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Uber steps up efforts on artificial intelligence

Uber announced Monday it was buying the artificial intelligence group Geometric Intelligence, to form the core of the ride-sharing giant's own research center.

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New Tool Lets AI Learn to Do Almost Anything on a Computer

OpenAI hopes that by making artificial intelligence more useful, it’ll gain wider use and acceptance.

16 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Resources for Hour of Code

Computer Science Education Week starts today, December 5th. Between now and December 11th events to bring code into schools are planned across the world. There are now tens, if not hundreds ...

7 hours ago from iProgrammer

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Safer, less vulnerable software is the goal of new NIST computer publication

We can create software with 100 times fewer vulnerabilities than we do today, according to computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). To get there, they ...

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Really Bad Chess: An app that’s a twist on an old game

You never know what you may end up with, and that’s half the fun.

Fri 2 Dec 16 from The Washington Post

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GSK insider Waterhouse to head drugmaker's HIV unit ViiV

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday that Dominique Limet would step down at the end of March 2017 as head of the drugmaker's majority-owned HIV business ViiV Healthcare, to be ...

12 hours ago from Reuters

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Making Citizen Science Tools Accessible and Discoverable

At SciStarter, we aim to make it easy to find and join meaningful citizen science projects. Choose a location, activity, or topic to find appropriate adventures and learn more about the project ...

Sun 4 Dec 16 from Discover Magazine

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This museum wants you to experience Pearl Harbor and the Berlin Wall like you were really there

This D.C.-area museum wants to introduce VR to millions. Here's how.

Thu 1 Dec 16 from The Washington Post

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A smart city means an inclusive city

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Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher

Smokers who go through much less than a pack of cigarettes a day still have a higher risk of an early death than non-smokers, a new study suggests.

6 hours ago from Reuters

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