Smallest-Ever Human-Made Flying Structure Is A Winged Microchip, Scientists Say : NPR
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open-graph-image Northwestern University says these are the world's smallest human-made flying structures, and they could be used for monitoring the environment, population surveillance or disease tracking.

Breakthrough joint surgery tech lifts us out of the dark ages | Inc.com
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open-graph-image Given the significant number of joint replacement surgeries each year, the fact that the tech is so similar after 50+ years is perplexing. Monogram could take us out of medieval times and into the 21st century.

European Union Wants Universal Charger For Cell Phones, Other Electronic Devices : NPR
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open-graph-image According to the EU, 38% of consumers reported struggling at least once to charge their cell phones because they couldn't find a compatible charger.

China central bank vows harsh crackdown on cryptocurrency industry
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open-graph-image China's central bank renewed its tough talk on bitcoin Friday, calling all digital currency activities illegal and vowing to crack down on the market.

Matt Amodio, the Latest ‘Jeopardy!’ Star, Breaks $1 Million - The New York Times
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open-graph-image The Ph.D. student in computer science at Yale is only the third contestant to reach that level of winnings.

MIT Establishes New Initiative to Meld Humans and Machines
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open-graph-image "We must continually strive towards a technological future in which disability is no longer a common life experience."

Samsung in talks with Tesla to make next-gen self-driving chips -Korea Economic Daily | Reuters
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open-graph-image Samsung Electronics is in talks with Tesla to make Tesla's next-generation self-driving chips based on Samsung's 7-nanometre chip production process, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday.

A Computer Breakthrough Helps Solve a Complex Math Problem 1 Million Times Faster
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open-graph-image Researchers have discovered a new technique that can make reservoir computing a million times faster on specific tasks.

Elon Musk And Grimes Split Up After 3 Years, 1 Child | HuffPost
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open-graph-image “We are semi-separated but still love each other, see each other frequently and are on great terms,” the tech mogul told Page Six.

COVID-19 is of less concern, greater threat to unvaccinated Americans | Pew Research Center
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open-graph-image Unvaccinated Americans are less likely to be concerned about health effects of COVID-19 and to wear masks in businesses all or most of the time.

Germany Struggles to Stop Online Abuse Ahead of Election - The New York Times
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open-graph-image Despite having one of the world’s toughest laws against online hate speech and harassment, Germany has struggled to contain toxic content ahead of its Sept. 26 election.

America is at last getting serious about countering China in Asia | The Economist
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open-graph-image But strengthening military alliances is not enough | Leaders

Icelandic Education Minister Asks Apple for Help - Iceland Monitor
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open-graph-image Icelandic Minister of Education Lilja Alfreðsdóttir has sent a letter to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., asking him for help in preserving the Icelandic language.

Operations observability platform Avenue launches with $4M – TechCrunch
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open-graph-image Avenue is building a command center for operations teams.

Polls on COVID-19 vaccination closely align with CDC data | Pew Research Center
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open-graph-image Public polling estimates on COVID-19 vaccination have been within about 2.8 points, on average, of the CDC's calculated rate.

Elon Musk and Grimes have broken up after 3 years of dating
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open-graph-image Musk told Page Six that he and Grimes are "semi-separated" but still love each other and "are on great terms."

Reddit's Work-Around for Vaccine Misinformation - The Atlantic
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open-graph-image The social-media giants are going after vaccine liars and conspiracists for technicalities. Is there a better way to protect the truth?

He Escaped the Dark Web's Biggest Bust. Now He's Back | WIRED
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open-graph-image DeSnake apparently eluded the DOJ's takedown of AlphaBay. The admin talked to WIRED about his return—and the resurrection of the notorious underground marketplace.

Greece Is Back On The Map: Greek PM Meets With Top U.S. CEOs
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open-graph-image In what is considered to be a positive sign of progress and recovery for Greece, Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis has met with a leading United States CEOs including Bloomberg L.P. CEO Mike Bloomberg and  Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, as part of the government's efforts to get the nation back on track.

AUKUS, the Quad, and India's Strategic Pivot
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open-graph-image As Joe Biden and Narendra Modi meet in Washington, the business of balancing China enters a serious phase.

Seattle HR startup Humanly lands $4.2M to help companies automate parts of the interview process - GeekWire
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2 min read, listed 1 day ago in Robert Dale — This Week in NLP: Friday 24th September 2021

open-graph-image Humanly has raised more cash to fuel growth for its HR software that helps companies screen job candidates, schedule interviews, automate initial communication, run reference checks, and more.

NSF Grant Supports Future Designers of ‘Trustworthy’ Artificial Intelligence | GW Today | The George Washington University
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open-graph-image SEAS received $3 million through the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program to transform the future of work, develop a new model for graduate education and to fund cross-cutting student scholarship.

Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets
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open-graph-image What doesn't stick comes around: Using machine learning and simulations of giant impacts, researchers at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory found that the planets residing in the inner solar systems were likely born from repeated hit-and-run collisions, challenging conventional models of planet formation.

Portland considers automated system to reduce 911 call wait times | kgw.com
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open-graph-image "You’ll actually be talking to an intelligent computer who will help to direct you to the resources that you need,” explained city commissioner Mingus Mapps.

Machine learning uncovers 'genes of importance' in agriculture and medicine
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open-graph-image Machine learning can pinpoint "genes of importance" that help crops to grow with less fertilizer, according to a new study published in Nature Communications. It can also predict additional traits in plants and disease outcomes in animals, illustrating its applications beyond agriculture.

Amazon is reportedly planning a wall-mounted Echo with a 15-inch display | Engadget
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open-graph-image Amazon is reportedly working on new devices including an Echo with a 15-inch wall-mounted display, a soundbar, new Echo Auto technology and wearables..

After Nearly 16 Years As Germany’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel Has No Clear Successor In Sunday’s Election | FiveThirtyEight
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open-graph-image Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. It might be an off-year election cycle in the U.S., but September has been full of high-profile elections. …

EU’s free-traders defeat French push to punish US – POLITICO
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open-graph-image Trade and Tech Council will now go ahead on September 29 despite French rage about a lost submarine deal.

Amazon is reportedly planning a wall-mounted Echo with a 15-inch display – TechCrunch
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open-graph-image Amazon is working on a number of new devices including an Echo with a 15-inch wall-mounted display, a soundbar, new Echo Auto technology and wearables, which could appear as early as next week.

Docs startup Almanac raises $34 million from Tiger as remote work shift hardens – TechCrunch
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open-graph-image As companies continue to delay their returns to the office and find temporary remote work policies becoming permanent, the startups building tooling for remote work-first cultures are finding a seemingly endless supply of customers. “Companies are finding the shift to remote work is not a one…

Proposed iPhone protections could put LGBTQ youth at risk – Center for Public Integrity
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open-graph-image Digital privacy groups worry that the protections could create a backdoor to widespread surveillance and engender abuse.

HGV driver shortage: Lorry firm using relay app to deliver across EU says algorithm could fix UK crisis
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open-graph-image Trucksters uses an artificial intelligence algorithm to run a relay service that delivers goods across Europe, and aims to ensure drivers spend more nights at home than on the road

Artificial intelligence tool improves accuracy of breast cancer imaging
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open-graph-image A computer program trained to see patterns among thousands of breast ultrasound images can aid physicians in accurately diagnosing breast cancer, a new study shows.

Researchers Study Recurrent Neural Network Structure in the Brain - Neuroscience News
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open-graph-image Recurrent neural networks within the human frontal cortex may be responsible for decision making, language, and movement, researchers report.

Techmeme: Stairwell, which scans companies' data to detect if they are compromised or were in the past, raises $20M Series A led by Sequoia and Accel (Carly Page/TechCrunch)
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Second UK data breach exposes details of more imperilled Afghans | Military News | Al Jazeera
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open-graph-image Latest defence ministry blunder follows another breach reported this week, which critics said put Afghan lives at risk.

Pandemic oversight board to preserve data analytics tools beyond its sunset date | Federal News Network
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open-graph-image The PRAC is learning its own lessons overseeing more than $5 trillion in COVID-19 spending.

Smallsat specialist OrbAstro busy building downstream dreams - SpaceNews
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open-graph-image OrbAstro, a space-as-a-service startup with visions of flying “tiny satellites in large flocks,” is gearing up to launch its first half-dozen smallsats in 2022 — including its just-announced first micro satellite.

Artificial Intelligence provides sharper images of lunar craters that contain water ice
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open-graph-image The moon's polar regions are home to craters and other depressions that never receive sunlight. Today, a group of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) in Germany present the highest-resolution images to date covering 17 such craters. Craters of this type could contain frozen water, making them attractive targets for future lunar missions, and the researchers focused further on relatively small and accessible craters surrounded by gentle slopes. In fact, three of the craters have turned out to lie within the just-announced mission area of NASA's Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER), which is scheduled to touch down on the moon in 2023. Imaging the interior of permanently shadowed craters is difficult, and efforts so far have relied on long exposure times resulting in smearing and lower resolution. By taking advantage of reflected sunlight from nearby hills and a novel image processing method, the researchers have now produced images at 1–2 meters per pixel, which is at or very close to the best capability of the cameras.

The iPhone 13 hits shelves
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open-graph-image Apple officially launched its next-generation iPhone 13 line on Friday, with four new smartphones hitting shelves and shipping to customers who secured their orders early.

English Court of Appeal rules that artificial intelligence cannot be named as inventor in patent application | Irish Legal News
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open-graph-image The English Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the UK Intellectual Property Office to reject two patent applications designating an artificial intelligence designed to create patentable inventions as the inventor.

U.S. Navy, Bahrain Commit to Advance New Unmanned Systems Efforts > U.S. Central Command > News Article View
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open-graph-image During a visit to the U.S. Navy installation in Bahrain, Sept. 23, Bahraini leaders committed to partnering with U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) to accelerate integration of new unmanned

Techmeme: Sources: Amazon is working on a larger Echo with a wall-mountable 15" screen, a TV sound bar, wearables for seniors, new speakers, and more (Bloomberg)
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Scientists create AI that can suggest where to apply makeup to fool facial recognition | Daily Mail Online
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open-graph-image Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University trained AI software to tell users where to apply subtle contouring to throw off facial recognition systems up to 98.8 percent of the time.

Artificial Intelligence Uncovers “Genes of Importance” in Agriculture and Medicine
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open-graph-image Machine learning can pinpoint “genes of importance” that help crops to grow with less fertilizer, according to a new study published in Nature Communications. It can also predict additional traits in plants and disease outcomes in animals, illustrating its applications beyond agriculture. Using g

Hoko Glasgow: ‘World’s most expensive brick’ up for grabs at £25,000 | The Scotsman
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open-graph-image A Scottish architect has created what he believes is the world’s ‘most expensive’ brick as part of a £500,000 crowdfunding campaign.

Minority Voices 'Filtered' Out of Google Natural Language Processing Models - Unite.AI
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open-graph-image According to new research, one of the largest Natural Language Processing (NLP) datasets available has been extensively ‘filtered’ to remove black and Hispanic authors, as well as material related to gay and lesbian identities, and source data that deals with a number of other marginal or minority identities. The dataset was used to train Google’s […]

Techmeme: iPhone 13 Pro runs 3rd-party apps at 120Hz for scrolling and screen transitions but limits them to 60Hz for animations; Apple's apps are exempt from this limit (Benjamin Mayo/9to5Mac)
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