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Researchers restore first ever computer music recording

New Zealand researchers said Monday they have restored the first recording of computer-generated music, created in 1951 on a gigantic contraption built by British genius Alan Turing.

Mon 26 Sep 16 from

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Human Level Artificial Intelligence 2016: Artificial General Intelligence and then some (Part 2)

(Tech Xplore)—In its inception, the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) sought to create computers with general intelligence analogous to our own. This proved to be too challenging and elusive, ...

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Collaboration enhances optical chip design process

A unique collaboration between a U.S. telecommunications equipment provider and a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science national laboratory has helped dramatically improve design cycle ...

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Scientists find social media provides proxy measurement of pollution 

Residents of China's megacities who post comments about air quality to social media can give environmental scientists a window into pollution levels there.

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An algorithm for taxi sharing

Researchers in Uruguay have developed an evolutionary algorithm to allow a smart city to facilitate efficient taxi sharing to cut an individual's transport costs as well as reduce congestion ...

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Facial recognition will find your disappointing sex-cam double

Using your face to unlock your smartphone, or seeing Google or Facebook's algorithms identify your friends and family proves that facial recognition tech can be useful. But where ...

Mon 26 Sep 16 from Engadget

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The manipulative gimmick of adding real people to fictional movies

Mira Nair's Queen of Katwe is a charming film based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a teenage prodigy whose chess skills got her out of the Ugandan slum where she grew up. But ...

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The Internet Is No Place for Elections

It’s not safe to connect our voting infrastructure to the Internet, but some election boards are doing it anyway.

Mon 26 Sep 16 from MIT Technology Review

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‘Daddy’s Car’ Is A Pop Song Composed By Artificial Intelligence

So we know that robots can already write articles, we’ve seen them critique art, and we’ve also seen them write episodes for TV, and we’ve also heard about robots acting in movies, so basically ...

Mon 26 Sep 16 from Ubergizmo

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NSA operative might have accidentally leaked its hacking tools

American authorities are still digging into how a set of NSA's hacking tools landed in the hands of a group called Shadow Brokers who then leaked them online. According to Reuters, ...

Fri 23 Sep 16 from Engadget

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