Project Jengo Celebrates One Year Anniversary by Releasing Prior Art

Today marks the one year anniversary of Project Jengo, a crowdsourced search for prior art that Cloudflare created and funded in response to the actions of Blackbird Technologies, a notorious patent troll. Blackbird has filed more than one hundred lawsuits asserting dormant patents without engaging…

New system uses Twitter, artificial intelligence to predict floods

Researchers said AI can be used to extract data from Twitter and crowdsourced information from mobile phone apps to monitor urban flooding. Photo: AFP London: Scientists are combining Twitter, citizen science and cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to develop an early-warning system for flood-prone communities….