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New paper suggests speech developed in a now-familiar form

At some point, probably 50,000 to 100,000 years ago, humans began talking to one another in a uniquely complex form. It is easy to imagine this epochal change as cavemen grunting, or hunter-gatherers ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Wearable technology can help with public speaking

Speaking in public is the top fear for many people. Now, researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Group at the University of Rochester have developed an intelligent user interface for ...

Mon 30 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Smartphone face recognition 'improved' by copying the brain

Face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an 'average' photo of themselves, according to new research by scientists at the University of York. 

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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System clusters similar student programs together, so instructors can identify broad trends

In computer-science classes, homework assignments consist of writing programs. It's easy to create automated tests that determine whether a given program yields the right outputs to a series ...

Mon 30 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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'Kúl', 'Beibí', 'Plís' And Their Threat To Icelandic Language

Compared to most languages in the developed world, Icelandic is quite conservative. Formal German is almost useless in actual German society due to slang and informal terms, for example, while ...

18 hours ago from Science 2.0

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This Drone Can Herd Sheep As Well As A Sheepdog

They say that one day machines could replace humans in terms of jobs and to a certain extent, some of that is already true. For example some machines have replaced the need for humans ...

Sun 29 Mar 15 from Ubergizmo

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Surviving systemd: Lucas Nussbaum satisfied with init system outcome

Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SourceIt would not be an exaggeration to say that no leader of the Debian GNU/Linux Project has had to cope with more troubling times than Lucas ...

Mon 30 Mar 15 from iTWire

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Internet of things should be developable for all

Within the next five to ten years, around 100 billion different devices will be online. A large part of the communication takes place solely between machines, and to ensure that they can communicate, ...

Mon 30 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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