A 72-year-old man dies after falling from a boat near Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan.
DillyTonto writes The "state of the art" in big-data (text) analysis turns out to use a method of categorizing words and documents that, when tested, offered different results for the same data 20% of the time and was flat wrong another 10%, according to researchers at Northwestern. The Researchers offered a more accurate method, but only as an example of how to use community detection algorithms to improve on the leading method (LDA). Meanwhile, a certain percentage of answers from all those big data installations will continue to be flat wrong until they're re-run, which will make them wrong in a different way.
Read more of this story at Slashdot.
In Yemen, Houthi rebels have issued an ultimatum to the country's politicians. They have said that if political leaders fail to fill the country's current political void, they will.
Bitcoin have found a good home in online casinos) on whether or not Marshawn Lynch will grab his crotch after scoring a touchdown in the game.
I have been working on a number of small applications using Elementary. While building these applications I found myself reusing a few of the same gadgets in different places, so I had the idea others might find some of them useful as well.
The world's first paralysed patient to walk again after a pioneering transplant using cells from his nose, is in Britain. Darek Fidyka is here to help raise funds to continue the pioneering research.
Paris, Rome, London: Greece's new prime minister and finance minister are bound for European capital cities, seeking support for their new economic plans. Berlin is conspicuous in its absence from the Syriza itinerary.
An MP calls for an investigation into the impact of delays at Welsh hospitals on the NHS in England.
A 15-storey building has been demolished in Dallas, Texas to make way for the building of a new shopping centre.
Cartoon for Today, Feb 01, 2015