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Google's New Text-to-Speech AI Is so Good We Bet You Can't Tell It From a Real Human | Inc.com

Can you tell the difference between AI-generated computer speech and a real, live human being? Maybe you've always thought you could. Maybe you're fond of Alexa and Siri but believe you would never confuse either of them with an actual woman.<p>Things are about to get a lot more interesting. Google …

Machine Learning

Haunting: Terrifying pictures show inside spooky jail abandoned for more than 40 YEARS

CATERSThe Essex County Jail, in New Jersey, USA, was closed in 1970<p>Will Ellis visited the creepy cell block, which still contained the remains of …

New Jersey

CON: Django Uncomplained

TUN: The Great Infinity Engine Do-Over

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The 1998 Dystopian Novel That Eerily Foresaw 2013 Detroit

Set in the near future, Nalo Hopkinson's prophetic book Brown Girl in the Ring tells the story of a run-down, segregated city that turns its luck around.<p>Reuters / Rebecca Cook<p>Speculative fiction writer Nalo Hopkinson's award-winning dystopian novel <i>Brown Girl in the Ring</i> takes place in a walled-off …

Vet Launches Suicide Prevention Campaign: 'I Am A Suicide Survivor ... And I Am Not Embarrassed By It'

<i>This article is part of a special Huffington Post series, "Invisible Casualties," in which we shine a spotlight on suicide-prevention efforts within the military. As part of the series, The Huffington Post contacted military service members and veterans who have considered suicide to learn what</i> …

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Why Chemotherapy That Costs $70,000 in the U.S. Costs $2,500 in India

By rejecting patent applications, developing countries have kept down the costs of much-needed medications. Can they continue to do so without harming efforts to develop new drugs?<p>Arko Datta/Reuters<p>Why does Gleevec, a leukemia drug that costs $70,000 per year in the United States, cost just $2,500 …

Egyptian doctors 'ordered to operate on protesters without anaesthetic'

Senior Egyptian army doctors were ordered to operate without anaesthetic on wounded protesters at a military hospital in Cairo during protests …

Anonymous: we will name 'rapists' of suicide victim Rehtaeh Parsons

The hacking group Anonymous has threatened to make public the identities of four boys accused of gang-raping a Canadian teenager who later killed herself after images of the attack went viral.<p>The group, notorious for its unique brand of justice, said it was responding to calls from those who felt …

The Turkish 'power ship' keeping the lights on in Lebanon

Moored at a specially constructed dock 100 metres off the coast of Beirut, a huge hulk of a ship rises impressively at dusk against the fading pinks …