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This Shimmering Black Rock Is a 2,000-Year-Old Exploded Brain - VICE
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3 min read, listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — What you need to know about the CDC’s new mask guidelines

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies aged 72 | ZZ Top | The Guardian
www.theguardian.com

The band’s bassist for more than 50 years died in his sleep at his Texas home

2 min read, listed 14 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — She risked everything to expose Facebook. Now she’s telling her story.

Sponge-like fossil could be Earth’s earliest known animal
www.nature.com

Fossil discovered in northwestern Canada could rewrite the early history of animal life — but some palaeontologists are not convinced it’s real.

5 min read, listed 14 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — She risked everything to expose Facebook. Now she’s telling her story.

Google and Facebook mandate vaccines for all employees returning to offices
www.nbcnews.com

The announcements come as the delta variant has caused coronavirus cases to rise in every state, with some of the highest numbers in states with low vaccination rates.

6 min read, listed 14 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — She risked everything to expose Facebook. Now she’s telling her story.

Jewish Americans in 2020 | Pew Research Center
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What does it mean to be Jewish in America? A new Pew Research Center survey looks into this diverse group.

45 min read, listed 10 hours ago in Michael Dimock — Why we study religion

Swimming gives your brain a boost – but scientists don't know yet why it's better than other aerobic activities
theconversation.com

Mounting research shows that going for a swim can preserve memories, reduce mood disorders and increase mental acuity in all age groups.

6 min read, listed 14 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — She risked everything to expose Facebook. Now she’s telling her story.

Lucasfilm hires YouTuber who used deepfake to improve 'The Mandalorian' | Engadget
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Lucasfilm hires YouTuber who uses deepfake to fix bad CGI..

2 min read, listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning

Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers
www.nbcnews.com

At a time of widespread digital insecurity it turns out that the oldest and simplest computer fix there is — turning a device off then back on again — can thwart hackers from stealing information from smartphones.

5 min read, listed 14 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — She risked everything to expose Facebook. Now she’s telling her story.

74% of Black Americans believe in God of the Bible or other scripture | Pew Research Center
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Nearly all Black Americans believe in God or a higher power. But what type of God do they have in mind?

4 min read, listed 10 hours ago in Michael Dimock — Why we study religion

Lucasfilm Hires Random Guy Who Made Amazing Luke Skywalker Deepfake
futurism.com

Sometimes it pays to deepfake on YouTube.

2 min read, listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning

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Twilio beats expectations again, but slowing growth worries investors - SiliconANGLE
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Techmeme: Profile of Israeli surveillance startup Paragon, funded with $5-10M from US-based Battery, which sources say allows police to hack encrypted messaging apps (Thomas Brewster/Forbes)
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EurekAlert! Science News Releases
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Dante Labs to process 50,000 Covid-19 tests per day
www.selectscience.net | 3 min read | listed 1 hour ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
Techmeme: Researchers detail a never-before-seen attack against Iran's train system and transport ministry from a new threat actor using a reusable wiper called Meteor (Jonathan Greig/ZDNet)
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Atlassian's cloud pivot pays off as profit, revenue and customer base all jump - SiliconANGLE
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Judicial move to curb misuse of facial recognition technology - Chinadaily.com.cn
global.chinadaily.com.cn | 2 min read | listed 2 hours ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence
Techmeme: Canada proposes the creation of a digital safety commissioner role to oversee violations of new harmful online content rules and issue penalties to platforms (Kieran Leavitt/Toronto Star)
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IBM and Michael J. Fox Foundation use AI to pinpoint symptom progression for Parkinson's | ZDNet
www.zdnet.com | 2 min read | listed 2 hours ago in Artificial Intelligence
Tokyo police using drone to hunt down the illegally flying drones : Damnthatsinteresting
www.reddit.com | 1 min read | listed 2 hours ago in reddit/robotics/A very literal interpretation of 'Sky Net'!
Facebook's hate speech curbs violated Germans' rights, court rules
www.telegraph.co.uk | 3 min read | listed 3 hours ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) - IBM, Michael J. Fox Foundation Using Artificial Intelligence To Fight Parkinson's Disease | Benzinga
www.benzinga.com | 2 min read | listed 3 hours ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
UC Berkeley, Georgia Tech and USC launch new National AI Research Institute | Berkeley Engineering
engineering.berkeley.edu | 3 min read | listed 3 hours ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
Defense News: UK "Next Generation" Tempest Fighters Secure Funding Promotion | UK | News - Eminetra.co.uk
eminetra.co.uk | 3 min read | listed 3 hours ago in European Media Monitor - Deep Learning
Michael J. Fox Foundation and IBM use AI to uncover multiple underlying types of Parkinson’s disease | FierceBiotech
www.fiercebiotech.com | 3 min read | listed 3 hours ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
G20 conference on AI, robotics calls for increased public-private collaboration - Xinhua | English.news.cn
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Seegrid introduces subscription model for acquiring its robo... | MENAFN.COM
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Techmeme: Motorola announces the Edge 20, 20 Pro, and 20 Lite for Europe, Latin America and Asia; coming in August with prices starting from €349.99 (Michail/GSMArena.com)
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CDC & Amazon partner up to vaccinate sleeping anit-vaxxers - ValueWalk
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Defence news: Britain’s ‘next generation’ Tempest fighter jet secures funding boost | UK | News | Express.co.uk
www.express.co.uk | 3 min read | listed 3 hours ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence
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Salesforce ODQA is an Open Sources Framework for Open Domain Question Answering | by Jesus Rodriguez | Jul, 2021 | Towards AI
pub.towardsai.net | 5 min read | listed 1 day ago in Towards AI
[2103.05823] Fast and flexible: Human program induction in abstract reasoning tasks
arxiv.org | 1 min read | listed 9 hours ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[R] Fast and flexible: Human program induction in abstract reasoning tasks
Graphene-based PUFs that are reconfigurable and resilient to ML attacks
semiengineering.com | 1 min read | listed 2 days ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
Semantic segmentation of PolSAR image data using advanced deep learning model | Scientific Reports
www.nature.com | 10 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
[1905.00136] ResNet Can Be Pruned 60x: Introducing Network Purification and Unused Path Removal (P-RM) after Weight Pruning
arxiv.org | 1 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[Research] Checkpoints of structurally-pruned ResNet50s
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caizhongang.github.io | 1 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/deeplearning/Instance Association in Multi Camera Views & Unsupervised 3D Shape Completion - Link to free online lecture by the authors in comments
Data-driven Decision Support Tools for Assessing the Vulnerability of Community Water Systems to Groundwater Contamination in Los Angeles County | RAND
www.rand.org | 1 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
[2107.12603] Federated Learning Meets Natural Language Processing: A Survey
arxiv.org | 1 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[R] Federated Learning Meets Natural Language Processing: A Survey
[2106.07849] Simon Says: Evaluating and Mitigating Bias in Pruned Neural Networks with Knowledge Distillation
arxiv.org | 1 min read | listed 2 days ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[R] Simon Says: Evaluating and Mitigating Bias in Pruned Neural Networks with Knowledge Distillation
Open-Ended Learning Leads to Generally Capable Agents | DeepMind
deepmind.com | 2 min read | listed 2 days ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[R] DeepMind: Open-Ended Learning Leads to Generally Capable Agents
[2107.08590] EvilModel: Hiding Malware Inside of Neural Network Models
arxiv.org | 1 min read | listed 1 day ago in Lobsters: ai - Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
Frontiers | Expert-Augmented Computational Drug Repurposing Identified Baricitinib as a Treatment for COVID-19 | Pharmacology
www.frontiersin.org | 34 min read | listed 1 day ago in Bing News
[2107.12544v1] Human-Level Reinforcement Learning through Theory-Based Modeling, Exploration, and Planning
arxiv.org | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[R] Human-Level Reinforcement Learning through Theory-Based Modeling, Exploration, and Planning
Detecting suicidal risk using MMPI-2 based on machine learning algorithm | Scientific Reports
www.nature.com | 5 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
Machine Learning in an Elderly Man with Heart Failure | IMCRJ
www.dovepress.com | 11 min read | listed 1 day ago in Google News
Artificial intelligence discovers long-term influencers hiding in noisy systems | by Amitava Banerjee | Jul, 2021 | Medium
medium.com | 5 min read | listed 23 hours ago in Artificial Intelligence - Topic feed @ Medium
Heatstroke predictions by machine learning, weather information, and an all-population registry for 12-hour heatstroke alerts | Nature Communications
www.nature.com | 17 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
On the impact of publicly available news and information transfer to financial markets | Royal Society Open Science
royalsocietypublishing.org | 27 min read | listed 19 hours ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning
Human-Level Reinforcement Learning through Theory-Based Modeling, Exploration, and Planning – arXiv Vanity
www.arxiv-vanity.com | 50 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[R] Human-Level Reinforcement Learning through Theory-Based Modeling, Exploration, and Planning
ShapeInversion: Unsupervised 3D Shape Completion through GAN Inversion
junzhezhang.github.io | 3 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/deeplearning/Instance Association in Multi Camera Views & Unsupervised 3D Shape Completion - Link to free online lecture by the authors in comments
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Soar your Bet in Data Science Using Unix Cmds | by Karthik Bhandary | Jul, 2021 | Towards AI
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How to do Frequentist A/B testing | by Akhil Prakash | Towards Data Science
towardsdatascience.com | 21 min read | listed 1 day ago in Data Science - Topic feed @ Medium
Manipulate PDF Files, Extract Information from Text Files | Towards Data Science
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Mining Opinions to Understand Customer Trends: Part 1 of 2 | by Vidushi Bhatia | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
towardsdatascience.com | 6 min read | listed 2 days ago in Machine Learning - Topic feed @ Medium
A Guide To PyXLL-Jupyter Package For Excel Integration
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Gmail scans your emails as you write them - unless you change this setting
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Try this simple trick to improve your clustering | by Martin Helm | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
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A Minimal Working Example for Deep Q-Learning in TensorFlow 2.0 | by Wouter van Heeswijk, PhD | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
towardsdatascience.com | 6 min read | listed 2 days ago in European Media Monitor - Deep Learning
Basic Concepts in Deep Learning - New World : Artificial Intelligence
www.newworldai.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/deeplearning/Basic Concepts in Deep Learning
Getting started with Google Cloud Monitoring APIs — Part 2 | by Arpana Mehta | Google Cloud - Community | Jul, 2021 | Medium
medium.com | 3 min read | listed 2 days ago in Google Cloud Platform - Community – Medium
Automating Machine Learning Modelling | by Himanshu Sharma | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
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How to Connect Android with Firebase Database - Data Science Central
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Building a Recipe Recommendation System | by Jackmleitch | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
towardsdatascience.com | 7 min read | listed 1 day ago in Data Science - Topic feed @ Medium
Supercharge your Image Search with Transfer Learning | by Raghav Bali | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
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Detect small shapes and objects within your images using Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels | AWS Machine Learning Blog
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Why Using a Policy-Based algorithm Instead of Deep Q-learning? | by Ali Ghandi | Jul, 2021 | Towards AI
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Just How Do We Plot Multinomial Features? | by Shaun Enslin | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
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Scatter Plots on Maps using Plotly | by Raj Sangani | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
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The Ultimate Guide to Clustering Algorithms and Topic Modeling | by Zijing Zhu | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
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Chi-Square Statistic & Chi-Squared Distribution | by Ameya Shukla | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science
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