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Researchers at Jaguar Land Rover are developing an intelligent self-learning vehicle intended to offer a completely personalized driving experience and help prevent accidents by reducing driver distraction. The intelligent car will have its own on-board...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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CBS's upcoming summer series “Extant” gets way out there in more ways than one. The series, which includes Steven Spielberg among its executive producers and debuts Wednesday, stars Halle Berry as Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns from a 13-month...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Kenneally | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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I used to worry that someday robots will kill all humans. I no longer worry about that because I don't think we'll survive the Age of Cyborgs, which we are already in. The way I see it, we'll keep adding technology to our bodies until at some point our...
From: Dilbert | By: Scott Adams | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Shows like "LOST," "True Blood" and "The Walking Dead" have led dozens of networks to greenlight genre products that would once be the purview of niche outlets like SyFy. And so we get a program like CBS’s "Extant," debuting tomorrow night, July 9,...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Brian Tallerico | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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TempoDB, a Chicago-bases startup that began as a database company for time-series data, has changed its name to TempoIQ and is now trying to become the go-to analytics platform for sensor data....
From: GigaOm | By: Derrick Harris | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Want to attract the attention of NSA cubical dwellers? Then just use the TOR anonymizing system or try researching operating systems other Windows. As Patrick Tucker over at Defense One explains: If you take certain steps to mask your identity online,...
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Facebook founder and hoodie-enthusiast Mark Zuckerberg revealed his extremely optimistic prediction for how the Internet will reshape the lives of the poorest people on Earth....
From: VentureBeat | By: Gregory Ferenstein | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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What's the Latest? From self-parking cars to voice-recognition software on smartphones, the ability of individual machines to learn from collected sets of data is the forefront of artificial intelligence research. Now, a team of researchers from MIT...
From: Big Think | By: Orion D. Jones | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Earlier this week we reported on Narrative Science, an artificial intelligence company whose product, Quill, can turn tables of data into a natural language story that you can read as if it were a newspaper article. The benefit here is that the software...
From: Business Insider | By: Dylan Love | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Five of the key seven cast from 1979's "Alien" are set to reprise their roles in the upcoming survival horror video game release "Alien: Isolation". The game itself is set fifteen years after the events of the original film. Ellen Ripley’s now adult...
From: Dark Horizons | By: Dark Horizons | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Expect Labs has released a new API service for automating voice search across various types of digital content. The big opportunity seems to be in movies and TV shows, where intelligent voice search theoretically results in better results and fewer lifted...
From: GigaOm | By: Derrick Harris | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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In film, we tend to focus on the underdogs and their struggles, but what about the big guys up at the top who make it so good to be bad? The largest, most evil corporations in film don’t give a damn about the little guys; they don’t really care about...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Samantha Wilson | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Interns at Twitter make the equivalent of $81,000-a-year salaries, according to Glassdoor, which surveys tech workers. And Twitter isn't even the most generous tech company with a paid intern program. That honor belongs to Palantir, the somewhat secretive...
From: Business Insider | By: Jim Edwards | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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How close are Google & Co. to inventing computers that overtake the human brain?...
From: New York Times | By: MAUREEN DOWD | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Arriving on Wednesday night is CBS's new 13-episode serialized drama Extant. Combining mystery, thrills and a futuristic backdrop, Extant gets off to an intriguing start, with a premiere episode that sets the stage for what may prove to be a truly gripping...
From: Cinema Blend | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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The Guardians of the Galaxy hype train picked up more steam this week with the release of a new extended trailer showing even more of the zany action we can expect in just under a month. Guardians looks like it will be a hit, but almost as interesting...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kevin Bostic | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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As revelations of government surveillance continue to leak out, many Americans have become alarmed about their online privacy. Most have done very little to address these concerns for a few reasons 1) there is a degree of technical savvy required to...
From: Liberaland | By: Sandi Behrns | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Is technology making you work harder? Or giving you more time off? Seriously, it feels like it’s enabling me to work around the clock! Heck, I’m writing this email at 37,000 feet on a Virgin America flight from DC to LA at 11 p.m. ET. So that being...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Peter Diamandis | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Electronic engineers are emerging as important contributors to our understanding of the workings of the human brain — a scientific development that could lead to breakthroughs in medical treatments of brain disorders and artificial intelligence. But...
From: Io9 | By: Mark McDonnell — The Conversation | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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We recently spoke to Kris Hammond, chief scientist and co-founder of Narrative Science, a company with an artificial intelligence product called Quill that can turn data into stories that read as if they were written by a human. This has instantly obvious...
From: Business Insider | By: Dylan Love | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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The internet is a wealth of information. But you have to know what you’re looking for. If you only know a basic category—like that weird looking modern chair at your buddy’s office—not so good. Search modern chair and prepare to be bombarded...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Arlington Hewes | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Checkio's code learners can now compete on a worldwide basis and share what they create....
From: VentureBeat | By: Dean Takahashi | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Microsoft is about to release a new kind of search tool that it's been working on for years: Delve. Delve is centeral to CEO Satya Nadella's new vision to turn Microsoft into a "productivity and platform company." That means less focus on devices, more...
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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In every issue, we fix our gaze on an everyday photograph and chase down facts about details in the frame....
From: Miller McCune | By: Pacific Standard Staff | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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An artificial intelligence software program initially developed for offshore exploration has found a new niche in oil and gas land operations.
From: RigZone | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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The new American science fiction series Extant premiered last night on CBS, and according to People, it featured movie superstar Halle Barre. Produced by Steven Spielberg, the new series Extant casts Halle as Molly Woods, a lone space-traveling astronaut...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Vivek Saxena | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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On top of artificial intelligence technology from SRI, the smart calendar app Tempo now has some natural language capabilities. With the new version of the free Tempo iPhone app, launching today, you can add new calendar events simply by typing in natural...
From: VentureBeat | By: Devindra Hardawar | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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With its latest update to Windows Phone, Microsoft added what Apple and Google have been offering for quite some time—a virtual assistant. We were already impressed with Cortana during our early tests back in April. Cortana was even able to correctly...
From: Business Insider | By: Lisa Eadicicco | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Check out the FingerReader, demoed above. It's a project coming out of MIT that makes use of a small camera inside a slightly oversized ring housing. It feeds its output to software that can identify the words, then speak them aloud to the user in real...
From: Business Insider | By: Dylan Love | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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IBM says the money is designed to drive emerging research in carbon nano-electronics, silicon photonics, new memory technologies and quantum as well as cognitive computing....
From: Time | By: Matt Peckham | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Dear Content Creator,We are happy to announce that our recent efforts in fiction generation have been successful, and we are now able to feed the entirety of any individual writer’s output into our computer and procedurally generate new works using...
From: McSweeney's | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Dear Content Creator,We are happy to announce that our recent efforts in fiction generation have been successful, and we are now able to feed the entirety of any individual writer’s output into our computer and procedurally generate new works using...
From: McSweeney's | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Berlin Music Week will host a its first official Music Hack Day presented by Musikexpress and Rolling Stone from Axel Springer Mediahouse Berlin and by the Media Entrepreneurs-Initiative. Spotify, The Echo Nest, Rdio and the German Research Center for...
From: Hypebot | By: Bruce Houghton | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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