In the recently published book "Big Data for Regional Science" edited by Laurie Schintler and  Zhenhua Chen, Nick Malleson, Sarah Wise, and Alison Heppenstall and myself have a #chapter entitled: Big Data, Agents and the City. In the chapter we discuss how #big #data can be used with respect to building more powerful agent-based models. Specifically how data from say social media could be used to inform agents behaviors and their dynamics; along with helping with the calibration and validation of such models with a emphasis on urban systems. Below you can read the abstract of the read more...

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Saudi Arabia became the first country to give full #rights and #citizenship to a robot. Here?s the story from the Daily Wire: The oil-rich kingdom recently granted #women the right to drive, but restricts nearly all other human rights to women. In fact, some women who are raped are actually whipped for having sex outside read more...

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Saudi Arabia became the first country to give full #rights and #citizenship to a robot. Here?s the story from the Daily Wire: The oil-rich kingdom recently granted #women the right to drive, but restricts nearly all other human rights to women. In fact, some women who are raped are actually whipped for having sex outside read more...

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Salesforce Releases New Research on the 'Salesforce Economy' -- Creating 3.3 Million New Jobs and $859 Billion in ...Markets InsiderSAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce [NYSE: CRM], the global leader in CRM, today announced #new #research from IDC, commissioned by Salesforce, detailing how Salesforce and its ecosystem of customers and partners will drive 3.3 ...and read more...

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GlamourHow Taylor Swift is Counting on Fashion to Change Her 'Reputation'GlamourFans have already interpreted this showdown as a battle between two different versions of Taylor's persona, a metaphor Swift has utilized in past music videos and used #fashion to really drive home. She'll dress her villains in black, her heroines in ...and read more...

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GlamourHow Taylor Swift is Counting on Fashion to Change Her 'Reputation'GlamourFans have already interpreted this showdown as a battle between two different versions of Taylor's persona, a metaphor Swift has utilized in past music videos and used #fashion to really drive home. She'll dress her villains in black, her heroines in ...and read more...

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Manager, Consumer ResearchCharlotte AgendaThis position will be accountable to be the voice of the fan for the #industry, building, managing and #data mining various data sets and dashboards, interacting with stakeholders across the industry and helping to drive strategies with executives. Learn read more...

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ABC NEWS 4Local law #enforcement #agencies participate in National Drug Take-Back DayABC NEWS 4The DEA and other local, Lowcountry law enforcement agencies put drop off boxes at the Charleston Police Department, Citadel Mall, James Island Lowe's on Daniel Ellis Drive, and Johns Island shopping center on Maybank Highway. Meanwhile, The Mount ...and read more...

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ABC NEWS 4Local law #enforcement #agencies participate in National Drug Take-Back DayABC NEWS 4The DEA and other local, Lowcountry law enforcement agencies put drop off boxes at the Charleston Police Department, Citadel Mall, James Island Lowe's on Daniel Ellis Drive, and Johns Island shopping center on Maybank Highway. Meanwhile, The Mount ...and read more...

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ABC NEWS 4Local law #enforcement #agencies participate in National Drug Take-Back DayABC NEWS 4The DEA and other local, Lowcountry law enforcement agencies put drop off boxes at the Charleston Police Department, Citadel Mall, James Island Lowe's on Daniel Ellis Drive, and Johns Island shopping center on Maybank Highway. Meanwhile, The Mount ...and read more...

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BWS responding to #broken #water main in KailuaHawaii News NowBoard of Water Supply crews are working to repair a broken water main in Kailua. BWS officials say 18 customers are without water as a result of the break on Keolu Drive. Only one lane on Keolu Drive is open near Akalani Loop. The BWS is asking read more...

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After a long touchdown run early, the Chargers? running game couldn?t keep up with the Patriots? passing attack. The Los Angeles Chargers will head into their bye week 3-5 after losing in Foxboro to the New England Patriots in a game that was defined by three things: An 87-yard touchdown run for Melvin Gordon in the 1st quarter, after which he was ineffective. An insane gaffe from Travis Benjamin, who ran back into his own end zone during a punt return and was tackled for a safety. Tom Brady?s ability to wiggle away from the Chargers? pass rush most of the time. That?s it! There were read more...

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The Mercury NewsDiesel spills into Canoas Creek in San JoseThe Mercury NewsAbout 11 a.m. Sunday, a passerby noticed a rainbow sheen on the creek's surface near Lean Avenue and Madison Drive. The pedestrian called the San Jose Valley Water District and 911. San Jose Fire responded and deployed a hazardous materials read more...

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The Mercury NewsDiesel spills into Canoas Creek in San JoseThe Mercury NewsAbout 11 a.m. Sunday, a passerby noticed a rainbow sheen on the creek's surface near Lean Avenue and Madison Drive. The pedestrian called the San Jose Valley Water District and 911. San Jose Fire responded and deployed a hazardous materials read more...

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Rewind the clock 5, 10 or fifteen years. Would anyone have imagined that we would be able to press a button on our phones and minutes later have a person pick us up in their vehicles to safety drive us to our destination? Not us, that's for sure. Now, imagine that that "sharing #economy" that brought […] The post Fretish Brings The Sharing Economy to Guitars appeared first on read more...

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The Jeep ZS1 Zombie Slayer?Because the Zombie Apocalypse is no time to #drive a Prius! Yes, this is a real #car. Here's why you should drive read more...

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NewsFactor NetworkNew Bug Hits Windows 10 Fall Creators UpdateNewsFactor NetworkThe problem is said to primarily affect those who use a motherboard with Intel's X299 chipset and also have an NVMe SSD drive, as CNET reports (SATA solid-state drives are not running into trouble, apparently). A similar bugbear hit home with the ...and read more...

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The We#stern StarCape St. George man facing #driving chargesThe Western StarAccording to a prepared release from the Bay St. George RCMP, a member saw a side-byside driving illegally on Oceanview Drive in Cape St. George close to midnight on Friday. When the member attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver fled in the all read more...

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Seahawks' Russell Wilson: Lights up Houston in dramatic fashionCBSSports.comWilson completed 26 of 41 passes for 452 #yards, with four touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 41-38 win over the Texans. Wilson added 30 yards on four carries, scrambling for chunks of 22 and 12 yards on a drive late in the fourth quarter. The ...and read more...

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Seahawks' Russell Wilson: Lights up Houston in dramatic fashionCBSSports.comWilson completed 26 of 41 passes for 452 #yards, with four touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 41-38 win over the Texans. Wilson added 30 yards on four carries, scrambling for chunks of 22 and 12 yards on a drive late in the fourth quarter. The ...and read more...

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