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Discrimination, lack of diversity, and societal risks of data mining highlighted in big data

A special issue of Big Data presents a series of insightful articles that focus on Big Data and Social and Technical Trade-Offs. Despite the dramatic growth in big data affecting many areas ...

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'Sword Scroll' reveals top tips for becoming a samurai

The Sword Scroll was translated into modern Japanese by Fumio Manaka, a master in the Japanese martial art of Kobudo, and then into English by Eric Shahan, a Japanese translator.

16 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Adaptive cyber security decision support to prevent cyber attacks

Recognising the complexity of cyber attacks and the multi-stakeholder nature of tackling cyber security are the key components of a new data-driven cyber security system being developed by experts ...

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Using mathematical methods to study complex biological networks

Complex biological processes such as metabolism often involve thousands of compounds coupled by chemical reactions. These process chains are described by researchers as chemical reaction networks. ...

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Julia 0.6 Improves Type Handling

The latest version of Julia has been released with what has been described as a sweeping overhaul of the type system and numerous improvements to syntax and to the standard library. Read more...

9 hours ago from iProgrammer

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New research could help humans see what nature hides

Things are not always as they appear. New visual perception research at The University of Texas at Austin, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, explains the natural ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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Google’s multitasking neural net can juggle eight things at once

Deep-learning systems can struggle to handle more than one task, but a fresh approach by Google Brain could turn neural networks into jacks of all trades

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Newscientist

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CEOs use VR headsets to experience 'realities' of homelessness

The incident has been widely criticised and described as 'dystopian'

Mon 26 Jun 17 from The Independent

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MIT origami algorithm creates any 3D shape with minimal seams

Back in 1999, Erik Domaine was a PhD student who created an algorithm that determined the folding patterns necessary to turn a piece of paper into any 3D shape. However, the algorithm ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Equipping form with function

Common toys such as steerable cars or waving wind-up figures are available as 3D-printable models, which also contain their mechanical components. However, these mechanical structures are optimized ...

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