Monday, September 21, 2009

“Gay-Dar” – An Internet Reality

At varsity you are always asked to do unreal projects in unreal time spans, much like the real word. Recently two IT-Students at MIT worked on a project in the Ethnics class that reads your facebook profile. That's not all your information can tell this application. By looking at your friends, this application can tell if the person in question is gay or not! Nicknamed the “GayDar” by fellow students this application is part the field of social network analysis field, your information can be examined and because of what the connections between people can tell us, it is quite accurate at predicting who might be a terrorist or even the likelihood of a persons happiness .

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