Archive: 09/03/2011

Turing award goes to 'machine learning' expert

A Harvard University professor has been awarded a top technology prize for research that has paved the way for computers that more closely mimic how humans think, including the one that won a "Jeopardy!" tournament.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Other
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Obamas take Facebook stand against bullying

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Wednesday took a public stand against bullying on Facebook, on the eve of a White House summit on an issue they said affected every young American.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Internet
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Can ordinary people make money on Twitter?

Reports this week that celebrities are earning up to $10,000 per tweet on Micro-blogging site Twitter has caught the attention of ordinary social media users who are now asking how they can make money too.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Internet
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Fluorescent tail tags TB

A new way of detecting tuberculosis (TB) inside cells has been developed by scientists from Oxford University and NIH in the US.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Read all about it!

A new study of wrongdoing and its cultures in Spain 1800-1936 will explore the fascination of popular versions of crime and other misdemeanours in ways that reflect also on our attitudes to crime in our time.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Other
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Learning to see consciously

Our brains process many more stimuli than we become aware of. Often images enter our brain without being noticed: visual information is being processed, but does not reach consciousness, that is, we do not have an impression ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Neuroscience
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