Spreadtweet is a tool that offers a fake user-interface for your Twitter conversations, presenting them within an Office 2003 or Office 2007 design. Whilst you look like you are working in Excel, you're really reading your tweets. As it's based on Adobe Air, you can use Spreadtweet across Windows, Mac and Linux computers and there are different user-interface's depending on your OS.
Could be used for everything from search-and-rescue robots to wearable tech
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IBM hopes that its new tool will avoid bias in artificial intelligence
Found by calculating the strength of the material deep inside the crust of neutron stars