Data Mining Software Predicts How Depressing the Future Will Be

Try reading the news today and not getting depressed about the future. We're looking at tomorrows full of climate change, looming pandemics, and overpopulation. But just how unhappy do these possible future trends make us? Alberto Pepe, a computer scientist at UCLA wanted to find out. So he collected 10,741 public… » 4/03/08 9:30am 4/03/08 9:30am