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This prosthetic arm combines manual control with machine learning

Prosthetic limbs are getting better every year, but the strength and precision they gain doesn’t always translate to easier or more effective use, as amputees have only a basic level of control over them. One promi...

This prosthetic arm combines manual control with machine learning

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To Catch a Fake: Machine learning sniffs out its own machine-written propaganda Researchers at Allen Institute and the Paul Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington have tuned the "GPT-2" neural network to create "Grover," a program that both creates convincing fake articles but also is able to detect those fakes, pointing to a way to com...
04:48, 06/03/2019

Splice Machine doubles down on managing machine learning Splice Machine, which positions itself as a database on which you can do operational machine learning, is adding a new tool that performs lifecycle management of ML models....
18:32, 05/03/2019

Machine learning for .NET devs: ML.NET goes GA .NET developers, across platforms, now have access to machine learning from their home turf. Microsoft Automated Machine Leaning (AutoML) is included, and a Model Builder extension for Visual Studio rolls out an ML red carpet for developers....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Why machine learning could be the key to the future of gambling The gaming market is changing at a rapid pace. With the shift to online and mobile gaming – and now the advent of new immersive technologies like augmented and virtual reality – operators face intense competition in terms of attracting customers, with ongoing innovation key to their su...
14:32, 05/16/2019

How organizations can make the most of machine learning At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Markus Noga spoke with TechRepublic about which companies should use machine learning, and best practices for execution....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Oracle’s Machine Learning Strategy 20 years after acquiring Thinking Machines, AI and ML have remained among Oracle’s best-kept secrets. Oracle has been internally working with ML to enhance its products, but now it is starting to come out of its shell with the type of product portfolio that one would expect from an enterprise techno...
17:48, 08/23/2019

AWS - Why we need to make Machine Learning happen faster Amazon Web Services has put out a call to speed up the development of machine learning across the entire technology space.Speaking at the company's AWS Summit event in London today, a company executive said that AI is set to play a major role in the development of many future technologies - wit...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Why Google believes machine learning is its future Enlarge / Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O Developers Conference on May 7, 2019. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) One of the most interesting demos at this week's Google I/O keynote featured a new version of Google's voice assistant that's due out later ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

UBS looks to machine learning to plug FX liquidity gaps As global currency markets grapple with a growing number of flash crashes triggered by shutdowns in algorithmic trading systems when volatility spikes, UBS is utilizing machine learning technology to carry on dealing....
18:48, 05/14/2019

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
17:16, 05/24/2019

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
23:32, 06/07/2019

How Azure uses machine learning to predict VM failures Knowing a hard disk is going to fail before it does means you can move a VM rather than having to recover it. Scheduled Events lets you control the automatic live migrations that protect your VMs from hardware failures on Azure....
20:16, 04/28/2019

Emulator Can Now Use Machine Learning To Translate Games (Poorly) The developers behind RetroArch, the popular one-stop shop for retro gaming emulation, announced a new feature over the weekend: translating Japanese text to English on the fly. The results aren’t great, but they’re better than nothing and likely to improve over time....
11:16, 08/27/2019

Owlcam bets the dash cam is the new frontier in machine learning To do machine learning right, some take the approach of getting in the middle of a big problem and hoping to amass the data to train the network. That's the bet of startup Owlcam, whose $349 camera and service offering claims to have received millions of videos from its customers, building its datab...
22:32, 06/27/2019

How machine learning in policing could fuel racial discrimination The debate over the police using machine learning is intensifying – it is considered in some quarters as controversial as stop and search. Stop and search is one of the most contentious areas of how the police interact with the public. It has been heavily criticized for being discriminatory towards ...
17:00, 09/22/2019

Neuromorphic computing finds new life in machine learning Neuromorphic computing has had little practical success in building machines that can tackle standard tests such as logistic regression or image recognition. But work by prominent researchers is combining the best of machine learning with simulated networks of spiking neurons, bringing new hope for ...
06:00, 07/01/2019

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the current explosion of activity in the space, the practical applications of neural networks were limited.  ...
05:16, 08/05/2019

| WATCH: Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by a team at Cambridge University....
14:48, 07/27/2019

Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work. The aim is to build confidence in these systems and find ways to improve them. Designing a machine-learning model for a certain t...
17:32, 05/31/2019

Blockchain, zero-code machine learning coming to Azure Enlarge (credit: Caetano Candal Sato / Flickr) Microsoft's annual developer conference kicks off on Monday, and the company will no doubt have all manner of things to announce for Azure and, if we're lucky, Windows. To whet our appetites, the company has unveiled a crop of new Azure and Internet-o...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Supp AI uses machine learning to identify supplement interactions Supp AI, a tool developed by the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, taps machine learning to identify interactions among supplements and drugs.Read More...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Apple debuts Core ML 3 with on-device machine learning Apple is introducing on-device machine learning with Core ML 3 to power personalization for iOS apps. Multiple model training is also part of Core ML 3.Read More...
04:48, 06/04/2019

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
21:00, 09/18/2019

How to strike balance between supervised and unsupervised machine learning Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decades ago, manufacturers have been on a journey to transform their businesses and create added value for stakeholders.Today, a fresh generation of technol...
14:32, 07/08/2019

How to tell whether machine-learning systems are robust enough for the real world MIT researchers have devised a method for assessing how robust machine-learning models known as neural networks are for various tasks, by detecting when the models make mistakes they shouldn’t. Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) are designed to process and classify images for computer vision an...
12:32, 05/10/2019

Steam uses machine learning for its new game recommendation engine Enlarge / The new recommendation engine is part of a new experimental Steam Labs branding. For years now, Valve has been testing new approaches to filter the glut of Steam games down to the ones in which individual users are most likely to show an interest. To that end, the company is today rolli...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Cerebras CEO talks about the big implications for machine learning in company’s big chip Silicon Valley startup Cerebras Systems on Monday unveiled the world's largest chip, designed especially for AI. Cerebras CEO and co-founder Andrew Feldman talks with ZDNet about some of the implications for training of deep learning networks....
01:16, 08/22/2019

VMware and Nvidia launch hybrid cloud on AWS for machine learning VMWare and Nvidia today launch VMware on AWS, a hybrid cloud for AI and machine learning workflows. Nvidia also introduced a new virtual GPU offering.Read More...
18:48, 08/26/2019

AI Weekly: Microsoft, machine learning framework interoperability, and ONNX Microsoft and Facebook made the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) for interoperability between frameworks and hardware optimized for machine learning.Read More...
22:16, 05/03/2019

BAE nets $4.7M by DARPA to integrate machine learning into RF signals detection The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $4.7 million to integrate machine learning into intelligence gathering involving radio frequency signals....
19:48, 07/08/2019

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with 89 percent sensitivity...
17:48, 09/12/2019

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by inventing smart search strategies to counter a lack of theoretical math used most game-playing AI....
23:48, 07/11/2019

AWS launches Textract, machine learning for text and data extraction AWS' Textract, which leverages machine learning algorithms to detect and extract text and data from a range of document types, is now generally available.Read More...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Harnessing machine learning to make managing your storage less of a chore Enlarge / As far as we know, none of the storage vendors using AI have gone neuromorphic yet—let alone biological. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) While the words "artificial intelligence" generally conjure up visions of Skynet, HAL 9000, and the Demon Seed, machine learning and other types of AI ...
15:17, 09/19/2019

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine learning The same kind of algorithms designed to identify threats and micropatterns in malicious activities in real time can be leveraged to wage attacks.Read More...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance looks to machine learning for patient care The partnership with AWS will see the alliance use machine learning to advance innovation in areas such as cancer diagnostics, precision medicine, voice-enabled technologies, and medical imaging....
09:48, 08/08/2019

Third Transform 2019 AI Showcase: Practical data and machine learning applications At the third and final showcase at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five more companies showed the crowd their latest innovations and products.Read More...
02:48, 07/12/2019

Book review: ‘AIQ’ explains machine learning fundamentals using human history Artificial intelligence can be confusing stuff. The book AIQ by statistics professors Nick Polson and James Scott explains the basics in plain English.Read More...
20:48, 08/13/2019

Las Vegas autonomous shuttle crash happened due to lack of manual control Back in 2017, Las Vegas' self-driving shuttle service got into a minor collision after just an hour into its year-long trial. While it truly was a minor incident and nobody got hurt, the fact that an autonomous vehicle was involved prompted the Natio......
11:00, 07/12/2019

Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV TCAV is short for Testing with Concept Activation Vectors and its a technology that can identify high concept signals and therefore defend against bias....
05:16, 05/08/2019

How Google Maps uses machine learning to predict bus traffic delays in real time Google Maps uses machine learning to create bus delay forecasts to tell people in hundreds of cities around the world when the next bus arrives.Read More...
02:00, 06/28/2019

CERN scientists join Zenuity machine learning for autonomous vehicles initiative Zenuity, a joint venture between Volvo and Autoliv, today said it plans to work with CERN to speed machine learning for autonomous vehicles.Read More...
23:16, 08/29/2019

Wells Fargo: Artificial intelligence and machine learning a 'double-edged sword' The bank's executive vice president and head of enterprise architecture detailed Wells Fargo's approach to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning....
10:48, 09/04/2019

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Explorium secures $19M funding to automate data science and machine learning-driven insights Part machine learning platform, part data marketplace, Explorium promises to automate data and feature discovery, and build and deploy models for your analytics and application needs....
02:00, 09/12/2019

Medtronic, IBM study: Machine learning, app, glucose monitoring hardware combo improves diabetes management The study​ was based on data from 3,100 people with diabetes who used Medtronic's Guardian Connect glucose monitoring hardware for at least five days....
18:16, 06/11/2019

IDSS hosts inaugural Learning for Dynamics and Control conference Over the next decade, the biggest generator of data is expected to be devices which sense and control the physical world. From autonomy to robotics to smart cities, this data explosion — paired with advances in machine learning — creates new possibilities for designing and optimizing technological s...
19:32, 07/10/2019

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, automating as much of it as possible....
16:16, 06/27/2019

Pete Buttigieg says 'media noise machine' took Thomas Jefferson comments 'out of control' South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg told Fox News Sunday night that his comments about rechristening events named after Thomas Jefferson were "a great example ... of how the media noise machine on the right wing takes things out of control."...
03:48, 05/20/2019

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Which Apparently Had a Manual Transmission, No Longer Has a Manual Transmission As car enthusiasts, we talk a lot about manual transmissions. We buy manual transmissions. We mourn the slow, painful death of manual transmissions. But the latest manual transmission to die is the one in the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, which approximately zero of us knew had a manual transmission....
20:16, 05/03/2019

Death of the manual handbrake: 30 per cent of new cars have manual handbrake News 16 Sep, 2019 Fresh research uncovers only three in 10 new cars have a manual handbrake, with JLR, Lexus, Mercedes and Porsche going electric-only...
19:32, 09/16/2019

Cat survives trip in washing machine cycle, needs oxygen machine for recovery Felix, the one-year-old kitty, is recovering from pneumonia, a concussion and temporary blindness caused by his run-in with the washing machine.        ...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Afghan boy dances with joy after receiving prosthetic leg The video of five-year-old Ahmad dancing — and wearing a brilliant smile — was shared on Twitter earlier this week by a physiotherapist and has been viewed over one million times....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Boy who danced with new prosthetic leg tells of being shot A six-year-old Afghan boy who appeared in footage showing him dancing with his new prosthetic leg has spoken of the moment he was shot and called for peace in his war-ravaged country....
23:32, 05/10/2019

Viral Video Shows Boy Dancing In Delight After Getting Prosthetic Leg A video that is going viral online has touched the hearts of thousands across the world. It shows a boy from Afghanistan dancing in joy after receiving a prosthetic leg....
18:16, 05/07/2019

The Mini SE combines green power with go-gart handling The EV market continues to expand, with more automakers releasing more vehicles. At auto shows, the cars of the future are now shown with electric powertrains instead of giant V8 engines. Automakers have also started looking backward for the vehicles......
08:32, 07/24/2019

Video of joyful Afghan boy dancing on new prosthetic leg goes viral Ahmad Rahman had to have his leg amputated after he was shot as a baby in Logar provinceWhen Ahmad Rahman was eight months old he and his sister, Salima, were injured when fighting broke out between Afghan government forces and the Taliban in their village in Logar province. Rahman was shot in the l...
09:16, 05/09/2019

A Unique and Affecting Memoir Combines Grief and Mushrooms In “The Way Through the Woods,” Long Litt Woon writes about diving into an obsession with learning about the fungi, and how it helped her mourn for her husband and embrace life again....
07:00, 08/15/2019

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to catch ourselves when we fall. This particular “stumble reflex” was the subject of an inter...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Cops look for owner of prosthetic ear found on Florida beach These Florida cops have had it up to ‘ear.’ Someone discovered a rubber, prosthetic ear at the Manatee Public Beach — and now local authorities are desperately trying to track down the owner. “Have you lost an ear?” the Holmes Beach Police Department posted to Facebook Tuesda...
21:16, 06/20/2019

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor Laura Booth, who lost part of her left leg in a car crash, said she was “sad to have received abuse” after forgoing heels, the Independent re...
23:48, 06/06/2019

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sens...
01:16, 07/25/2019

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first playlist on the service to combine podcasts and music, with the goa......
14:00, 06/12/2019

Citi combines its stock trading and prime brokerage business Citigroup Inc is combining its stock trading business with its prime brokerage unit, which caters to hedge funds, private equity firms and other investors....
23:48, 07/29/2019

Ruby the chicken gets prosthetic leg from Oregon eco-animal sanctuary after amputation Wildwood Farm Sanctuary, an eco-animal sanctuary providing lifelong refuge and rehabilitation for neglected and abandoned animals in 98 acres of Oregon wine country, took to social media to announce Ruby got a prosthetic leg....
12:32, 05/24/2019

Ricardinho: futsal king who combines the qualities of Ronaldo and Messi O Mágico turned to futsal after being rejected by Porto aged 14 and is now the superstar of the fast-growing five-a-side gameThe greatest of all time debate needs no introduction. But what if there were another dimension to it? What would a hybrid of Cristiano Ronaldo’s and Lionel Messi’s qualities ...
20:32, 07/25/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 combines creative flexibility with great design The Android tablet market isn’t exactly a hotbed of excitement and activity, which makes it all the more impressive that Samsung continues to iterate its own tablet lineup in smart, meaningful ways that push the technology forward and deliver a stellar experience. Samsung’s new Galaxy T...
02:00, 09/18/2019

Withings' Steel HR combines the classic look of an analog watch with the features of a smartwatch Malarie Gokey/Business Insider The Withings Steel HR is the best smart analog watch you can buy, hands down. It looks like a classic wristwatch with its slim, circular face, 36mm casing, and 18mm watch straps, but it packs a lot of tech inside. The Steel HR has a heart rate sensor to track your fit...
23:32, 08/12/2019

New Navy ocean attack plan combines air, surface and undersea drones Should an enemy submarine surface well beyond undersea or surface drone detection range and send intelligence to attack platforms - US Navy platforms could be vulnerable in some instances. Fortified by targeting data from well beyond the horizon, enemy subs, planes and ships might, in this case, be ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

ASUS' ROG Phone II combines high-spec power with accessory spectacle Gaming phones are a rare breed, and the nascent category has already proved to be too much of a challenge for Razer. Some companies still see it as an opportunity to tap into the ever-growing esports market, however. Devices land with gimmicks......
12:16, 07/22/2019

Daisy Group combines channel businesses into Digital Wholesale Solutions The Daisy Group has completed a major restructure of its channel business, combining three units into a single enlarged division it claims can serve all of partner’s digital infrastructure needs.The new unit, called Digital Wholesale Solutions, will inherit the teams, platforms and product po...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Chevy Bolt EV review: An electric car that combines cool tech with a good price Yes, I'm afraid that might have been me you spotted driving around in a 2019 Chevy Bolt EV electric car. Here's my review of the tech inside.Read More...
18:48, 09/23/2019

Lumi by Pampers combines parental insight with data to establish routine for baby Pampers is entering the baby monitoring world with its first all-in-one connected care system. The product's goal is to blend intuition with data.       ...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Florida’s Holmes Beach Police Department is hoping to reunite a prosthetic ear with its rightful owner (WFLA) Here’s a tale of an unusual “lost and found” item. Somebody turned in a rubber, prosthetic ear and Florida’s Holmes Beach Police Department would like to find its owner. You’d think somebody who lost an ear would step up and make a claim. So far, that hasn’t happ...
10:48, 06/22/2019

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom admits to using prosthetic penis to cheat Olympic drug test NBA champion Lamar Odom revealed in his upcoming memoir, "Darkness to Light," that he cheated a drug test in order to play for USA Basketball.        ...
19:16, 05/18/2019

Lamar Odom reveals he used prosthetic penis to pass drug test so he could play at the Olympics An upcoming memoir by two time NBA champion Lamar Odom shed light on some of his past transgressions during his basketball career, with one excerpt saying he cheated a drug test to play for the United States basketball team at the 2004 Olympics in Athens....
20:00, 05/18/2019

Philadelphia Flyers mascot surprises 7-year-old superfan who requested custom Gritty-themed prosthetic Gritty, the wild-eyed mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team, surprised a 7-year-old fan who had requested a customized prosthetic leg featuring the orange furry creature. ...
22:16, 06/25/2019

Which Crossover Deserves To Get A Manual? Crossovers. I don’t completely hate them and I will not apologize. Some crossovers used to come with manual transmissions, like the Porsche Cayenne GTS, BMW X5 and BMW X3, and they were pretty weird. Let’s embrace performance crossovers and bring that trend back with something like the 2020 Porsche ...
15:16, 09/03/2019

Get Over It: The C8 Corvette Is Not Getting a Manual Gearbox Look at that guy in the stock photo, driving the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. He is feeling the thrill of 495 horsepower right behind his back. He is basking in the sun as it shines on his face. What he is not doing—what he will never do, unfortunately—is shifting gears with a stick and a clutch ped...
22:16, 07/23/2019

Here's the Last 1 Ton Luxury Truck You Can Buy New With a Manual Transmission What appears to be the last remaining 2018 Ram 3500 Laramie that you can buy brand new with a manual transmission has apparently been languishing on a dealer’s lot in Pennsylvania for more than six months. Folks, I am crestfallen....
02:32, 06/14/2019

Trials Of Mana Has No Manual, So Here's How To Play It The good news: Seiken Densetsu 3, the sequel to Secret of Mana, is finally available outside Japan for the first time, and it’s now called Trials of Mana. The bad news: Collection of Mana, the Switch game that includes Trials, doesn’t have a manual, and Trials is a complicated game. Here’s what you ...
20:16, 06/27/2019

At $19,991, Could You Love This 2014 Diesel-Manual VW Bug? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe New Beetle comes with VW’s fuel sipping TDI engine and a fun-making six speed stick. Let’s see if this retro convertible’s price tag makes for a trifecta of fabulousness....
19:16, 08/20/2019

U.S. Buyers Still Overwhelmingly Choose a Manual for the Subaru BRZ and WRX It shouldn’t be much of a surprise that Subaru still has decent manual sales in a market where carmakers can’t give a third pedal away, given that its buyers are often either outdoorsy dog people or street hoons. But manual take rates in the BRZ and WRX, at least in the U.S., even manage to outshine...
03:16, 05/23/2019

The Manual Corvette Started Dying Before The C8 Even Debuted The eighth-generation, mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette is, if its claimed pricing pans out, an astounding thing—it’s a car six decades in the making, and would undercut the ultra-luxury supercars of the world at a sub-$60,000 base price. But unlike past Corvettes, it won’t come with the option for a m...
23:48, 08/05/2019

Hey Cool the New Aston Martin Vanquish May Still Get a Manual Aston Martin has long promised to be the last bastion of hope for gifting manual-shift sports cars to the world. That seemed less likely with the new Aston Martin Vanquish going mid-engined, but it sounds like we may not need to worry just yet....
23:48, 07/03/2019

Road Trip Pro Tip: Make Your Own Owner's Manual for Your Car All my cars are all old; most are missing user’s manuals. My phone’s huge and expensive so I hate taking it out of my pocket, especially near car work. But I can never remember which car takes which oil, where the Zerk fittings are, and other small-but-significant details. So I make my own reference...
07:00, 07/05/2019

There Are Way More Brand New Manual VW Wagons for Sale Than I Expected It’s a sad day for wagon lovers as Volkswagen announced that the Golf Sportwagen and Alltrack will not return to the American market after the 2019 model year. It was the only brand new wagon you could buy in the US with a manual, and if you are thinking of grabbing one now is the time to act while ...
01:32, 07/18/2019

Biles: 'No manual' for healing from scars of abuse Simone Biles was emotional as she described how tough it has been "coming back to the organization that has failed you" in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal....
10:16, 08/08/2019

3D-printing Dungeons & Dragons’ Monster Manual Dungeons & Dragons and 3D printing feel like a match made in tabletop heaven -- as one fan discovered when he learned how to print miniatures.Read More...
01:16, 07/08/2019

These Heroes Put A Manual Transmission In An Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Like many sporty cars these days, the Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 is only available with a transmission that is shifted by computer rather than three pedals and a hand rod thingy. The 3-liter twin-turbo Nissan VR30DDTT is a gem of an engine, and the Q60 chassis is pretty great, too. While the steerin...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Aston Martin Vantage AMR Gets A Manual Transmission The Vantage AMR's manual transmission also features AMSHIFT. The system, which is driver selectable, uses clutch, gear position and prop shaft sensors, together with finely-tuned engine management......
17:16, 05/01/2019

New Aston Martin Vantage AMR revealed with manual gearbox News 1 May, 2019 The limited run Aston Martin Vantage AMR will arrive in late 2019 with an all-new seven-speed ‘dog-leg’ manual transmission...
12:32, 05/02/2019

Under the skin: Why Volkswagen is bringing back manual gearboxes The Volkswagen Group’s new MQ281 gearbox shows how far manual gearbox technology has progressed over the years and how it still has a big part to play in cutting fuel consumption and emissions New six-speed MQ281 unit is lightweight, compact and shows that the future isn't necessarily automatic A...
03:32, 08/20/2019

Genesis Gave the G70 a Manual Transmission Even Though It Knew Barely Anybody Would Buy One When it comes to new vehicles with manual transmissions, at least in this bleak segment of the global car market we call America, things aren’t great—even the holdouts are shedding their third pedals, and barren sales justify it. But Genesis knew its manual G70 sedan would barely sell, and brought ...
16:48, 05/19/2019

A Majority Of Mazda Miata Buyers Still Want A Manual Transmission It seems like every day you hear news that the manual is dying. Nobody is buying a manual transmission, especially not Hyundai buyers. The take rate on many manual-optional cars is dwindling. But there are a few bright spots in the manual transmission world. The one shining the brightest right now i...
06:00, 05/16/2019

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
23:00, 05/01/2019

The De Tomaso P72 Is a Stunning Throwback Supercar With a Manual Gearbox De Tomaso, famed for making the Pantera, is back with the P72—an homage to 1960s prototypes with a modern twist. And like any good homage to old-school racers, it has a manual gearbox....
19:32, 07/05/2019

At 62 life still seems like a terrifying adventure with no manual | John Crace It’s been a good week for teenagers, a bad week for sunbathers and another desperate week for politicsIt’s been a good few days for 15-year-olds. First we had Alex Mann wowing Glastonbury as he rapped on stage with Dave. Then we had Coco Gauff defeating Venus Williams, a winner of seven grand slam t...
17:16, 07/05/2019

Apollo 11: 'Most important manual' from Moon landing could be worth $9M British auction house is auctioning off several Apollo 11-related items, including the flight plan used on board and the Apollo 11 Lunar Module Timeline Book, a manual deemed to be the "most important manual used" to put "a man on the Moon." ...
15:48, 07/02/2019

Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go ‘manual’ BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young says a ransomware virus that hit the city’s computer systems has forced operations to “revert back to manual.” The Baltimore Sun reports the extent of the Robbinhood ransomware attack was noticeable Wednesday as some...
16:00, 05/09/2019

At $1,500, Could This Manual-Equipped 1998 Volvo V70 Mean it’s Time to Get Busy? With its five-speed stick and a kids seat in back, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe V70 is attractively kitted. Let’s see if its age and high miles dim the attractiveness of its otherwise seemingly low asking price....
14:48, 07/18/2019

New Aston Martin Vantage AMR gains seven-speed manual Aston Martin’s Vantage AMR will cost from £149,995 Limited-run special edition ditches automatic for dog-leg shift manual 'box in a bid to be more engaging The new Aston Martin Vantage AMR special edition will be the first current-generation model to come with a manual gearbox and is focused on ...
14:10, 05/01/2019

Aston Martin to reveal manual Vantage AMR imminently Aston will revive its racing-inspired special with a manual gearbox, expected to be shown in the coming days Aston Martin has previewed a new manual gearbox ‘AMR’ variant of the latest Vantage sports car, set to be revealed within the next week.  AMR, which, unsurprisingly, stands for Aston Martin ...
14:10, 05/01/2019

The 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Gets The Manual For The Top Trim While the styling may be a bit polarizing, the Honda Civic hatchback remains one of the benchmarks for a small, fun car. Buyers that chose the excellent six-speed manual, though, had to give up some upgrades in the higher trims. That won’t be the case for the 2020 model year, when you can get a full...
01:32, 08/16/2019

More U.S. Volkswagen Golf R and GTI Buyers Go for the Dual-Clutch Transmission Than the Manual The Volkswagen Golf R and GTI are blessings unto this land we call America, given that folks over here tend to shy away from any car model with “hot” or “hatch” in its nickname. But of the people who do go for one of these two hot hatches in the U.S., a slight majority opt to go without a third peda...
16:00, 05/27/2019

How intelligent technology revolutionized manual processes at Purdue University At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Andrew Bean spoke with TechRepublic about how technology has made their business processes more efficient at Purdue....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Seeing A Video Game Instruction Manual In 2019 Makes Me So Happy No matter how good or bad sexy pinball game Senran Kagura Peach Ball turns out, I will always remember it for the kindness of providing me a tiny manual in these days of physical video game instruction scarcity....
22:32, 07/02/2019

Volkswagen Questionably Advertises the Manual Transmission as a Security Feature “Manual Transmission Foils Car Theft” is a headline we write all too often, and now Volkswagen has taken advantage of America’s stick shift incompetence to advertise its Jetta GLI’s manual transmission as a security feature. So just leave your manual car unlocked, the commercial suggests. It’ll be f...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Cboe Vest’s New “Dividend Aristocrats” ETF (Ticker: KNG) Combines Quality Dividend Growers with Partial Call Overwriting Strategy, Targeting Income with Growth McLean, VA – March 27, 2018 – Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”), a majority-owned asset management subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, Inc., has launched the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF (KNG), its first ETF....
15:00, 05/01/2019

This Manual Transmission Electric Ford Ranger Has A 30 Mile Range And It's For Sale Some enterprising individual converted a 1987 manual transmission-equipped Ford Ranger into an electric truck, and the resulting golf cart battery-powered Ford mini-truck is for sale right now on Craigslist. Let’s take a look at this lovely creation....
04:16, 08/24/2019

First moon landing manual used by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin is up for auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie’s said on Wednesday. The 44-page ring-bound Apollo 11 lunar module timeline book details every ...
17:16, 05/03/2019

Hyundai Twists Knife, Drops Manual on Elantra and Hikes Price $2,000 No matter which month, year or state of ruin the world is in, a few things have always seemed constant: at least one cat begging for food in the early hours of the morning, seasonal allergies and Hyundai offering a manual Elantra in America. Not to shake your faith in reality, but that last one is n...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.       ...
01:48, 07/20/2019

This Jeepney Driver’s Hands-Free Manual Transmission Shifting Technique Is Absurd It’s getting harder and harder to find folks who can actually operate a manual transmission in the U.S., but in other parts of the world, sticks are still the norm. And in the Philippines, one man in particular makes self-shifting look incredibly easy. By using his foot....
23:32, 05/02/2019

Leaked AT&T Galaxy Fold manual warns against peeling the screen off, dubs crease 'normal' Samsung is gearing up for the final release date of the Galaxy Fold, after the few preview specimens it sent out to influencers were either abused or exhibited strange display artifacts. Meanwhile, the device manual for the AT&T version has leaked out in Korean media, and it does indeed contain a wa...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Manchester stabbing suspect 'had manual on lethal ways to strike with a knife', court hears A terror suspect who is accused of attempted murder after a brutal stabbing in Manchester on New Year's Eve had a manual of "lethal ways to strike with a knife", a court heard....
21:48, 06/12/2019

AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter IBT Many companies use the term artificial intelligence, or AI, as a way to generate excitement for their products and to present themselves as on the cutting edge of tech development. But what exactly is artificial intelligence? What does it involve? And how will it help the development of future g...
01:48, 07/14/2019

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
21:32, 06/05/2019

QB Smith: Big step will be learning to run again In his first public comments since suffering a devastating leg injury in November, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hasn't abandoned hope of playing football again but knows there are a number of steps to get there....
18:32, 06/21/2019

The New Machine When the last week of June rolls around next year, former congressman Joe Crowley and his friends in the Queens Democratic Party might want to just take the week off. Maybe hit the beach, or the mountains, or something—anything—that doesn’t involve electoral politics....
16:16, 06/26/2019

Learning to think and talk straight | Letter Brigid Purcell recommends a book, Straight and Crooked Thinking, that should be put into the hands of every teenagerDavid Thouless’s obituary (13 July) mentions his father, Robert, but fails to mention the latter’s most notable publication, which contains one of the most important contributions of t...
01:00, 07/17/2019

E-learning - The different surfaces in horse racing "We take a look with Longines at the different - and wildly contrasting - surfaces in horse racing and how this variable affects the sport and the action."...
21:48, 09/11/2019

Just Taron Egerton learning what a "bussy" is Oh, innocence. We all had it at some point, and we all lost it at some point. Sometimes that loss is sought out, other times it just slaps you in the face, leaving your young, mushy brain with no clear path back to naivety. The latter appears to have been captured on camera for Taron Egerton, who in...
22:48, 05/31/2019

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, effort and a whole lot of patience to master a forei...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
16:16, 06/01/2019

N4T Lifesaver: Technology no substitute for learning CPR TUCSON – Swim season is upon us, and one big part of the ABCs of water safety is learning CPR. “Studies show that for every minute that CPR is not being done, that you decrease ten percent in survival,” Northwest Fire District Captain Brian Keeley told the News 4 Tucson Lifesaver. For first-re...
06:48, 05/11/2019

Photos: 20 best resources for learning how to code Developers don't necessarily need a four-year degree to get into coding. Here are 20 tools to help you learn, exercise, and polish your coding skills....
07:16, 07/31/2019

Best online learning platforms of 2019 When it comes to training and education, online platforms are increasingly becoming the norm, whether it's packages supplied in-house or by third-party providers.The number of Learning Management Systems (LMS) isn't just increasing dramatically, but also in the quality, reach, and value of...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill government coffers. Instead of imitating Canada’s broa...
04:16, 05/20/2019

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with institutions and services, ensuring that decisions made by ...
15:00, 07/05/2019

Learning is key for WTCR wildcard Engstler "Learning will be key for Luca Engstler when the German teenager makes his debut in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO in Slovakia next week."...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Neville and England learning value of consistency "England\u0027s Lionesses are into the semi-finals of the Women\u0027s World Cup - and it seems that head coach Phil Neville has finally started to work out what his strongest starting line-up is."...
23:32, 06/27/2019

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and Implementation conference this week, the researchers describe a novel probabilist...
17:00, 06/26/2019

A beginner’s guide to AI: Supervised and unsupervised learning Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. This is also a part of our “Beginner’s guide to AI,” featuring articles on algorithms, neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and artifici...
19:32, 07/06/2019

Osmo releases iPad learning kit for preschoolers Here's an interesting alternative to playing your toddler more Sesame Street reruns: Edtech company Osmo has launched an iPad-enabled learning tool for the preschool set. Aimed at children between the ages of 3 to 5 years old, the Little Genius Start......
07:00, 06/25/2019

Apex Legends Players Are Learning A Lot About Leviathans Apex Legends Season Two brought some changes to the game’s map. Leviathans, those dinosaur-like monsters that used to stand in the water off King’s Canyon, are now stationed across the landscape. In the two days since the season launched, players have been discovering what you can do with them....
23:32, 07/04/2019

Start learning the Java essentials with this $31 course bundle Budding programming professional can add this vital tool to their coding skillset with the training in The Ultimate Java Expert Certification Bundle. The collection is on sale now at over 90 percent off its retail price, just $31.01 from TNW Deals....
19:32, 07/06/2019

How students are learning about 9/11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the school, says he has a very clear memory of exactly where he was on this day. Bogard says, “I ...
22:48, 09/12/2019

Accountability and reproducibility in deep learning through DeepOps With the many advantages of deep learning -- and the massive amounts of data required -- come challenges that data scientists face on a day-to-day basis.Read More...
16:16, 07/10/2019

Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime on a sunny day in early June. I’m standing on London’s Fleet Street outside an imposing door that’s sandwiched between a solicitor’s office and Ye Olde...
18:16, 06/15/2019

My Language-Learning App Has A Leaderboard And It's Ruining My Life I tried to wean myself off my mobile games by learning a new language. Now, instead of being obsessed with tapping on mobile games, I’m obsessed with my language-learning app. Damn it....
01:16, 08/21/2019

For These Muslims, Learning the Quran Starts With YouTube A group of Indonesians have begun translating the Quran into sign language, helping millions of deaf Muslims get access to their holiest book for the first time....
07:16, 05/09/2019

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from these “exceptional responders”?...
18:16, 04/28/2019

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected challengers for players used to making theme parks....
20:16, 06/18/2019

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most common forms is Alzheimer’s disease. At this time, the causes of the disease are not well underst...
19:16, 07/19/2019

This Old Fiat Contains a Time Machine Have you ever wanted to travel back to 1972? I can’t say as I have, but if it had to be 1972 or no time travel, I’d definitely volunteer for that trip. That’s a bit of what it’s like to drive an old hotted up Fiat Cinquecento on a sunny day through the countryside. Which countryside? It doesn’t real...
05:16, 06/18/2019

IK Multimedia’s $250 drum machine is available now IK Multimedia's $250 drum machine, Uno Drum, is available starting today. The company announced the portable, battery-powered device last month, but we weren't sure when it would be available....
09:48, 06/15/2019

The 2019 TT - Isle of Man and Machine The world's most famous motorcycle event returns for 2019. We go behind the scenes In 2019, the Isle of Man TT remains one of the most extreme motorsport events in the bike calendar, where road racers risk it all on the mountain. This documentary follows four competitors approaching the 37-mile c...
16:32, 07/08/2019

How to prevent AIOps becoming just another cog in the machine Over the past few years, companies have been rapidly transitioning to dynamic, hybrid cloud environments to keep up with the constant demand to deliver something new. However, whilst the cloud offers the agility that enterprises crave, the ever-changing nature of these environments has generated unp...
13:00, 05/09/2019

What Is The Best Car To Turn Into A Time Machine? As we all know, the most famous example of a car turned into a machine to travel through time, not just space, is the DeLorean used in the Back to the Future movies. While dramatic and looking good for a movie, I’m not convinced this is actually a good choice at all for a time-travel vehicle. This q...
14:49, 09/22/2019

At the N.R.A., a Cash Machine Sputtering As the gun rights group lavished pay and perks on its leaders and partners, fueling infighting, it increasingly relied on its own charity for funds. Tax experts have questions....
07:00, 05/15/2019

What Daniel Jones is learning with eyes glued on Eli Manning Daniel Jones is adhering to a Yogi Berra doctrine when it comes to developing as an NFL quarterback as a teammate of Eli Manning. Berra once said, “You can observe a lot just by watching,” and Jones is keeping his eyes fixed squarely on the 38-year-old Giants icon, hoping to soak up as much kn...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl Japanese-style listening bars, where D.J.’s spin carefully selected records for a hushed audience, are arriving in America. But truly appreciating them can take a little practice....
06:48, 06/04/2019

YouTube Says Investing in Learning Content Across Indian Languages YouTube has provided a learning fund to eight Indian creators to develop high-quality content during its "EduCon" summit held in New Delhi on Sunday....
03:00, 09/03/2019

Age of Learning appoints former Disney exec Paul Candland as CEO Education tech company Age of Learning, creator of the ABCmouse online learning program, has appointed former Disney executive Paul Candland as its new CEO.Read More...
04:48, 09/04/2019

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws dealing with service animals. “People with disabiliti...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Redskins’ Alex Smith learning to run again after horrific injury All hope is not lost for Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith after the devastating leg injury that ended his 2018 season. There were questions as to whether Smith ever would be able to play football again after he suffered a compound fracture in his right leg during a Nov. 18 loss to the Hous...
02:32, 06/22/2019

Meghan Trainor Is ''Devastated'' After Learning About Her Fan's Death: ''I'll Keep You in My Heart'' Meghan Trainor shared the heartbreaking news that one of her biggest supporters passed away. On Tuesday, the "Good Mornin'" singer took a moment to dedicate an Instagram post......
07:00, 06/12/2019

The Walking Dead: Onslaught interview: Learning about the campaign, co-op, and more This interview on The Walking Dead: Onslaught goes over its seven-part long campaign, the inclusion of full co-op, and the secondary challenge mode.Read More...
23:16, 08/25/2019

Trump stopped attacks against Iran after learning 150 people might die President Trump said in a string of tweets that the reason he scrapped planned military strikes against Iran was because he learned that dozens of Iranians would die....
17:16, 06/21/2019

Iron Man’s ‘Learning to Fly’ breaks down what it means to be inside the suit In a YouTube video titled “Learning to Fly” embedded above and a PS blog post, Camouflaj discusses how they tried to nail that feeling of what it means to be Iron Man.Read More...
11:48, 07/22/2019

Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech startup that’s intended for children to learn coding and electronics. The product, called the pi-top 3, is a Raspberry Pi-powered laptop with a k...
22:16, 08/22/2019

Raising hemp a learning experience for Philpot family PHILPOT, Ky. (AP) — The federal legalization of hemp through the Hemp Farming Act, a part of the 2018 Farm Bill, has brought seasoned farmers and would-be gold rushers alike into the hemp game. For those neo-farmers hoping to cash in, hemp represents the potential of a hefty payday. For the salt-of-...
20:32, 06/15/2019

Tsitsipas faces steep learning curve at Wimbledon The rise of Stefanos Tsitsipas is one of the feel-good stories of tennis this year but the Greek world number six with the infectious smile and aggressive game will be out of his comfort zone as the grass-court season builds up to Wimbledon....
11:32, 06/25/2019

This AI-powered bot is learning how to tweet like Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin There’s a new form of artificial intelligence that mimics Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin with alarming accuracy. Vitalik Boterin is a bot powered by machine learning (ML). It regularly tweets unique nuggets of wisdom that read eerily similar to the real deal, like this one. The idea that *all* ...
20:16, 05/22/2019

Duolingo adds Latin to its free language learning app With over 300 million users, Duolingo is arguably the biggest language learning website around. And while it can teach you to parle français and hablar español, the site also offers courses in more esoteric languages, like Klingon, Esperanto, and as of today, Latin. Well, perhaps esoteric isn’t exac...
18:32, 08/28/2019

11 Ways Novices Can Start the Process of Learning AI Programming Beginners may find it challenging figuring out what they need to know in order to get started with artificial intelligence programming. Here are some things to consider....
16:48, 09/13/2019

Start learning front- and back-end development with this $25 bundle One step to proving you’ve got the training to tackle all levels of a complex digital creation is with certification like that found in The Beginner’s Full-Stack Engineer Certification Bundle. It’s on sale right now at over 80 percent off, just $24.99, from TNW Deals....
15:32, 05/20/2019

Tableau is the must-know tool for data pros. Start learning for $25 Knowing how to turn data into visual representations that an audience can understand is a highly sought after skill, a skill you can master with the training in The Mastering Tableau Certification Bundle. You can get the entire package now for just $25, over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Start Every Morning With Espresso From This $85 Machine Hands down, Nespresso is the easiest way to make decent espresso at home. Their space-saving Inissia model is down to $85 in today’s Amazon Gold Box, the best price of the year....
15:00, 05/31/2019

The best sous vide machine and gear By Tim Barribeau and Nick Guy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to sous vide ma......
05:48, 07/01/2019

Why Not Everyone Should Sleep with a White Noise Machine For those in search of safe, non-drug sleep aids, sound machines are a popular choice. A National Sleep Foundation poll from 2012 found that 5% of Americans sleep with a “sound conditioner,” which is a catchall term for a fan, phone app, or other noise-producing device. Michael Grandner,...
18:16, 06/04/2019

Bidding for this like-new Enigma Machine starts at $200,000 If you’re feeling flush this week, then perhaps instead of buying a second Bugatti you might consider picking up this lightly used Enigma Machine. These devices, the scourge of the Allies in World War II, are rarely for sale to begin with — and one in such good shape that was actually used in ...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Best virtual machine software of 2019 Virtuality was once a capability of mainframe computers, and now even smartphones can do it.Being able to segment the computer into different virtual versions has many advantages, specifically in respect of isolating experimental code from other critical processes.Using this combination of hardware ...
13:32, 06/08/2019

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there is no scientific evidence to support this. Learn ...
03:32, 07/03/2019

More than a machine: Niki Lauda was an F1 rebel in his own way Lauda was not an emotionless automaton but a driven competitor who cared little for others’ opinionsA common view of Niki Lauda is that he was an emotion-free calculating machine, the antithesis of his great rival James Hunt. The misconception gained traction during their dramatic battle for the 197...
16:32, 05/21/2019

'A cricket machine with a human interior' Steve Smith may seem like a cricketing machine, but there is an entirely human interior to arguably the best player since Donald Bradman, says Australian commentator Geoff Lemon....
16:05, 08/12/2019

How to create a virtual machine using Lightsail in AWS AWS offers a tool for streamlining VM deployment called Lightsail. With Lightsail, an SMB can create an inexpensive functional VM server with just a few mouse clicks....
03:48, 07/27/2019

Get a Brother Sewing Machine For Just $100, Today Only Today only, this highly-rated Brother RSQ9185 Computerized Sewing and Quilting Machine is marked down to just $100, an all-time low. This particular refurbished model makes it easy by including 130 programmed-in stitches....
23:32, 05/06/2019

The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again The loudest voices screaming about Windows 10 sometimes have no idea what they're talking about. Case in point: This dire warning from Gordon Kelly at Forbes, who is as ill-informed as ever....
02:16, 07/08/2019

Video: The 2019 TT - Isle of Man and Machine The world's most famous motorcycle event returns for 2019. We go behind the scenes In 2019, the Isle of Man TT remains one of the most extreme motorsport events in the bike calendar, where road racers risk it all on the mountain. This documentary follows four competitors approaching the 37-mile c...
18:00, 07/06/2019

Will midengine Corvette be a conquest machine? The least expensive Porsche 911, the Carrera, starts at $92,350, including shipping, and has a six-cylinder engine with 125 hp less than the Corvette's 495-hp V-8....
01:48, 07/22/2019

Many parents struggle to adjust after learning child is gay, study finds Pride flag / Getty Images Stacy Feintuch, a mother of two in suburban New Jersey, said she didn’t know what was wrong when her oldest daughter, Amanda, 17, began to withdraw. “I confronted her and said, ‘You need to talk to me,’” Feintuch said: “She said, ‘It’s not what you think. I’m fine, it’s not...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Google Cloud launches Deep Learning Containers in beta Google Cloud Platform's Deep Learning Containers offers environments for virtual machines to test or deploy machine learning-fueled apps or services.Read More...
01:32, 06/27/2019

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned, in a message released to mark the UN’s International Youth Day....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Rubik's Cube solved by deep learning algorithm in fraction of a second Artificial intelligence, which may at some point automate your job and can already defeat professionals in six-player poker, is now able to solve Rubik's Cube faster than any human....
23:00, 07/16/2019

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
01:48, 07/17/2019

Learning App Byju's To Replace Oppo On Indian Team's Jersey Indian team will be wearing the jersey with the new brand name from the upcoming home season, beginning with the assignments against South Africa from September 15....
09:16, 07/25/2019

Higher Learning: in praise of John Singleton's forgotten masterwork The late writer-director’s 1995 college-set drama was met with a lukewarm reception on release but, looking back, its themes were eerily prescient “I am a black man in America. I have so much angst. So that’s what I’m going to write about,” said then-26-year-old John Singleton to PBS’s Charlie Rose ...
13:48, 05/04/2019

For Mystics’ Kristi Toliver, being injured for the first time means learning to let go The guard and veteran leader is hopeful to return from a knee injury for the playoffs, which start for the Mystics on Tuesday, but said she has learned to “accept things as they are."...
07:49, 09/13/2019

Redskins QB Dwayne Haskins confident he will start, but for now, he's still learning Redskins rookie QB Dwayne Haskins is still learning, but confident he'll be the starter "one way or the other."       ...
03:48, 08/03/2019

''It Is A Learning Curve'': Prakash Javadekar On Hefty Traffic Fines The amended Motor Vehicles law will bring discipline on roads and the police will need to challan fewer people in the next four months, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
20:00, 09/08/2019

Xiaomi's Manu Jain on What the Company Is Learning From Samsung and Vivo Xiaomi, largely known as an online brand, started its offline journey in India just two years ago and claims that it has already captured 20 percent share of the offline smartphone business in the......
07:48, 04/29/2019

Donald Trump Says US Learning "Much" From Russian Missile Test Blast President Donald Trump said Monday that the United States is learning "much" from a deadly blast during a Russian missile test that caused elevated radiation levels....
09:00, 08/13/2019

How federated learning could shape the future of AI in a privacy-obsessed world As privacy becomes a selling point, federated learning will grow among tech giants and industries where privacy protection is required, like health care.Read More...
04:48, 06/04/2019

Lizzo Cries While Opening Up About Depression, Learning to Accept Sadness and Joy Lizzo is sharing a candid message about depression and self-love. The 31-year-old "Juice" singer has taken to social media to talk about the highs and lows in life and learning......
20:48, 06/21/2019

How do you actually create a home? It's a steep learning curve | Coco Khan My boyfriend and I are moving into our own place, but I’m thinking only about my unpreparednessTwo things happened in quick succession recently, and such cosmic symbolism is not lost on me. The first: my boyfriend and I gave notice on our shared flat. We’re moving into our own place. It will be my f...
18:32, 08/16/2019

Rookie QB Stidham learning the ropes at Pats' minicamp Jarrett Stidham doesn't have time to listen to the talk about him being a possible successor for Hall of Fame-bound quarterback Tom Brady. For the Pats' rookie, every day of the team's offseason program is simply another opportunity for...        ...
23:32, 06/05/2019

Russia's Yandex says it's learning lessons from Lyft for its own ride-hailing IPO Russian tech giant Yandex is still planning an initial public offering for its ride-hailing business, and it's not been deterred by Lyft's struggling stock, according to a top exec....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Selfless stranger buys supplies for teacher after learning about her $35K salary An Arizona elementary school teacher, who drew widespread sympathy last year when she shared her meager salary on Facebook, said a New York City businessman has "adopted" her classroom to ensure her students have crucial school supplies....
23:48, 05/02/2019

Vending machine for books at local school TUCSON- Typically in vending machines, you find chips or candy, but how about books? One local school is using a new approach to get students reading. From diving into the adventures of “Captain Underpants” to the chronicles in a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” the Book-o-Matic is of...
19:00, 08/09/2019

LG celebrates opening of first US washing machine plant CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. has officially unveiled its first washing machine plant in the United States. Company and local officials gathered Wednesday in Clarksville, Tennessee, to celebrate the South Korean appliance manufacturer’s 1 million-square-foot (92,900-square mete...
21:32, 05/29/2019

The Wayback Machine can now highlight changes in copy on websites Since its launch in 2001, the Wayback Machine has been a very useful digital archive of the World Wide Web. By frequently crawling and caching pages for the archive, the Wayback Machine has amassed over 366 billion web pages, 20 million books and texts, 4 million videos, and tons of software program...
12:48, 06/26/2019

This Skoda Concept Car Gets A Built In Washing Machine Developed and built by Skoda UK, the Karoq Velo was conceived by a team of passionate cyclists to help fellow riders enjoy the perfect ride this summer. Its numerous unique design features were shaped......
12:32, 06/11/2019

Sex Toy Maker Proves You Can Buy Nearly Anything From A Japanese Vending Machine While the vast majority of vending machines in Japan sell drinks, there have been examples of a wide variety of goods offered ranging from bananas to books. Now there is a new vending machine selling masturbatory aids....
15:48, 08/07/2019

Does This Foldable Screen Work? There's a Machine to Test It As device makers like Samsung and others push to bring foldable phones to market, a Japanese company is developing specialized machines to check the quality of the underlying components and materials....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Raccoon freed after being trapped in vending machine DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a raccoon trapped in a vending machine at a Florida high school is now free. Volusia County Sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Gant says a deputy stationed at Pine Ridge High School was notified of the trapped raccoon Wednesday and called animal control for assistance. A vend...
00:48, 08/19/2019

No, the Great American Bread Machine isn't dying The most recent census report on U.S. household income contained some fundamental good news that should be celebrated. Stated in constant 2018 dollars and including all forms of income, the shares of wealth heading toward high-income, middle-income, and low-income families have changed dramatically....
01:17, 09/19/2019

It’s possible to build a Turing machine within Magic: The Gathering Enlarge / Assemble just the right deck, and draw just the right cards, and you'll get the equivalent of a universal Turing machine within the game, a new study finds. That makes it the most computationally complex real-world game yet known. (credit: Gordon Chibroski/Portland Press Herald/Getty Image...
18:00, 06/23/2019

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investigation published Thursday, BuzzFeed News reported that western Pennsylvania company Nonlethal Technologies has been making the tear gas used in Hong Ko...
04:16, 09/06/2019

CHEAP: ARRGHHH CAFFEINE (here’s $270 off a Nespresso machine) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Ever got that feeling of relief when you walk into your hotel room after a long trip and see the coffee machine? Oh how sweet that first sip of freshly made cuppa feels. Now, you can get the same feeling at home ...
15:48, 07/09/2019

How YACHT fed their old music to the machine and got a killer new album The band YACHT, named for a mysterious sign seen in Portland around the turn of the century. [credit: YACHT / Google I/O 2019 ] The dance punk band YACHT has always felt like a somewhat tech...
15:48, 08/31/2019

Snapchat's Viral Garbage Machine Strikes Again Snapchat filters—love’em or hate’em, about once a year one goes viral, floods your timeline, and you think to yourself, “Oh yeah, Snapchat still exists.”Read more......
19:48, 05/17/2019

Brain-Machine Interfaces Could Give Us All Superpowers The new documentary 'I Am Human' chronicles how neurotechnology could restore sight, retrain the body, and treat diseases—then make us all more than human....
16:16, 05/02/2019

High standards of females inspire lifelong learning in male songbirds Some male songbirds have evolved the ability to learn longer, more complex songs, evolving their song as they get older. New research suggests their adaptive learning was inspired by the high standards of females....
19:00, 09/05/2019

Engaging ‘head and mind’, key for effective learning, says UNESCO chief on Literacy Day On International Literacy Day, Sunday, the chief of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) maintained that "engaging with both head and mind is a key for effective learning”....
08:00, 09/09/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Ex-F1 driver Ericsson didn't expect steep IndyCar learning curve Ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson says he did not expect his IndyCar learning curve to be as steep as it has been, after securing his first podium at Detroit...
16:48, 06/03/2019

Stencil handles your social media graphics work without the learning curve, and it’s almost $100 off With resources like Stencil Unlimited, you can start assembling professional grade graphics and social media images in a matter of minutes. Right now, you can get a huge break on a Stencil Unlimited subscription, including one year of their service at a 65 percent savings, only $49 from TNW Deals....
15:01, 08/11/2019

Wisconsin changes coaching approach after learning hard lessons from 2018 disappointment In the spring Wisconsin coaches adjusted how they practiced certain game situations after struggling in 2018 with high expectations.       ...
01:32, 07/20/2019

Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's 'fantastic' and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
17:32, 06/14/2019

| Baxter: 'Defeat to Ivory Coast a great learning curve for Bafana' Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter said his side's defeat to the Ivory Coast was a learning curve for his players but lamented a lack of goal threat....
09:32, 06/25/2019

Woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond while learning how to find diamonds A Texas woman was sitting in the shade at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, watching a YouTube video on how to find diamonds. Then she found one right where she was sitting....
11:16, 08/23/2019

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Is Reportedly Learning How The Salary Cap Works In Real Time The Los Angeles Lakers are going to enter next season with a roster of extremes. On one hand, LeBron James and Anthony Davis seem like the league’s most seamless pick-and-roll partnership. On the other, the team seems determined to add a third maximum salary player to its books, which will inherentl...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
21:00, 04/28/2019

This Origin PC rolls PS4 Pro, Xbox One X and Nintendo Switch into one machine Origin PC is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and of course the boutique PC builder is doing it in style – by combining the Xbox One X, PS4 Pro, a high-end PC and a Nintendo Switch in one chassis, and water-cooling all of it. Just the PC specs alone are jaw dropping – the Origin ...
19:00, 07/22/2019

Mayawati Says Would've Attended PM's Meet If Voting Machine Was On Agenda Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati today refused to attend the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the "One Nation One Election" Initiative....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Playing Atari's Hercules, The Biggest Pinball Machine Ever In 1979, Atari released a pinball machine called Hercules. At 3 feet wide, 7 feet tall, and 8 feet deep, it was the biggest production pinball machine ever made. If only it had been more fun!...
04:16, 05/16/2019

"Majestic Machine" Of World War II To Attempt 43,500-Km Global Flight Two British aviators take off Monday on a first-ever attempt to fly a Spitfire around the world, proclaiming the iconic fighter plane as a symbol of freedom. The restored plane fought in World War II......
16:16, 08/05/2019

Four kilos of gum and a rowing machine: how the most popular mountains became a mess The world’s busiest peaks are now rubbish dumps, littered with tents and human waste. The latest publicity stunt on Mont Blanc is the last strawHave you heard about the rowing machine dumped on Mont Blanc? The dead octopus on Scafell Pike? Or the Vauxhall 4x4 parked on top of Snowdon? Not jokes, sad...
22:16, 09/03/2019

How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction Once compared to Oxford, the university city of Pavia is now better known for gambling. These activists are fighting to change thatAt the start of this year, Massimo was standing on a bridge “determined to jump off”. The 45-year-old had been struggling with gambling addiction since 2001.“I started t...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Rome implements recycling machine for transit cash Rome has implemented a new initiative aimed to help travelers earn money towards public transportation tickets Tuesday-- inserting plastic bottles into an automatic recycling bin. ...
22:16, 07/24/2019

War Stories: Designing Dead Cells was a marriage of man and machine Video shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Is it better to build a game by hand, piece by piece, or to program a computer that can build that game for you? In the cast of MotionTwin's Dead Cells, the answer is a little mix of both. In Ars Technica's latest W...
19:00, 07/17/2019

The Weather Machine Reveals How the Forecast Is Made—and Why It's Now Threatened The weather forecast is one of the most ubiquitous things in our daily lives. People talk about it when there’s nothing else to say, farmers from the Midwest to Mali use it to decide when to plant crops, and everyone loves to (wrongly) complain when it screws up. Read more......
23:32, 07/05/2019

This Apartment-Friendly Breville Espresso Machine Has Never Been Cheaper If you can’t start your day without a shot (or three) of espresso, buying a nice machine (i.e. one that you’ll actually want to use) for your home can save you money in the long run compared to going to a coffee shop every day. Hell, it might even allow you to retire some day....
05:48, 08/09/2019

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp ‘We are caged in simulations,” reads the gigantic, stage-wide convex screen as a legion of neon robots with trombones herald Matt Bellamy ri...
20:16, 06/02/2019

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judge approved the settlement with Betson Coin-Op Dist...
15:16, 05/30/2019

The Machine and his boat oar: How DJ LeMahieu became a household (nick)name in the Bronx Despite some skepticism when he was signed, without All-Star DJ LeMahieu -- or whatever you want to call him -- the Yankees wouldn't be running away with the AL East....
16:32, 07/19/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourWe are swimming in writing. Our lives have become, in the words of the author and academic Shoshana Zuboff, an “electronic text”. Social media platforms...
11:48, 08/23/2019

The copy machine traded for Kyle Korver is dead Some, like Babe Ruth, were ousted for debt. Fellow baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield was traded for an extravagant dinner. On the hardwood, there’s Kyle Korver, whose well-told story of his amusing draft-day swap received an update over the weekend. But let’s start at the top. “...
06:32, 05/23/2019

The Netflix cash machine needs the kind of hits that money can’t buy It is worth $166bn and has 150m users. But as it loses the rights to other networks’ best shows, it must create its own classicsNetflix is a multibillion-dollar programming machine in dire need of homemade hits – and it can no longer rely on Friends for help. Last week the streaming giant announced ...
22:32, 07/13/2019

How to train your machine: JPMorgan FX algos learn to trade better JPMorgan Chase, a top player in the $5.1 trillion-a-day global currency market has started applying a new technology that enables machine-trading programs to learn from previous trades and search for the most profitable way to execute them....
16:32, 04/30/2019

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done the one thing they can do to force the issue: Go to court.Democrats have handed out procedural slaps on the wrist — from subpoenas to contempt citation...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Buttery Bandit: Thief Steals Popcorn Machine A Minnesota grandfather is speaking out after someone stole his granddaughter’s popcorn machine from the curb of his home in Moorhead. Dan Huotari said his granddaughter, Harper, was giving out lemonade and popcorn with a friend earlier this month. When they took a quick break in the backyard,...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Finally, a Keurig Machine Even Coffee Snobs Can Enjoy Keurig debuts two-in-one machines, designed to handle K-Cups or produce a whole pot of your favorite drip—leaving brew nerds fewer reasons to bitterly hate the brand....
19:16, 08/20/2019

F-22 Raptor: Inside the Cockpit Of The "Ultimate Killing Machine" US Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor aircraft has been described as the "ultimate killing machine". The all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft was conceived during the waning years of the......
06:00, 05/22/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
14:16, 08/29/2019

AI brought a 60-year old music-making machine to life If you've seen Looney Tunes or The Simpsons, you've probably heard Raymond Scott's music -- which was adapted for those and other cartoons. But there's a good chance you haven't heard of Scott himself. A musician and inventor, Scott was ahead of his......
19:32, 04/29/2019

The Bad Faith Smear Machine Is Coming for Rashida Tlaib On Saturday, Rep. Rashida Tlaib appeared on the Yahoo News “Skullduggery” podcast and spoke about her Palestinian ancestry and her support for a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Nothing she said was too controversial, and absolutely no part of it could be considered anti-Semiti...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Machine Gun Kelly (aka Colson Baker) on his BFF Pete Davidson Machine Gun Kelly is not having a good day. When he sits down at the lobby terrace of the Edition Hotel overlooking Times Square, he looks like he’s itching to get right back up and bail. “It’s a dark day today in my f–king head,” says the rapper, who goes by his real name, Colson......
18:00, 09/18/2019

Red Sox vs. Dodgers: Count on strikeout machine Chris Sale In the words of Apollo Creed, “there ain’t gonna be no rematch” if the Red Sox do not raise their game in the second half of the season. It’s a tough draw having to face the Dodgers off the break. Series is rematch of last year’s World Series, but make no mistake this isn’t 2018......
05:16, 07/14/2019

Big 12 preview: The Oklahoma QB machine adds Jalen Hurts Can Oklahoma stay on top while replacing another Heisman winner? Is Texas, you know, back? And what should we expect from Les Miles at Kansas? We answer all the Big 12's burning questions for 2019....
19:48, 07/16/2019

The Right-Wing Outrage Machine Fires Up to Defend Kavanaugh Yet Again In any sane or just world, Brett Kavanaugh would not be a sitting judge on any court, let alone the highest court in the land. And yet, here we are! There he sits. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported new details about the investigation into Deborah Ramirez’s allegations of sexual assault a...
01:48, 09/17/2019

Fulham ready to bounce back after learning from last season’s mistakes | Dominic Fifield The chaotic recruitment policy pursued before their brief return to the Premier League has been replaced by sensible planning, headed by their manager, Scott ParkerIt was as the conversation ticked inexorably towards the hour that Tony Khan issued the closest thing yet to a rallying cry. The Fulham ...
20:32, 07/23/2019

Kieran Tripper: Learning Spanish my first priority at Atletico Madrid after leaving Tottenham Kieran Trippier was officially unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player on Thursday following his move from Tottenham and said his "first priority" was to learn Spanish....
16:32, 07/18/2019

Liverpool under FSG: How learning from Fulham and Man Utd off the pitch helped bring glory back to Anfield As the city of Madrid turned into a speck on the horizon for the passengers of a flight chartered to bring the newly crowned champions of Europe back to Liverpool, John W Henry had plenty of time to consider everything that had led him to that moment....
12:00, 06/15/2019

Accelerated Learning Laboratory seeks meeting with Green Fields School for possible merge TUCSON – Accelerated Learning Laboratory is a science-based school, similar to Green Fields School who recently closed its doors and filed for bankruptcy. The closing of Green Fields can be seen as a business investment for some. While others see it as an opportunity to expand education and gr...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Roli’s Lumi is an advanced light-up keyboard that makes learning piano easy Anyone can learn to play the piano, but it takes dedication. People tend to give up not because it’s too difficult, but because they get bored practicing so much they don’t actually get to make any music. Roli wants to change that with the latest entry in its family of modular ‘Blocks‘ instruments, ...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Kyle Kashuv may not be attending Harvard, but he’s learning a valuable lesson | Arwa Mahdawi The right is obsessed with lecturing liberals on personal responsibility – but as their response to Kashuv shows, they’re not so keen on taking responsibility themselvesThe leftist outrage mob is at it again: stifling free speech and ruining innocent young lives by holding people up to impossible mo...
08:48, 06/19/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
11:48, 06/19/2019

Intel AI researchers combine reinforcement learning methods to teach 3D humanoid how to walk Intel AI researchers have devised methods to combine forms of reinforcement learning in order to teach OpenAI's Humanoid how to walk without falling.Read More...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Microsoft’s Icecaps toolkit makes multiple-persona conversational AI with multitask learning Microsoft Research today introduced Icecaps, an open source conversational AI toolkit that can give chatbots multiple personas using multitask learning.Read More...
23:16, 08/29/2019

NASA Selects Three Additional Informal Learning Institutions to Engage Learners in its Mission NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) has selected three additional informal education organizations to supplement the initial group selected in June 2018....
18:16, 04/28/2019

ABC News’ Jennifer Ashton on learning to cope, grow after ex-husband's shocking suicide Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC’ News’ chief medical correspondent, personally knows the harrowing toll that suicide takes on loved ones and survivors left behind after her physician ex-husband took his life in Feb. 2017....
18:32, 05/15/2019

Klay Thompson Remains Remarkably Calm Upon Learning He Lost A Chance At Another $30 Million The All-NBA teams came out today, and Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson isn’t on any of them. While teammates Steph Curry and Kevin Durant made the first and second teams, respectively, Thompson couldn’t even sneak onto the third team. Those honors went to Russell Westbrook and Kemba Walker....
00:00, 05/24/2019

We're Finally Learning More about MU69, the Strange, Flat Rock in the Outer Solar System New Horizons mission scientists have released the first peer-reviewed results from their study of 2014 MU69, demonstrating just how “pristine” this object is.Read more......
04:32, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant Wishes To Separate Himself From "The Machine," But Plugs Into It Daily J.R. Moehringer has a rich profile of Kevin Durant, in the middle of his Achilles rehab, up at the Wall Street Journal today. The new Brooklyn Net drains deep threes in a swimming pool, explains the decay of his relationship with Oklahoma City, details the purported offensive limitations of the Gold...
23:00, 09/10/2019

Ford Mich. axle plant suffers machine fire Workers were evacuated from a portion of the Ford axle plant in suburban Detroit after a production machine caught fire. No injuries were reported and Ford said the fire won't cause any supply disruptions....
22:00, 07/09/2019

I Love This DIY Arcade Machine You Build as Easily as Ikea Furniture There isn’t a video game from the heyday of arcades you can’t play on a home console (or even your phone) now. But spending hours hunched over gaming cabinets in a seedy storefront was a wonderful childhood experience for many of us, and one that can now be easily recreated at home—minus the seedy. ...
17:48, 06/07/2019

Poland must stop treating EU as a money-making machine: Katainen Poland should stop treating the European Union as a money-making machine and make a more substantial financial contribution in the future, European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said on Wednesday....
11:16, 05/01/2019

Trump launches campaign machine with massive war chest, despite polling lag When President Trump speaks in front of some 20,000 people Tuesday night at a jam-packed arena in Orlando, he’ll formally kick off his 2020 re-election campaign....
15:32, 06/18/2019

Scooter Braun Makes $300 Million Deal for Big Machine Records Pop-music talent manager Scooter Braun agreed to buy Big Machine Label Group for more than $300 million, a deal the largely country-music record label sees helping it plug into pop music’s streaming landscape....
17:00, 06/30/2019

The Twittering Machine by Richard Seymour review – escape from dystopia Twitter, texts, email … the psychological needs driving today’s vast and risky digital ‘writing experiment’ The notoriety of “postmodernism” has waxed and waned over the past 40 years. While a frequent reference point in the cultural criticism of the 1990s, the term was falling out of use during the...
08:48, 08/08/2019

Tishman adds pricey vending machine in Rockefeller Center Looks like Rockefeller Center wants to cater to shoppers who are in a hurry. Six vending machines have recently landed on the concourse under the famed tourist trap — and they spit out everything from chicken pesto sandwiches and ready-to-eat cookie dough to a Brooks Brothers shirt, a shaving kit an...
09:48, 08/31/2019

Tishman adds quirky vending machine in Rockefeller Center Looks like Rockefeller Center wants to cater to shoppers who are in a hurry. Six vending machines have recently landed on the concourse under the famed tourist Mecca — and they spit out everything from chicken pesto sandwiches and ready-to-eat cookie dough to a Brooks Brothers shirt, a shaving kit a...
22:00, 08/31/2019

New Skoda Karoq Velo concept car for cyclists has its own washing machine News 10 Jun, 2019 Skoda Karoq Velo is a concept version of the Karoq SUV, designed with cyclists in mind, with a built-in washing machine and pressure washer...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi......
12:48, 06/10/2019

Waterpark Wave Machine In China Triggers 'Tsunami', 44 Injured A wave machine at a waterpark in northern China went rogue Sunday, launching a crushing tsunami that injured at least 44 people, according to The Associated Press....
13:16, 08/01/2019

Retro metro: Kolkata's time travel machine – a cartoon A journey on Kolkata’s neglected but beautiful metro is also a trip back in time, says artist Dwarka Nath SinhaThe Kolkata metro system opened for business in 1984, making it the oldest in India. Unfortunately, having been the first to boast a metro, the city seems to have rested on its laurels some...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Brazil farm credit uncertainty could hurt machine sales Uncertainty surrounding Brazil's new farm credit package is worrying executives from the world's largest agricultural machine makers since a delay on the definition of the program could hurt their sales....
12:32, 05/02/2019

The Casper Down Pillow Has a 5-Chamber Design and Can Be Tossed In a Washing Machine If you’ve been looking for a down pillow to add to your ever-growing collection of pillows, you’re in luck. The Casper Down Pillow is here to give you the best night’s sleep. Down pillows are often softer and more moldable than regular pillows, which means they can work for all sleeping positions, f...
22:48, 07/30/2019

How SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund has become a global start-up machine SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity stakes....
15:16, 05/17/2019

Quantum X-ray machine takes razor sharp pictures with less radiation By shining an X-ray beam through a diamond, scientists have made X-rays with unique quantum properties that let them make sharper images using less radiation...
10:48, 09/01/2019

| Guardiola hailed as 'obsessive' genius behind Man City winning machine Pep Guardiola was eulogised on Monday for his relentless hunger for success that propelled Manchester City to a second consecutive Premier League title....
17:48, 05/13/2019

Build your own cheap drum machine from cardboard and arcade buttons Even the most inexpensive drum machines still tend to be not-so-trivial purchases, but you may have an easier time rationalizing this one. Rhythmo has started a crowdfunding campaign for the Beatbox, a build-it-yourself MIDI drum machine kit aimed at......
21:16, 09/03/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour• Read the text version here Continue reading......
13:32, 09/16/2019

Poland must stop treating EU as a money-making machine - Katainen Poland should stop treating the European Union as a money-making machine and make a more substantial financial contribution in the future, European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said on Wednesday....
11:16, 05/01/2019

Want a Break in the 3-Hour ‘Avengers’ Movie? You’ll Need a Passport or a Time Machine Some theaters overseas are providing an intermission for the blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame,” but American moviegoers who want to step away must strategize....
20:16, 04/28/2019

The Biggest U.S. Voting Machine Manufacturer Is Worried About Election Security Election Systems & Software, the biggest voting machine manufacturer in the country, is pushing Congress to require paper records for voting machines....
00:16, 06/24/2019

911 operator caught stealing cash from office vending machine Police busted a Bronx 911 operator who was seen on surveillance camera repeatedly stealing from the office vending machine, authorities said. Earl Parker, 37, was caught on video raiding the office vending machine for cash at the Public Safety Answering Center II in Pelham Bay, where he worked answe...
22:00, 05/08/2019

People Aren't Buying the American War Machine's Pitch for War With Iran If national security advisor John Bolton is Ahab, war with Iran has long been his Moby Dick. Now, Bolton’s dream of a new, disastrous conflict feels closer than ever to becoming reality....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Ellen Pompeo said she almost quit 'Grey's Anatomy' after learning Patrick Dempsey was paid double what she was Getty Images In an interview for Variety, "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo said that during early seasons of the show her former co-star Patrick Dempsey was being paid almost double what she was making. Pompeo also said that, for the first 10 years, there were many times she wanted to quit the sh...
16:32, 06/06/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services adds reinforcement learning for recommendations and doodle recognition AI Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services introduced new AI tools today including Peronalizer, which uses reinforcement learning to improve recommendations.Read More...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Allison Williams and Logan Browning on horror films and learning to play the cello for The Perfection Netflix’s new horror flick The Perfection follows onetime cello prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) and the new star cellist of her former school Lizzie (Logan Browning), whose relationship leads them down “a sinister path with shocking consequences.” Ahead of it hitting Netflix today, we sat down...
20:48, 05/24/2019

LeBron James reveals his initial reaction after learning Magic Johnson left Lakers Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James expressed his disbelief on his HBO shop “The Shop” when he learned Magic Johnson said last month he was leaving the organization....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Giannis Antetokunmpo, Bucks hope East finals collapse serves as learning experience Milwaukee dominated the first two rounds of the playoffs and took a 2-0 lead on Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals before the wheels fell off.        ...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Slack Resetting Thousands of User Passwords After Learning 2015 Breach Was Worse Than Previously Known Slack is resetting roughly 100,000 user passwords for accounts that were active in 2015. The company has only recently learned that an old security breach from four years ago was perhaps worse than previously thought.Read more......
19:16, 07/18/2019

Black patient arrested and accused of stealing IV machine on hospital walk A black man recovering from pneumonia has said he was arrested on suspicion of stealing his IV drip after he left hospital to take a walk on doctors' orders....
12:32, 07/02/2019

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
19:32, 07/08/2019

The Twittering Machine by Richard Seymour review – our descent into a digital dystopia A stark polemic argues that social media may have unleashed an age of nihilism from which there is little hope of escapeBack in the blissed-out 1960s, Marshall McLuhan evangelised for the new electronic media by instructing us to “serve these objects, these extensions of ourselves, as gods or minor ...
12:32, 08/11/2019

Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gasIt is hard to believe it needs stating, but it does. The oil industry is not your friend. Whatever it might say about its ethical credentials, while it continues to...
10:00, 06/26/2019

French mayor slates UK man who left rowing machine on Mont Blanc Macron called on to legislate against ‘wackos’, including tourist who took dog to summitA mayor in the French alps has urged Emmanuel Macron to take action against “wackos” climbing Mont Blanc, after incidents including a British tourist abandoning a rowing machine on western Europe’s highest peak. ...
15:48, 09/03/2019

Trump, RNC launch 'WinRed' to compete with Dems' online fundraising machine President Trump on Monday unveiled a new online fundraising site to give his re-election campaign and other Republicans running in 2020 a new platform to compete with the Democrats in the battle for small-dollar campaign donations....
23:16, 06/24/2019

A white-noise machine – will it help me sleep or just drown out the sound of sexy foxes? Many people swear by the sleep-inducing qualities of white noise, but to me it feels like being trapped in an overheated computerThere is a video I like to play as I lie in bed at night. It is a clip of the One Show presenter Matt Baker asking the then prime minister David Cameron how he sleeps at n...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Dale Earnhardt Sr. Coca-Cola machine stolen from Virginia store A Coke machine with photo of Dale Earnhardt Sr., the late NASCAR legend, was stolen in Virginia, according to the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office.        ...
18:32, 05/26/2019

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals....
17:32, 07/04/2019

Climbing: Polish climber Dzienski pips lift in man vs. machine race It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski's feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 meters will certainly have given him a lift....
15:48, 09/06/2019

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in Hong Kong, as increasingly violent protests enter their eleventh weekend....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Uber, a machine for using investment money to artificially subsidize car rides, lost more than $5 bi Uber, a machine for using investment money to artificially subsidize car rides, lost more than $5 billion last quarter. Heh. It’s gonna crash and burn before it destroys public transportation after all! Calling it now. Invest in buses....
22:48, 08/08/2019

Review: Alienware’s m17 is a lean mean gaming machine with a nice-sized screen Alienware‘s m17 is a hard laptop to pigeonhole. For all appearances it’s just a bigger version of the m15, but in practice it’s something entirely different. Sure they look the same, but the smaller one only really competes against other gaming laptops. The m17 feels built to take on all-comers. The...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
05:00, 06/03/2019

Gangly goal machine Veldwijk likely to lead South Africa attack "South Africa are likely to turn to gangly Dutch-born striker Lars Veldwijk as a surprise choice to lead their attack when they take on the Ivory Coast in their Africa Cup of Nations opener in Cairo on Monday."...
14:48, 06/22/2019

Kyle Korver tries to inspire graduates with story about being traded for a copy machine NBA veteran Kyle Korver gave a commencement speech Saturday at his alma mater, Creighton, telling grads that the copier broke but he's still playing.        ...
23:32, 05/22/2019

I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine that was the grandfather of the legendary Audi Quattro rally car. The Munga was also the basis for the equally-as-cool VW Iltis military SUV. Last week, I spotted this Munga for sale in Germany, and ...
22:48, 06/17/2019

Watch: Pepsi vending machine stolen from outside store in Washington state Security cameras outside a Washington state car service store captured the moment two men stole an entire Pepsi vending machine -- despite the police station right across the street....
21:16, 05/03/2019

Chris Harrison Calls Blake Horstmann a ''Dumpster Fire'' After Learning About His Scandalous Love Affairs The drama on Bachelor in Paradise continues to unfold, and we're only two episodes in! For those who haven't watched Season 6 of the ABC dating series, Blake Horstmann has weaved......
16:48, 08/08/2019

Panic’s Playmate is a pint-sized gaming machine with a ‘season’ of 12 intriguing titles Tired of your smartphone games, and don’t want to take the Switch with you on the train today? Panic, renowned creator of useful Mac apps and more recently publisher of interesting games, has created a tiny handheld console that goes anywhere and receives a regular trickle of new games. It...
00:48, 05/23/2019

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) There are some people who would never buy a ThinkPad, and there are others who flock to Lenovo's flagship business family every time the company makes an update. The latest release will be no exception, even if the updates it brings are relatively small. The s...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Evidence of ancient ‘time machine’ star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.5 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that’s nearly as old. Located 35,000 light-years from Earth, the younger star, known as SMSS J160540.18−144323.1, formed after the older star exploded int...
00:16, 08/07/2019

Evidence of 14B year-old 'time machine' star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.8 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that's nearly as old....
18:48, 08/06/2019

Before Cranes, Ancient Greeks May Have Used This Ingenious Lifting Machine to Move Heavy Stones Cranes first appeared in ancient Greece over 2,500 years ago, but new research suggests a primitive lifting machine—a kind of forerunner to the crane—was in use around 150 years earlier. Read more......
08:16, 08/28/2019

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
23:16, 06/10/2019

‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thorough investigation of the Queens transit hub by MTA investigators Wednesday. When workers came to in...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Dozens injured when wave machine unleashes tsunami at Chinese water park Shocking video shows the moment at least 44 people were injured when a wave machine malfunctioned at a water park in China – unleashing a tsunami that swept over the swimmers. In the footage, which went viral, the tidal wave hurls dozens of revelers – both adults and children – into the air as shout...
19:48, 08/01/2019

Macron urged to take action after British man abandons rowing machine up Mont Blanc French President Emmanuel Macron has been urged to take action after British tourist Matthew Disney abandoned a rowing machine close to the summit of Mont Blanc....
16:32, 09/04/2019

Washington middle school allegedly planned to move autistic boy into bathroom for quiet learning space: reports A middle school in Washington state came under fire this week for allegedly planning to move an autistic student with special needs into a bathroom so he could be insulated from loud noises, according to reports....
01:00, 09/23/2019

Crazy Rich Asians Co-Writer Left Sequel After Learning White Male Colleague Earned Around 10 Times Her Salary Despite some incremental and largely cosmetic victories, Hollywood is a hostile place for women, particularly women of color. Here’s one recent example: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians co-screenwriter Adele Lim left the forthcoming sequel when she found she was making nearly e...
06:32, 09/05/2019

Global Racing Team Builds Formula Race Car With a Washing Machine Motor, Finally If you’re like most people, you wake up most mornings and immediately check your Telex machine to see if there’s been any announcements that someone has finally built an open-wheeled formula race car that is powered by the motor from a washing machine. Most mornings end in bitter disappointment, wit...
22:32, 06/25/2019

Chile's Christiane Endler Became A Goal-Stopping Machine And Frustrated The USWNT Into A Goalless Second Half Given the low expectations for Chile entering this tournament, and the eerily similar halftime score, it seemed like the USWNT was on pace to thrash yet another opponent in the group stages of the women’s World Cup. But, as outlined in Lauren Theisen’s tournament preview, the major difference betwee...
23:00, 06/16/2019

Lean, mean, grass-cutting machine: Honda breaks record for fastest lawnmower acceleration It only took Honda's Mean Mower V2 6.29 seconds to go from zero to 100 and beat the Guinness World Record for the fastest acceleration of a lawn mower.       ...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum....
06:48, 06/03/2019

Miracle medical machine ECMO makes heroic rescues, but leaves patients in limbo ECMO can help patients cheat death — but, in a moral dilemma, the miracle machine can leave patients with no prospect of survival outside the ICU.        ...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Sean Hannity: Mainstream media 'smear machine' in full gear for Trump's UK visit Sean Hannity took on the mainstream media Wednesday night, arguing that President Trump has exposed most of the press as an "extension of the Democratic Party." ...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Scott Borchetta disputes Taylor Swift's Big Machine Records claims: 'It's time for some truth' Scott Borchetta, the founder of Taylor Swift's former record label Big Machine Label Group, is disputing comments made by Swift about her ability to own her master recordings....
19:16, 07/01/2019

Machine Gun Kelly, Young Thug announce joint North American fall tour Machine Gun Kelly and Young Thug are teaming up for a 31-city North American fall tour featuring special guests Polo G, YBN Nahmir, KILLY and Strick....
21:16, 07/24/2019

Report: Antonio Brown's gruesome foot injury was caused by a cryotherapy machine Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown has spent much of training camp on the non-football injury list due to some gnarly looking blisters on his feet.       ...
08:48, 08/07/2019

British ex-soldier upsets French town by leaving 700-pound rowing machine on mountain A British ex-soldier infuriated the mayor of a French Alps town when he attempted to scale Mont Blanc with a 700-pound rowing machine — and then left the bulky device behind when the weather worsened. Matthew Disney, a former Royal Marine Commando who describes himself on his Facebook page as ...
10:00, 09/05/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Propaganda Machine Was Carefully Built And Wildly Successful, Researchers Find The Russian disinformation campaign leading up to the 2016 American presidential election was bigger in scope and coordination than reported earlier, according to new analysis from the American cybersecurity company Symantec.Read more......
02:32, 06/06/2019

Former British Royal Marine ripped by French mayor after leaving rowing machine on Mont Blanc A former British Royal Marine is making waves after hauling a rowing machine close to the summit of Western Europe’s tallest mountain – and then abandoning it....
02:48, 09/04/2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Replace Every Single Voting Machine to Make Elections ‘As Secure As Fort Knox’ Russian agents targeted 39 state election systems, sent spear-phishing emails to more than 120 election officials, and successfully infiltrated the websites or databases of seven states ahead of the 2016 election. Now, Elizabeth Warren has a plan to make sure that doesn’t happen again. If elec...
18:48, 06/25/2019

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropist upon his release. After finishing his jail sente...
01:48, 07/14/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Michael J. Fox: 'I got grim' while learning to walk again after spinal surgery "It was a rough year and I fell a lot," Fox told friend Denis Leary Tuesday at a Tribeca Film Festival panel, 12 months after having spinal surgery . "I had to learn to walk again."        ...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Gaming school: Age of Learning aims to hook 'Fortnite' generation with new educational app Will parents go on the hook for $9.99 monthly for another game in junior's life? That's the question facing Age of Learning.        ...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is like....
17:00, 06/08/2019

National Security Crisis: President Trump’s New Ponytail Is Stuck In The White House Fax Machine After He Tried To Fax An Image Of It To Xi Jinping To Make Him Jealous In recent months, the Trump administration has continued to apply pressure to the already contentious relationship between the U.S. and China, but the President’s latest maneuver may have just backfired in a major way: President Trump’s new ponytail is currently stuck in the White House fax machine ...
00:16, 06/15/2019

A British judge dismissed 'society’s views' and ordered an abortion for a woman with learning disorder A judge in the United Kingdom authorized doctors to perform the abortion saying she had to act in the woman's "best interests."        ...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Cat 'in critical condition' after getting washed for over 40 minutes in washing machine Felix, the one-year-old kitty, is recovering from pneumonia, a concussion and temporary blindness caused by being washed in the washing machine.        ...
21:32, 06/25/2019

Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun had friendship before Big Machine drama, according to Braun In an interview with Billboard, Scooter Braun said he had a "friendship" with Taylor Swift before the Big Machine Label Group drama.        ...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Machine Gun Kelly suggests an end to his Eminem feud: 'Put us on a track' The Eminem vs. Machine Gun Kelly feud has largely died down after bubbling over last summer with a series of diss tracks fired off by the two rappers.        ...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Google’s latest language machine puts emphasis back on language Carnegie Mellon and Google's Brain outfit have tried to undo some of the techniques of Google's BERT machine learning model for natural language processing. They propose a new approach called "XLNet." Built on top of the popular "Transformer" A.I. for language, it may be a more straightforward way t...
22:48, 06/21/2019

Scooter Braun says he had a 'friendship' with Taylor Swift prior to Big Machine drama Music mogul Scooter Braun dished to Billboard about the night he first met Taylor Swift -- and why his purchase of her masters is good for everyone.        ...
17:48, 07/26/2019

Best laptop games: 20 games for laptops that won't melt your machine These days, the best games aren’t limited to expensive consoles with online memberships that cost hundreds per year. And, while the best laptops won’t be able to play some of the best PC games, like Far Cry 5, the best laptop games and their convenience more than make up for the lack o...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Awkwafina's culture shock on 'The Farewell': Learning Mandarin and doing without Instagram Awkwafina describes her culture shock in making "The Farewell" in China, where she learned to speak Mandarin "for survival."        ...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Florida police found an unusual 'burglary' suspect at a local high school: A raccoon inside a vending machine The Volusia County Sheriff's Office shared photo and videos of a raccoon stuck in a local high school's vending machine.        ...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Uno Drum is a $250 drum machine loaded with features IK Multimedia surprised many last year expanding beyond its normal niche of portable MIDI controllers and iPhone recording interfaces by launching an actual synthesizer. And, not only that, it turned out to be quite a capable competitor to the Volca'......
17:32, 05/08/2019

The Art Of Control As someone who grew up in a city dominated by brutalist office and government buildings, I’ve got a real soft spot for Control’s art design, which we’re going to be showcasing in tonight’s Fine Art....
18:16, 09/23/2019

We Need Gun Control at Every Level The vast majority of Americans do not need a firearm, and yet they own them anyway, and continue to use them to kill. This is an epidemic that stems from a single source—the enormous, poorly regulated market for arms, propped up by an obscenely rich political lobby holding half of America’s electora...
07:32, 05/15/2019

When the C.I.A. Was Into Mind Control Stephen Kinzer’s “Poisoner in Chief” describes the C.I.A. in the Cold War years, when it was testing LSD and other drugs on citizens, often without their knowledge....
13:16, 09/10/2019

How to Take Control of Your Schedule If you want to do something, block off time for it. This includes everything from the task you have to finish at work to the walk you want to take with your family. The novel you want to write. The weekly game night or date night. The sleep you want to prioritize....
22:48, 08/08/2019

What's on TV this week: 'Control' This week Remedy returns with its first new game since Quantum Break, the creepy supernatural shooter Control. Out now on PS4, PC and Xbox One, it has a Metacritic rating of 81 and some intriguing trailers. In less interactive entertainment, Netflix'......
10:48, 08/27/2019

WHO says eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim is to control it London, Reuters - Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it....
04:48, 08/23/2019

Warning that HS2 costs are out of control The costs of the HS2 rail service appear to be out of control and it should not go ahead without a new assessment of the business case, according to peers....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Tips For Playing Control Control takes you on a fascinating journey through a monstrous office building full of occult horrors. It also holds a lot back, preferring to show rather than tell. As a result, there’s some information that can be really useful to know but that the game doesn’t explain well, or at all....
00:48, 08/28/2019

Did you solve it? Getting through passport control The solution to today’s puzzleEarlier today I set you the following question:Let’s say that 1 in 10,000 people who present themselves at UK passport control have invalid passports, and let’s say that UK passport control is very good at detecting invalid passports. When presented with an invalid pass...
02:32, 09/10/2019

What to know about birth control nausea Nausea is a common side effect of many forms of birth control. It often goes away over time, but a person can take steps to reduce or eliminate it. Learn more here....
15:00, 08/14/2019

I Stopped Playing Control Because I Don't Want It To End Control checks a lot of my boxes when it comes to not only games but media in general. I love conspiracies and secretive government agencies and stories about human beings trying to grapple with the supernatural. Control is a game about all of those things, and you can fly. I love Control so much th...
19:00, 09/16/2019

Wiggins to Campenaerts: Take control "Bradley Wiggins has told Lotto–Soudal rider Victor Campenaerts that he should demand more from his team. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
22:16, 05/27/2019

Control: The Kotaku Review Control is the latest game from the makers of Max Payne, Alan Wake, and Quantum Break. It’s a twisted, haunting odyssey through an old post-WWII office building under siege by parasitic beings from another dimension. Control has all the standard elements of a regular third-person shooter, but its ex...
20:48, 08/26/2019

All you need to control your Mac or iOS device is your voice Accessibility has become a popular avenue for tech companies lately, and today Apple revealed its latest push: Voice Control. With macOS Catalina and iOS 13, you'll be able to control your devices completely with your voice. At WWDC, Apple showed tha......
22:00, 06/03/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT – is about 95%, effective which is almost the same as the pill. Other popular apps include Flo, Glow and Natural Cycles that monitor your most person...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Switzerland on collision course with EU over gun control Switzerland is facing the choice between changing its gun laws or falling out of Europe's open-border system. But in a country with a strong aversion to regulation, gun owners feel their traditions are coming under fire....
14:16, 05/18/2019

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
19:32, 06/24/2019

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
06:16, 08/05/2019

Let’s solve some of the mysteries of Control Spoiler Space offers thoughts on, and a place to discuss, the plot points we can’t disclose in our official reviews. Fair warning: Major plot points for Control are revealed below, as are references to any connections it may or may not have to other video games....
20:32, 08/31/2019

The best universal remote control By Grant Clauser and Darryl Wilkinson This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to univ......
23:32, 05/17/2019

How to Make Pasta Without a Pasta Machine Fresh pasta is preferable to dried in most cases, but I do not have a pasta machine, nor am I in possession of very much upper body strength. Because of these shortcomings, most of my pasta-making efforts in the past have ended in too-thick noodles that take forever to cook, but once I abandoned my ...
23:32, 05/21/2019

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Quantum leaps are real – and now we can control them Quantum leaps are generally assumed to be instantaneous, but researchers have figured out how to intercept them midway, which may be useful in quantum computing...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Trump's use of tariffs could get 'out of control,' former US diplomat says U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threats to slap tariffs on Mexico may cause relations between the two neighbors to spiral "out of control," former U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman said Tuesday....
11:32, 06/04/2019

'We must act now': Netherlands tries to control tourism boom Strategy may involve tourist tax and closing down attractions in crowded regionsThe tulips are being trampled, the people of Amsterdam squeezed out of their canal-side homes and the Netherlands’ most picturesque villages, famous for their windmills, swamped.Now, with as many as 42 million people for...
22:16, 05/06/2019

CCSO: Dragoon Fire under control COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – The Cochise County Sherrif’s Office announced that a fire burning in Dragoon Mountains is now under control. According to officials, the fire is still burning but crews have a handle on it....
09:48, 08/22/2019

Take control of your Google Chrome tabs Do you have too many tabs open in your Chrome browser? I know I do, but there are things you can do to help you take control of them without just declaring tab bankruptcy and closing all of them....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Ruthless Australia take control at Lord's "Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each as Australia bowled out England for 258 and reached 30 for one in reply to take control of the second Ashes test at Lord\u0027s on Thursday."...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Disney now has full control of Hulu If it wasn’t already clear that Disney is very serious about becoming one of the major players in the video streaming business, then Disney’s newest move should drive that point home. The company on Tuesday announced that it will assume full operational control of the Hulu streaming serv...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and quiet....
16:48, 05/31/2019

AI Weekly: California is trying to control big tech Tech giants are facing threats of regulation on many fronts, but California is poised to become ground zero, as a new feature for Amazon's Alexa suggests.Read More...
20:16, 05/31/2019

CVS Might Make It Even More Difficult to Get Birth Control On August 15, a prescription birth control delivery service called Pill Club alleged that CVS is lowballing mail-order drug companies to the point where Pill Club and others may have to stop serving patients with CVS Caremark pharmacy benefits....
22:48, 08/17/2019

Make birth control over the counter Between New York legalizing abortion up until the point of birth and Alabama banning it with the sole exception of saving the life of the mother, our national impasse on abortion seems to finally be coming to a hostile head. The debate is nasty and divisive with little room for compromise....
06:48, 05/21/2019

How we met: ‘When he got through passport control, I was deliriously happy’ Clara Tait, 29, a teacher living in the UK, met Nkosi Kerr, 31, on holiday in Tobago. They got married this yearWhen Clara’s family were planning a holiday to celebrate a series of milestones and anniversaries, they each put their dream destination into a hat and her mother pulled out Tobago. And so...
03:32, 08/13/2019

I Was in Kashmir When India Seized Control. This Is What I Saw On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from Delhi. This northern territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan and ruled in part by each, had been largely autonomous since it agreed to join India ...
19:48, 08/07/2019

Our mum’s hoarding and debt problems are out of control Unless you work on the causes, says Annalisa Barbieri, simply clearing out someone’s house doesn’t work – they will just start hoarding againWe are a group of adult siblings, worried about our mum. During our childhood, and since, our mum has had a problem with hoarding and debt. This got worse afte...
16:48, 07/12/2019

The Next Front in the Fight Over Gun Control? Virginia The state’s elections in November will test the potency of gun rights as a voting issue. Democrats are looking to take power and enact gun control legislation next year....
21:32, 08/09/2019

Newtown Wasn’t an End for Gun Control. It Was a Beginning. After Congress failed to pass legislation in the wake of the 2012 shooting, activists turned their energy toward building infrastructure for future fights....
13:16, 04/29/2019

The Creepypasta Community That Influenced Control Control’s setting, a secretive government facility that studies supernatural happenings, is engrossing. If you can’t get enough of the game’s surreal atmosphere, perhaps you should check out the SCP Foundation, a community-run fiction archive that many speculated was an inspiration for Control. It t...
18:16, 09/20/2019

How the underdog Raptors have taken control of the Finals The only Canadian team in the NBA is one game away from winning its first league championship when the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors on Monday night (ABC, 9 p.m.). As prohibitive pre-series underdogs, Toronto has shocked the basketball and betting worlds. Markets missed the mark by ...
22:16, 06/10/2019

What it was like inside Apollo 11's Mission Control After retiring from NASA in 1994, Gene Kranz remembers taking tours through the historic Mission Operations Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston....
22:00, 07/24/2019

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
14:10, 05/01/2019

The Breakaway: Thomas needs to take control and attack now "The Breakaway team of Brian Smith, Bradley Wiggins and Orla Chennaoui believe Geraint Thomas must now attack after not making an impact on Stage 18 of the Tour de France. Watch the 2019 Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport 1 and the Eurosport Player."...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Dayton gunman was pro-gun control, friend says The gunman who fatally shot nine people -- including his sister -- and injured more than two dozen others in Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday was “anti-2nd amendment” and “never spit out a conservative opinion on gun control,” according to a former classmate and friend....
11:16, 08/06/2019

Can you solve it? The passport control puzzle Show me your documents pleaseUPDATE: The solution is now up hereToday’s puzzle concerns passport control, the delegation of uniformed and often surly officers at ports and airports whose job it is to check your travel document is valid.Let’s say that 1 in 10,000 people who present themselves at UK p...
02:32, 09/10/2019

How to control and limit the ads Facebook shows you It's not possible to turn off Facebook ads entirely, but if you want to keep Facebook from being creepy, customizing Facebook ad preferences might be for you....
17:48, 07/27/2019

Conservatives Regain Control in Greece Greece elected a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, initial results showed, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
23:48, 07/07/2019

I Love The Posters Found In Control Control is a wonderful game. I can’t stop thinking about it and I can’t wait for the weekend to end so I can get back to playing it instead of working. But while many are talking about the incredible visuals or exciting action, I want to take a moment to showcase a small part of the game that you mi...
02:16, 09/02/2019

Trump Says All "Very Much Under Control" After California Earthquake US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the situation in Southern California after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake appeared to be under control amid reports of scattered damage....
14:00, 07/05/2019

Are the 'Stranger Things' Product Tie-Ins Out of Control? To promote the third season of ‘Stranger Things,’ Netflix lined up roughly 70 collaborative tie-ins. While critics wonder if the marketing machine has gone too far, true fans just want their ‘Hawkins High’ Nikes....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Smith in control as Australia recover on first day "Steve Smith continued his outstanding Ashes form, striking an unbeaten 60 as Australia recovered from a bad start to reach 170-3 at the close of the rain-affected first day of the fourth test against England at Old Trafford on Wednesday."...
08:32, 09/05/2019

Dovizioso: Marquez isn't completely 'under control' "Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says his rival Marc Marquez\u0027s crash at Austin shows the Spaniard \"doesn\u0027t have everything under control\"."...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Gun Control While several presidential candidates have already rolled out plans to address gun violence, others endorsed new policies after two mass shootings over the weekend....
22:16, 08/06/2019

FFA gives control of A-League to competing clubs A preliminary deal has been reached for the A-League to be run independently of Football Federation Australia, ending a lengthy fight for control between club owners and the national body for the sport       ...
12:32, 07/01/2019

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
17:32, 07/23/2019

How to Choose a Birth Control Pill “The Pill” is not a monolith: there are hundreds of birth control pills out there, and they’re not all the same. But most people are never given a choice. They walk into the clinic, ask for the pill, and get a prescription that may or may not be the best one for their particular situation. Given how...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Please God Make the GOP Listen to the CEOs on Gun Control On Thursday, 145 CEOs sent a letter to the Senate to demand gun reform to curb mass shootings in our country. The letter rightly calls the regular cycle of gun violence “a public health crisis that demands urgent action.”...
10:32, 09/13/2019

The planets might control the sun's activity - and it's not astrology Our sun goes through a cycle of activity every 11 years, and it may be kept consistent by a periodic alignment of Venus, Earth, and Jupiter in their orbits...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Are non-disclosure agreements out of control? – podcast Zelda Perkins worked for Harvey Weinstein in her early 20s. She signed a non-disclosure agreement when she left his company, but 20 years later decided to break it when allegations about the film producer’s behaviour became public. She has subsequently questioned the widespread use of NDAs. Plus: Da...
11:16, 05/03/2019

SpaceX is still in control of all but three of its internet satellites How are SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites faring roughly a month after launch? Quite well, if you ask SpaceX. The company reported that it's in contact with 57 of the 60 initial broadband satellites. Although it's not certain what happened to......
02:32, 06/30/2019

8BitDo’s Pro+ gamepad provides ‘ultimate’ control with new software 8BitDo is releasing the Pro+ gamepad this month. It has all the features of a modern controller with its own customization software included for free.Read More...
03:48, 07/16/2019