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Elon Musk's 'boring' machine actually looks pretty interesting - CNET

What does the serial entrepreneur's tunnel-boring machine look like? Well, maybe like this.

4 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Amazon's Alexa just learned to whisper and to bleep your $&@# - CNET

Soon, "speechcons" will make your Amazon Echo or Dot sound a little more human and a little less robot.

3 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Cloudflare debuts a security solution for IoT

 Cloudflare, the content delivery network that promises speed and security for websites, announced today that it’s moving into the internet-of-things industry with a security product ...

11 hours ago from TechCrunch

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A turbo engine for tracing neurons

Putting a turbo engine into an old car gives it an entirely new life—suddenly it can go further, faster. That same idea is now being applied to neuroscience, with a software wrapper that can ...

9 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Crime and virtual punishment

When it comes to crime and punishment, how judges dish out prison sentences is anything but a game.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientific papers that use old and new knowledge get the most attention

An examination of millions of scientific papers and patents reveals works that land in the top 5 percent of the most cited research draw upon a mix of old and new knowledge—significant in a ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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How do babies coordinate gestures and vocalization?

Asier Romero-Andonegi, Aintzane Etxebarria-Lejarreta, Ainara Romero-Andonegi and Irati de Pablo-Delgado, lecturers and researchers at the UPV/EHU's University College of Teacher Training in ...

14 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Lyrebird to offer tech to copy the voice of anyone

(Tech Xplore)—Technology via an application programming interface can copy any person's voice just from a one-minute audio recording.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from TechXplore

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The automation of art: A legal conundrum

In 1968, sociologist Jean Baudrillard wrote on automatism that "contained within it is the dream of a dominated world [...] that serves an inert and dreamy humanity."

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Brickerbot is a vigilante worm that destroys insecure IoT devices

A hacker called The Janitor has created multiple versions of a program called Brickerbot, a system that searches out and bricks insecure IoT devices. A researcher named Pascal Geenens has followed ...

Tue 25 Apr 17 from TechCrunch

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