Archive: 10/05/2011

Of minds and machines

In the 1950s and '60s -- when MIT’s Warren McCulloch and Walter Pitts were building networks of artificial neurons, John McCarthy and Marvin Minsky were helping to create the discipline of artificial intelligence and ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Other
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Apple pays compensation over Beijing brawl

US high-tech giant Apple said staff at its flagship Beijing store acted in self-defence when a fight broke out, resulting in injuries to a customer who has since been compensated, reports said Tuesday.

dateMay 10, 2011 in Business
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Electric cars take off in Norway

They speed past gas guzzlers in traffic, ignore congestion charges and get city centre parking for free. In a country whose wealth is fuelled by oil, Oslo has become the world capital of the electric car.

dateMay 10, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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