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Mother tongue versus father tongue—a new study reconciles the two hypotheses

Does the mother or father have a stronger influence on their children's language? The mother tongue hypothesis suggests that language usage follows matrilineal inheritance. The father tongue ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Inside the visual effects factory where movie magic is made - CNET

This is how modern CG effects are created.

Sun 19 Aug 18 from CNET

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Virtual Reality Shopping Could Soon Be A Walmart Feature

One of the joys and benefits of shopping in brick and mortar stores is that you get to see the product you’re about to buy. You can touch it, see it, smell it, and test it before deciding if ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from Ubergizmo

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More efficient security for cloud-based machine learning

A novel encryption method devised by MIT researchers secures data used in online neural networks, without dramatically slowing their runtimes. This approach holds promise for using cloud-based ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from TechXplore

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This 1491 map may have influenced Christopher Columbus

A 1491 map that likely influenced Christopher Columbus's conception of world geography is getting a new lease on life, now that researchers have revealed its faded, hidden details with cutting-edge ...

6 hours ago from FOXNews

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New AI camera could revolutionize autonomous vehicles

The image recognition technology that underlies today's autonomous cars and aerial drones depends on artificial intelligence: the computers essentially teach themselves to recognize objects ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from TechXplore

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AI could make dodgy lip sync dubbing a thing of the past

Researchers have developed a system using artificial intelligence that can edit the facial expressions of actors to accurately match dubbed voices, saving time and reducing costs for the film ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from TechXplore

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Baseball players want robots to be their umps

Thu 16 Aug 18 from MIT Technology Review

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Color effects from transparent 3-D printed nanostructures

Most of the objects we see are colored by pigments, but using pigments has disadvantages: such colors can fade, industrial pigments are often toxic, and certain color effects are impossible ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from Phys.org

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ShareBackup could keep data in the fast lane

Anyone who has ever cursed a computer network as it slowed to a crawl will appreciate the remedy offered by scientists at Rice University.

Thu 16 Aug 18 from TechXplore

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