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Coronavirus variant fear sparks Africa travel curbs - BBC News
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Six southern African countries are put on the red list, amid "deep concern" over a new variant of the virus.

1 min read, listed 11 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — Can Afghanistan’s underground “sneakernet” survive the Taliban?

Ralf Rangnick is Manchester United's outstanding candidate as Carrick plans are shelved
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Man United planned to give Michael Carrick until mid-December before making a breakthrough with Ralf Rangnick -- Insider Notebook has the latest.

9 min read, listed 13 hours ago in Bing News

Heavily mutated coronavirus variant puts scientists on alert
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Researchers are racing to determine whether a fast-spreading variant in South Africa poses a threat to COVID vaccines’ effectiveness.

5 min read, listed 11 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — Can Afghanistan’s underground “sneakernet” survive the Taliban?

Baidu kicks off robotaxi business, after Beijing city's fare approval
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Chinese tech giant Baidu said it received approval for collecting robotaxi fares in a part of Beijing, a major step toward building a driverless taxi business.

5 min read, listed 1 day ago in Bing News

WHO to assess new highly mutated Covid-19 variant as countries ramp up health checks | Coronavirus | The Guardian
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Meeting will determine if B.1.1.529 variant warrants a designation as one of ‘interest’ or of ‘concern’

7 min read, listed 11 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — Can Afghanistan’s underground “sneakernet” survive the Taliban?

NFT or non-fungible token is Collins Dictionary's word of the year - BBC News
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"Neopronoun", "cheugy" and "climate anxiety" also make this year's list.

1 min read, listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — What’s behind the rise and rise of ransomware

Booz Allen Hamilton wins massive Pentagon artificial intelligence contract
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Booz Allen will provide services for the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center's Joint Warfighting mission initiative.

3 min read, listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence

Real-life Squid Game re-creates Netflix show with $456,000 prize - CNET
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Watch 456 players battle it out in this crazily show-accurate YouTube competition.

2 min read, listed 11 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — Can Afghanistan’s underground “sneakernet” survive the Taliban?

Data Breach Spreads To Six Web Hosts
www.searchenginejournal.com

Data breach intrusion discovered at six more web hosts in addition to GoDaddy. Incident exposed sFTP and database credentials for two months undetected

3 min read, listed 1 day ago in Google Alerts — Daily Digest

Robot artist to perform AI generated poetry in response to Dante | Poetry | The Guardian
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Ai-Da used data bank of words and speech pattern analysis to produce and perform a work that is ‘reactive’ to the Divine Comedy

5 min read, listed 17 hours ago in Artificial intelligence (AI) | The Guardian

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Popular research

[2111.09266] GFlowNet Foundations
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Gaussian blur - Wikipedia
en.wikipedia.org | 8 min read | listed 2 days ago in reddit/deeplearning/Naive question about denoising autoencoders
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www.sciencedirect.com | 2 min read | listed 7 hours ago in reddit/artificial/This guy used the C elegans connectome to demonstrate a primitive form of Artificial General Intelligence using a fucking Raspberry Pi as the processor
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Using Deep Learning for Image-Based Plant Disease Detection
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[2111.12417] NÜWA: Visual Synthesis Pre-training for Neural visUal World creAtion
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[2111.11418] MetaFormer is Actually What You Need for Vision
arxiv.org | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[P] Fine-tuning the new PoolFormer (MetaFormer) model on a Kaggle Competitions Dataset
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[1905.12681] What Makes Training Multi-Modal Classification Networks Hard?
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[2111.11431] RedCaps: web-curated image-text data created by the people, for the people
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