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  • !2018 iPhone Photography Awards celebrate the emergence of an artform
    Digital photography is getting better all the time, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in the quality of modern smartphone snaps. The images produced by the tiny lenses that poke through the metal body of today's iPhones can be noth…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 5:11am -
  • !Competition to name ExoMars rover kicks off
    Even though ESA's ExoMars 2020 rover is due to launch for the Red Planet in only two years, the robotic explorer is still lacking a name. To remedy this, British ESA astronaut Tim Peake announced today at the Farnborough International Airshow…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 5:09am -
  • !Ultrasound used to treat dementia in mice
    Scientists are reporting success in using ultrasound to treat cognitive dysfunction in mice with simulated vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease, which are the two most common forms of dementia. Applied to the whole brain, the ultrasound…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 9:35pm -
  • !"Electronic tongue" has a taste for hinky honey
    It's possible that the honey you buy in the supermarket isn't pure – unscrupulous suppliers will often dilute it with cheaper substances such as corn syrup or molasses, in order to stretch their honey supplies farther. An "electronic tongue…
    - 15 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 6:08pm -
  • !Parillino e-bike is fat-tired and folding-framed
    A couple of years ago, we told you about Moto Parilla's radical Carbon off-road e-bike – it certainly made a visual statement. Well, now the Italian company is back with the Parillino, a fat-tired folding bike/e-bike that's also pretty eye-…
    - 17 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 4:35pm -

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  • !2018 iPhone Photography Awards celebrate the emergence of an artform
    Digital photography is getting better all the time, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in the quality of modern smartphone snaps. The images produced by the tiny lenses that poke through the metal body of today's iPhones can be nothin…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 5:11am -
  • !Competition to name ExoMars rover kicks off
    Even though ESA's ExoMars 2020 rover is due to launch for the Red Planet in only two years, the robotic explorer is still lacking a name. To remedy this, British ESA astronaut Tim Peake announced today at the Farnborough International Airshow t…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 5:09am -
  • !Ultrasound used to treat dementia in mice
    Scientists are reporting success in using ultrasound to treat cognitive dysfunction in mice with simulated vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease, which are the two most common forms of dementia. Applied to the whole brain, the ultrasound im…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 9:35pm -
  • !"Electronic tongue" has a taste for hinky honey
    It's possible that the honey you buy in the supermarket isn't pure – unscrupulous suppliers will often dilute it with cheaper substances such as corn syrup or molasses, in order to stretch their honey supplies farther. An "electronic tongue,"…
    - 15 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 6:08pm -
  • !Parillino e-bike is fat-tired and folding-framed
    A couple of years ago, we told you about Moto Parilla's radical Carbon off-road e-bike – it certainly made a visual statement. Well, now the Italian company is back with the Parillino, a fat-tired folding bike/e-bike that's also pretty eye-ca…
    - 17 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 4:35pm -

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  • ACM announces creation of Chuck Thacker Breakthrough in Computing Award
    ACM – the Association for Computing Machinery – has created a new major award to honor 2009 A.M. Turing Laureate Charles P. “Chuck” Thacker. The award honors Thacker’s pioneering contributions to computing, considered by the community to ha…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jul 18, 5:59pm -
  • Building a global AI supercomputer – The 2018 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit
    We live in the age of the intelligent edge and intelligent cloud. Data is collected at the edge using billions of small devices. The data is pre-processed at the edge and shipped in a filtered and aggregated form to the cloud. In the cloud, the data…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jul 18, 4:07pm -
  • Machine Learning for fair decisions
    Over the past decade, machine learning systems have begun to play a key role in many high-stakes decisions: Who is interviewed for a job? Who is approved for a bank loan? Who receives parole? Who is admitted to a school? Human decision makers are sus…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jul 18, 5:46pm -
  • New perspectives on contextual bandit
    What is the common denominator between the following situations: a doctor choosing among different drugs for a sequence of patients; a website selecting ads for its visitors based on the information it has about them; and a travel agency making recom…
    - 8 days ago 13 Jul 18, 3:55pm -
  • TextWorld: A learning environment for training reinforcement learning agents, inspired by text-based games
    Today, fresh out of the Microsoft Research Montreal lab, comes an open-source project called TextWorld. TextWorld is an extensible Python framework for generating text-based games. Reinforcement learning researchers can use TextWorld to train and tes…
    - 8 days ago 12 Jul 18, 11:57pm -

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  • !The "BetterBin" Competition is Your Chance to Redesign NYC's Iconic Green Wire-Mesh Trash Bins 
    If you've ever been to or lived in New York City before, you are likely all too familiar with this image: For those of you that haven't made your way over to the Big Apple yet, understand that throwing your trash away in public here is like a game o…
    - 14 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 6:42pm -
  • !A Bottle Opener That Can Also Re-Cap the Bottle!
    Have you ever finished the day's work, cracked open a beer, then realized there was more work to do? You could either hop back onto the forklift with the beer in hand--they don't make the darn things with cupholders--or you could do the responsible t…
    - 19 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 2:08pm -
  • !How Household Geothermal Energy Systems Work
    Like a day at the beach, the productivity of a solar panel can be spoiled by rain. More predictable conditions exist underground; dig several hundred feet down and the earth remains at a consistent 55 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on the locati…
    - 21 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 12:34pm -
  • !Small, Powerful Four-Wheeled Invention That Reduces Airport Delays
    After an airplane has been loaded with passengers at the gate, the pilot can't exactly put his arm on the co-pilot's seat, twist around to look behind him and throw the thing into reverse. Instead airports do what's known as the pushback procedure, w…
    - 21 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 11:46am -
  • Tools & Craft #101: About Auriou and Gramercy Rasps
    We design and make our own tools, and are also happy to carry excellent tools made by others in the same category. Here I'll compare some of the rasps we carry, like our monster 12" Gramercy Cabinetmaker's Rasps, with rasps we carry by Auriou.First o…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 18, 7:22pm -