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Munn, Segel help film academy honor inventors, engineers

Subjects like rapid prototyping, 3-D texture painting and the intricacies of digital media review systems became comic material Saturday for Olivia Munn and Jason Segel, hosts of the film academy's Scientific and Technical ...

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Intelligent robots threaten millions of jobs

Advances in artificial intelligence will soon lead to robots that are capable of nearly everything humans do, threatening tens of millions of jobs in the coming 30 years, experts warned Saturday.

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Hong Kong hosts Valentine's Day with 25,000 LED roses

It's like a romantic scene out of one of South Korea's sappy soap dramas—tens of thousands of illuminated roses forming an impressive backdrop for the lead actor and actress to declare their love for each other.

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When machines can do any job, what will humans do?

Rice University computer scientist Moshe Vardi expects that within 30 years, machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can. In anticipation, he is asking his colleagues to consider the societal implications. ...

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