A Fitbit and The Internet Discover A Couple’s Pregnancy | Digital Trends


 

Ladies and gentlemen, we may have found the pregnancy test of the 21st century. Or at least it looks like Reddit user YoungPTone did, as he discovered he and his wife are pregnant through very unconventional means, reports BBC.

Source: A Fitbit and The Internet Discover A Couple’s Pregnancy | Digital Trends

New frontiers in cyborgology have been crossed when one of the most intimate of discoveries is mediated, not only by wearable computing, but crowdsourcing.

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Can the public solve Marathon bombings? Web users crowdsource to offer plenty of theories – Boston.com


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Boston Marathon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an interesting test of claims made about the power of social media.

Amateur sleuths have taken to the Internet in an effort to find out who planted the deadly bombs that exploded Monday at the Boston Marathon, uploading photos from the moments before and after the explosions and analyzing them for clues on who may be responsible.

via Can the public solve Marathon bombings? Web users crowdsource to offer plenty of theories – Boston.com.

Do you think the public can or should help?