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Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis goes online for first time

Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis, 'Properties of expanding universes', has been made freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world after being made accessible via the University of Cambridge's ...

17 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Researchers see gathering of cyber-storm clouds in botnet

Security people at Check Point Research have warned us and it is not very pretty. A new Internet of Things botnet storm is in the wings. The team turned up the siren on October 19, warning of ...

17 minutes ago from TechXplore

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New simulation technology to predict refugee destinations could improve aid efforts

A computer simulation of refugees' journeys as they flee major conflicts can correctly predict more than 75% of their destinations, and may become a vital tool for governments and NGOs to help ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Google's new Go-playing AI learns fast, and even thrashed its former self

Just last year Google DeepMind's AlphaGo took the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by storm, showing that a computer program could beat the world's best human Go players.

Fri 20 Oct 17 from TechXplore

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When words, structured data are placed on single canvas

If "ugh" is your favorite word to describe entering, amending and correcting data on the rows and columns on spreadsheets you are not alone. Coda, a new name in the document business, feels ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Why Only The Brave director Joseph Kosinski left science fiction

When director Joseph Kosinski made his 2010 feature debut with Tron: Legacy, he was almost instantly heralded as an impressive visual stylist with impeccable attention to detail. ...

Sat 21 Oct 17 from The Verge

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BBC to Reinvent Programming With AI Assistance

The British Broadcasting Company hopes artificial intelligence can help create “a more personal BBC.” The new Data Science Research Partnership brings together industry experts, ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Geek.com

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Coming soon: a selfie with your credit card application

The selfie is everywhere—Facebook, Instagram, Twitter—and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application.

Thu 19 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Art advancing science at the nanoscale

Like many other scientists, Don Ingber, M.D., Ph.D., the Founding Director of the Wyss Institute, is concerned that non-scientists have become skeptical and even fearful of his field at a time ...

Wed 18 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Recreating Rachael in 'Blade Runner 2049' - CNET

Visual effects wizardry from MPC digitally de-aged "Blade Runner" star Sean Young for a pivotal scene in the sequel.

Fri 20 Oct 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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