Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles that could bake old attitudes into new technology.
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Tagged A.I., artificial intelligence, biases, computers, learning, machine learning, science, teaching, technology |
Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college.
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Tagged A.I., Aristo, artificial intelligence, computers, intelligence, logic, natural language, reasoning, science, technology, testing |
Lab officials predict it will be the first American machine to reach a milestone called “exascale” performance, surpassing a quintillion calculations per second.
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Tagged Aurora, computers, Cray, Department of Energy, exascale, Intel, science, supercomputer, technology |
Lovelace thought of math and logic as creative and imaginative, and her writings about computing in the mid-1800s earned her recognition as the first computer programmer.
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Tagged Ada Lovelace, computers, logic, math, mathematics, obituary, programming, science, technology, women |
Bob Murphy was born without the pinky, ring and middle fingers on his right hand. With VR, he was able to feel them for the very first time.
Man Reports Sensation In Missing Fingers Using Oculus Touch
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Tagged computer graphics, computers, health, medicine, Oculus Rift, Oculus Touch, phantom limbs, psychology, science, technology, virtual reality, VR |
‘The Lawnmower Man’ is Coming to VR as an Original Multi-Episode Series – Road to VR
The virtual reality company Jaunt will be producing five TV series for VR systems, including
Lawnmower Man, Miss Gloria, Luna, The Enlightened Ones, and Bad Trip (from the creators of Harold and Kumar 3D).
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Tagged Bad Trip, comedy, computers, entertainment, Harold and Kumar 3D, humor, Jaunt, Luna, Miss Gloria, science fiction, series, technology, Television, The Enlightened Ones, The Lawnmower Man, TV, virtual reality, VR |
The Web’s Creator Looks to Reinvent It – The New York Times
CERN researcher Tim Berners-Lee and other founding fathers of the World Wide Web are working to rewrite its constitution for a more independent version not subjected to government and corporate control.
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Tagged archiving, CERN, communication, computers, independence, information technology, Internet, IT, Tim Berners-Lee, Wayback Machine, World Wide Web |
Computer scientists have a way to manipulate videos to change a person’s facial expressions in real time.
ScienceTake | Making Faces – Video – NYTimes.com
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Tagged communication, computers, expressions, manipulation, photography, real-time, technology, video |