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Algorithm Is First to Identify Faces Better Than Humans Can

Let's face it, from trivia to teaching, computers are doing things we thought were uniquely human and doing them better. Now, facial recognition, a skill humans once dominated, has a new champion. ...

2 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Finally: A browser add-on that lets you copy and paste text out of images and memes

Have you ever ended up on one of those awful websites where the text is saved as an image, preventing you from selecting or copying it? Or maybe you want to share the text from a comic, screenshot, ...

7 hours ago from Extremetech

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A key to enjoying massive online photo files may be giving up some control

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Microsoft Research Cambridge, United Kingdom, have found people who have massive online photo collections might actually enjoy their archives more ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Change 'authoritarian' football culture to produce future stars, says research

Premier League soccer stars are subjecting their club's junior players to regular insults and practical jokes in a humiliating rite of passage, the British Sociological Association's annual ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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The pattern of cybercrime uncovered

Featured | Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: SecurityA new report finds that just nine basic attack types make up 92% of security incidents. The pattern is remarkably consistent over ...

22 hours ago from iTWire

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Carnegie Mellon system lets iPad users explore data with their fingers

Spreadsheets may have been the original killer app for personal computers, but data tables don't play to the strengths of multi-touch devices such as tablets. So researchers at Carnegie Mellon ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Explore Barcelona's Architectural Past With a Colorful Interactive Map

Exploring a city on foot is one way to get a feel for the place, but there's always tons of history hidden behind the street-side facades that you'd never really get just by looking at them. ...

1 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Sweet! 3D-printed figures made from sugar (pictures)

Julian Sing combines his passions for 3D printing and baking to create inntricate works of art from sugar and water.

2 hours ago from CNET Crave

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Oculus Rift Gives You A Taste Of The USS Voyager Bridge

Fans of the Star Trek universe, heads up! Literally, of course, since here we are with something from the Oculus Rift that might make you get lost for hours on end as you explore the bridge ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Ubergizmo

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USAID Funds Community-based Digital Communications

The NY Times reports the State Department has provided $2.8 million to a team of American hackers, community activists and software geeks to a mesh network, as a way for dissidents abroad to ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from dailywireless.org

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