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Research Teams Use Summit Supercomputer to Win Gordon Bell Prize

9 hours ago   |   CBR

“Machines like Summit are poised to turbocharge our understanding of genomes at a population scale, enabling a whole new range of science that was simply not possible before it...
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Girls who play video games are three times more likely to study STEM than non-gamers

Girls who play video games are three times more likely to study STEM than non-gamers

12 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

I played a lot of video games when I was a teenager. I have fond memories of hours dedicated to the pixelated missions of the likes of Zelda and Mario Bros on my family's...
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Acknowledgments

1 day ago   |   Pew Internet

This report is made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts. It is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports...
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Our galaxy's supermassive black hole looks amazing in virtual reality

Our galaxy's supermassive black hole looks amazing in virtual reality

1 day ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

If you're anything like us, you're awaiting the first-ever direct-observation photographs of Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of The Milky Way, with...
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9 obscure Python libraries for data science

1 day ago   |   Linuxtoday

Go beyond pandas, scikit-learn, and matplotlib and learn some new tricks for doing data science in Python.
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Breakthrough neural network paves the way for quantum AI

Breakthrough neural network paves the way for quantum AI

1 day ago   |   The Next Web

Italian researchers recently developed the first functioning quantum neural network by running a special algorithm on an actual quantum computer. The team, lead by Francesco...
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The charge of the chatbots: how do you tell who's human online?

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Automated ‘voices' that were supposed to do mundane tasks online also now spread hate speech and polarise opinion. Are they a boon or a threat? Alan Turing's famous test of...
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DT Daily: Global internet, quantum computing prove the future is now

DT Daily: Global internet, quantum computing prove the future is now

3 days ago   |   Digital Trends

Global internet, quantum computing, and fire-resistant exoskeletons may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but as we learned on today's episode of DT Daily, all these...
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A beginner's guide to AI: Human-level machine intelligence

A beginner's guide to AI: Human-level machine intelligence

4 days ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Welcome to TNW's beginner's guide to AI. This five part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide...
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Federal government launches ‘Connecting Families' broadband internet program

Federal government launches ‘Connecting Families' broadband internet program

4 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

The federal government is now contacting families eligible to participate in Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada's ‘Connecting Families' initiative. According...
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Black Friday flash sale: Save up to £55 on this top-quality Sony Walkman

Black Friday flash sale: Save up to £55 on this top-quality Sony Walkman

Black Friday is coming in just a few days now, and the Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 deals are coming in thick and fast ahead of the big day. As well as deals specifically... Read more ...

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Review: The Spyro Reignited trilogy is delightful, gorgeous, and really...

Review: The Spyro Reignited trilogy is delightful, gorgeous, and really frustrating

After a lengthy delay, the Spyro Reignited Trilogy finally hit shelves last week. I've been playing it nonstop ever since, and as a longtime fan of the little purple guy, I'm... Read more ...

‘Fallout 76' Patch: Massive on Consoles, Aims to Fix Various Issues

‘Fallout 76' Patch: Massive on Consoles, Aims to Fix Various Issues

Fallout 76's first major patch has gone live, and it's a massive file that players with slow internet connections may very well take issue with. The whopping update, which is... Read more ...

Girls who play video games are three times more likely to study STEM than...

Girls who play video games are three times more likely to study STEM than non-gamers

I played a lot of video games when I was a teenager. I have fond memories of hours dedicated to the pixelated missions of the likes of Zelda and Mario Bros on my family's... Read more ...

Instagram is using machine learning to kill off your fake followers

Instagram is using machine learning to kill off your fake followers

Don't freak out if you see your Instagram audience shrink in the near future. The company announced that it's kicking off a clean-up drive to remove bots and fake accounts from... Read more ...

Alexa can now make Skype calls

Alexa can now make Skype calls

Amazon and Microsoft are joining forces to bring a better video calling experience to Alexa devices: Starting today, you can now use Skype on both audio-only Alexa devices like... Read more ...

Some Google Pixel 3 owners can't use the camera due to a critical bug

Some Google Pixel 3 owners can't use the camera due to a critical bug

Issues with the Google Pixel 3 are piling up after customers got hands on it nearly a month ago. Now, some device owners find they can't use the camera due to a disastrous bug... Read more ...