Yahoo!'s 2010 Key Scientific Challenges Program

What do your friends really know about you? How much do they influence your decisions? How often do we stray from the cultural herd? How do groups organize to solve complex problems? Earlier this year, Yahoo! launched the “2010 Key Scientific Challenges Program,” a competition that encourages top graduate students globally to collaborate with Yahoo! […]

What do your friends really know about you? How much do they influence your decisions? How often do we stray from the cultural herd? How do groups organize to solve complex problems? Earlier this year, Yahoo! launched the “2010 Key Scientific Challenges Program,” a competition that encourages top graduate students globally to collaborate with Yahoo! and help invent the future of the Internet. The competition focuses on a variety of scientific issues, from developing algorithms that turn raw information into personally relevant experiences, to discovering insights about online advertising and experimenting with new sociological models for how people engage with the Web.

More info: Key Scientific Challenges Blog Series: Microeconomics & Social Systems