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Skype data of 500 million people reveals the real patterns of social adoption

Global patterns of adoption spreading are induced by local adoption cascades initiated by multiple spontaneous adopters arriving at a constant rate, amplified by a large number of adoptions ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Database containing names of over 2 million suspected terrorists leaks online

A controversial global database used by numerous banks, governments, and intelligence agencies to identify suspected terrorists and criminals has reportedly leaked online.

3 hours ago from Techspot

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Beyond video games: New artificial intelligence beats tactical experts in combat simulation

Artificial intelligence (AI) developed by a University of Cincinnati doctoral graduate was recently assessed by subject-matter expert and retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee - who ...

Mon 27 Jun 16 from Phys.org

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Get lost in this interactive 3D Calvin and Hobbes comic strip - CNET

Step into the world of Calvin & Hobbes as you've never seen it before: as a 3D comic.

4 hours ago from CNET

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New framework uses patterns to predict terrorist behavior

Government agencies are having difficulty tracking potential terrorist attacks, since terrorists have developed new ways to communicate besides social media. A new framework developed by researchers ...

Tue 28 Jun 16 from Phys.org

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Jaunt opens its industry-leading VR capture tech to other studios

VR production has been highly vertically-integrated, with studios building their own capture rigs, and writing much of their own processing software. Jaunt is now offering its ONE rig and cloud-based ...

Tue 28 Jun 16 from Extremetech

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New method for monitoring internet traffic to detect cyber attacks

The brute force and sheer scale of current Internet attacks put a heavy strain on classic methods of intrusion detection. Moreover, these methods aren't prepared for the rapidly growing number ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Video privacy software lets you select what others can see

Camera-equipped smartphones, laptops and other devices make it possible to share ideas and images with anyone, anywhere, often in real-time. But in our cameras-everywhere culture, the risk of ...

Tue 28 Jun 16 from Phys.org

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New software improves ability to catalog bacterial pathogens

Washington State University researchers have developed a new software tool that will improve scientists' ability to identify and understand bacterial strains and accelerate vaccine development.

Mon 27 Jun 16 from Phys.org

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Sign languages provide insight into universal linguistic short-cuts

Humans have a natural drive to reduce physical effort in nearly every activity, including using language. Instead of saying "goodbye", we often say "bye", getting the same message across with ...

Mon 27 Jun 16 from Phys.org

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