space weather predicts conditions on Earth

Studying weather in space helps researchers predict weather here on Earth.  The idea of studying weather might call to mind local meteorologists pointing at a big map, reporting school delays and igniting community ire when good science proves imperfect. But...