coondoggie writes: "It seems the nation’s Do Not Call system is under attack. First The Federal Trade Commission today issued a warning about scammers looking to gather personal information by pretending to represent the National Do Not Call Registry. Secondly, despite or perhaps because of a record number of consumers in the registry, close to 210 million, the number of consumer complaints about unwanted telemarketing calls increased over 638,000 in 2011 alone..."
adeelarshad82 writes: Researchers at MIT have developed an algorithm that determines which drivers will run a red light, within one to two seconds before a potential collision. The research based on 15,000 cars at a busy intersection monitored various factors to determine which cars were were likely to run a red light. They found that their predictions were correct about 85 percent of the time, which is about 15-20 percent better than existing traffic prediction algorithms.