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New analytical tool locates shooters using smartphone video

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a system that can accurately locate a shooter based on video recordings from as few as three smartphones.

Wed 20 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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New algorithms train AI to avoid specific bad behaviors

Artificial intelligence has moved into the commercial mainstream thanks to the growing prowess of machine learning algorithms that enable computers to train themselves to do things like drive ...

Thu 21 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Secure data transmission with ultrasound on the mobile phone

Ultrasound communication is an entirely new method for data exchange between IoT devices and mobile phones. The communication between these is inaudible and the hardware requirements are kept ...

Thu 21 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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New translation system for humanitarian assistance

The success of a psychiatric or psychotherapeutic treatment decisively depends on the quality of communication between the therapist and patient. In the case of refugees, this communication ...

Thu 21 Nov 19 from Medical Xpress

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Are hiring algorithms fair? They're too opaque to tell, study finds

Time is money and, unfortunately for companies, hiring new employees takes significant time—more than a month on average, research shows.

Thu 21 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Bot can beat humans in multiplayer hidden-role games

MIT researchers have developed a bot equipped with artificial intelligence that can beat human players in tricky online multiplayer games where player roles and motives are kept secret.

Wed 20 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Don't buy these gifts for your privacy-minded friends, Mozilla warns - CNET

In its 2019 gift guide, the organization breaks down what tech presents come with privacy strings attached.

Wed 20 Nov 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Would people be willing to give their personal data for research?

New research led by the University of Bristol has found that over half of people would be willing to donate their personal data for research to benefit the wider general public.

Wed 20 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Angry Birds-Themed ‘Venting Machine’ Encourages Users to #BringTheAnger

Anger is the only currency the Angry Birds Venting Machine accepts. (Photo Credit: Rovio Entertainment) The only currency you need for this vending machine ...

Wed 20 Nov 19 from Geek.com

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Ensembling improves machine learning model performance

Ensembles created using models submitted to the RSNA Pediatric Bone Age Machine Learning Challenge convincingly outperformed single-model prediction of bone age, according to a study published ...

Wed 20 Nov 19 from Medical Xpress

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