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Check-in with facial recognition now possible in Shanghai

It's now possible to check in automatically at Shanghai's Hongqiao airport using facial recognition technology, part of an ambitious rollout of facial recognition systems in China that has raised ...

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Facebook’s former security chief warns of tech’s ‘negative impacts’ -- and has a plan to help solve them

Facebook's former security plans to launch at Institute at Stanford University to help technology companies and the public work together to solve the negative effects technology can have on ...

10 hours ago from The Washington Post

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When the line between machine and artist becomes blurred

With AI becoming incorporated into more aspects of our daily lives, from writing to driving, it's only natural that artists would also start to experiment with artificial intelligence.

14 hours ago from TechXplore

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Guidelines for a standardized data format for use in cross-linguistic studies

An international team of researchers, members of the Cross-Linguistic Data Formats Initiative (CLDF) led by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, has proposed new guidelines ...

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Ultra-light gloves let users 'touch' virtual objects

Scientists from EPFL and ETH Zurich have developed an ultra-light glove – weighing less than 8 grams per finger– that enables users to feel and manipulate virtual objects. Their system provides ...

Mon 15 Oct 18 from TechXplore

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The bizarre thing that happened when a roboticist trained AI to tell people their fortunes

Alexander Reben trained artificial intelligence to create restaurant-style fortune-cookie fortunes. The roboticist didn't expect that the AI would start producing strange and ominous messages, ...

Mon 15 Oct 18 from The Washington Post

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Actors are digitally preserving themselves to continue their careers beyond the grave

Improvements in CGI mean neither age nor death need stop some performers from working.

11 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Energy harvesting and innovative inputs highlight tech show gadgetry

Wearable technology developed at Dartmouth College with the potential to change the way we live and work will be introduced at the 31st ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium (UIST ...

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US Senators ask India's PM to rethink strict data localization plans

Starting on October 15th, global payment giants such as Mastercard, Visa and AMEX would have to store transactions that occurred in India on servers physically located within the country. ...

Sun 14 Oct 18 from Engadget

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