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Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

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An AI Tried To Write Christmas Carols And The Lyrics Are Hilarious

Some of the words include 'Hurry Christmas to you' and 'Santa baby, and Dancer, and Curry down.'<p>It seems that artificial intelligence can’t actually …

Artificial Intelligence

AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Artificial intelligence is seeping into every nook and cranny of modern life. AI might tag your friends in photos on Facebook or choose what you see on Instagram, but materials scientists and NASA researchers are also beginning to use the technology for scientific discovery and space …

Artificial Intelligence

North Korea calls Trump a 'strangler of peace'

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea continued its harsh anti-US rhetoric Sunday, calling President Donald Trump a "war merchant and strangler of peace."<p>The administration of US President Donald Trump is selling weapons to South Korea and Japan with the intent of enriching the makers of US arms while creating "a …

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The bot invasion is on, powered by $24B in funding

While the manufacturing sector is increasingly using physical robots to improve industrial processes, the market for virtual bots or “chatbots” is also gaining serious traction in the space where humans and computers interact.<p>Bots are essentially software technologies that automate tasks and enable …

Building an AI Chip Saved Google From Building a Dozen New Data Centers

Google operates what is surely the largest computer network on Earth, a system that comprises custom-built, warehouse-sized data centers spanning 15 …

Making Quick Bread Is the Easiest Way to Pretend You Can Bake

Baking bread is like architecture: It's a fine science and an art. It’s also time consuming. Quick bread, on the other hand, requires far less elbow …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Your Weekly Dose of Happiness, a.k.a. This Week's Best Food Porn

You can't look at these rainbow pancakes and be miserable. You just can't.<p>Once again, we're here to help. If you've had a rough week, feast your eyes …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Chocolate Easter Egg Nest Cake

5 from 4 votes<p>Chocolate Easter Egg Nest Cake<p>Prep Time<p>1 hr<p>Cook Time<p>30 mins<p>Total Time<p>1 hr 30 mins<p>Chocolate Easter Egg Nest Cake, a delicious Chocolate …

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Cover Story: Emma Watson, Rebel Belle

From the MagazineCover Story: Emma Watson, Rebel BelleSince her years as Hermione ended, Emma Watson has fought to assert her own identity. Now that she has found her voice—most notably as a U.N. ambassador—she’s revamping a classic stereotype, the Disney princess, in <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, the …

Feminism

There's a New Prediction for the Singularity: 2047

In 30 years, the singularity will happen and artificial intelligence in all the smart devices and robots will exceed human intelligence.<p>That was the …

This VR Installation Will Give You a New Body in Real Time

Using a Kinect Sensor and a VR headset, interaction designer Sabba Keynejad let users see their own bodies in three different virtual states.<p>Many virtual reality experiences are about exploring new spaces and environments. In the VR installation <i>Invisible</i>, however, London-based interaction designer …

Neural networks breakthrough sees computer start to think like a human for the first time

Finnish computer scientists have found a way to train neural networks to think more like the human brain.<p>Computer scientists in Finland have made a …

Skateboarder uses physics and/or wizardry to spin his board around a railing

This doesn’t look right.<p>It’s rare that a skateboarding trick could be defined as "hypnotic" in 2016, but here we are. This isn’t some simple street trick — it’s the work of a wizard. It has to be. That or science.<p>After studying a dusty tome I’m convinced this railing has had a spell cast on it. The …

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Opinion: Sanders is a much better leader than Trump or Clinton, voters say

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – If voters were to choose the next president for the leadership qualities they admire the most, Bernie Sanders would the …

Stay in the Race, Bernie Sanders!

With Trump now the presumptive nominee after his victory in Indiana and Ted Cruz's withdrawal from the race, the Republican narrative seems clear. Trump's appeal is summed up nicely here by NBC:<p>Trump won by discovering a primal desire among GOP voters for a swaggering populist who would buck …

This feminist is sticking with Bernie Sanders: Why Hillary backers need to take another long, honest look

Before it’s too late, my fellow feminists need to reconsider Clinton, ignore the peer pressure, and vote on issues<p>A week after the New York primary, I had lunch with a colleague whom I hadn't seen for a year. We are both avowed feminists and members of a joke secret society, Women Who Get Shit Done …

The Man Who's Building a Computer Made of Brains

A new startup is fusing lab-grown neurons onto computer chips in hopes of improving artificial intelligence.<p>Last month, Google's AI division, DeepMind, announced that its computer had defeated Europe's Go champion in five straight games. Go, a strategy game played on a 19x19 grid, is exponentially …

Google Is Teaching a Free Online Course

Google engineers are sharing their knowledge through a new online course.<p>The class, on education website Udacity, will focus on deep learning, a …

Turn any television in your house into a huge touchscreen with this $130 gadget

The way we interact with screens has changed drastically over the past few decades. We rarely go more than a day without touching the display of a …

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