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DeepMind AI beats humans at deciphering damaged ancient Greek tablets

An AI was trained on thousands of ancient Greek engravings to fill the gaps where there are missing or damaged words

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Newscientist

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Blockchain voting: Vulnerable to hackers, software glitches, bad ID photos, and more

A developing technology called "blockchain" has gotten attention from election officials, startups and even Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang as a potential way to boost voter turnout ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Recovering 'lost dimensions' of images and video

MIT researchers have developed a model that recovers valuable data lost from images and video that have been "collapsed" into lower dimensions.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Team finds glitch that could affect more than 100 scientific studies

A team of researchers at the University of Hawai?i at M?noa came across a discovery they never intended to uncover when a graduate student attempted to verify calculated data just prior to publication ...

Thu 17 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Deep learning method transforms shapes

Called LOGAN, the deep neural network, i.e., a machine of sorts, can learn to transform the shapes of two different objects, for example, a chair and a table, in a natural way, without seeing ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from ScienceDaily

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New augmented reality system lets smartphone users get hands-on with virtual objects

A new software system developed by Brown University researchers turns cell phones into augmented reality portals, enabling users to place virtual building blocks, furniture and other objects ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Why a computer will never be truly conscious

Many advanced artificial intelligence projects say they are working toward building a conscious machine, based on the idea that brain functions merely encode and process multisensory information. ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Making reservations on the economic hype: Pro sports have little effect on tourism dollars

Government and tourism officials love to tout the economic boon that professional sports bring to their cities.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Do we trust artificial intelligence agents to mediate conflict? Not entirely

We may listen to facts from Siri or Alexa, or directions from Google Maps or Waze, but would we let a virtual agent enabled by artificial intelligence help mediate conflict among team members? ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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A 'sextortion' botnet threatening to release nude videos of victims sent 30,000 phony emails an hour

According to security researchers from Check Point, the bot net, which consisted of 450,000 hijacked computers, was built to black mail victims by threatening to release their alleged nude video.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from Daily Mail

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