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IBM technology moves even closer to human speech recognition parity

IBM this week said its speech recognition system set an industry record of 5.5% word error rate, a percentage that lets a computer understand human conversation almost as well as the average person does.According to IBM human parity was considered.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldMar 9th, 2017

.hack//G.U. Last Recode Gameplay Footage Showcases Haseo’s 5th Form Moves

Bandai Namco and CybcerConnect2 showcased new footage of .hack//G.U. Last Recode’s fourth volume, Vol. 4//Reconnection at TGS 2017, where we got to check out Haseo’s new 5th Form in action. Read .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gameplay Footage Showcases.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News15 min. ago

Huawei Maimang 6 official, 18:9 screen, 4 cameras

Even before the Huawei Mate 10 could break cover, it seems that its “smaller” sibling has gotten a head start. In China, Huawei officially revealed the Maimang 6. A weird name for English-speaking markets, the smartphone might be known in.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Companies Often Derail IT Architectural Plans

Despite the need for digital transformations, companies are falling short in developing long-term technology architecture planning to successfully modernize IT......»»

Category: topSource:  cioinsightRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Ray Kurzweil Explains Why Technology Won"t Eliminate Human Jobs

Futurist Ray Kurzweil, now a director of engineering at Google, made an interesting argument in a new interview with Fortune: We have already eliminated all jobs several times in human history. How many jobs circa 1900 exist today? If I were a presci.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

CRISPR gene-editing could result in more successful birth rates

Gene-edited human embryos are offering new insights into the earliest stages of development, and could reduce the risk of miscarriage at the outset of pregnancy. In a new study, researchers from the UK's Francis Crick Institute used CRI.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Machine vision will gradually expand into consumer applications: Q&A with Arbor CTO Karl Chen

Taiwan-based Arbor Technology has been in the industrial PC (IPC) secor for over 20 years and has always been an important upstream partner of worldwide IPC brand vendors. With automated production lines and Industry 4.0 gradually becoming the new tr.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Criminal hacking: Top technology risk to health, safety and prosperity

Americans believe criminal hacking into computer systems is now a top risk to their health, safety and prosperity. Criminal hacking, a new ESET survey finds, outranks other significant hazards, including climate change, nuclear power, hazardous waste.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Building 31 powers back up

Members of AeroAstro and MechE are returning to a dramatically renovated building, with robots, drones, and even a Corvette in tow. A $52 million renovation of the 90-year-old Building 31 on MIT’s campus has transformed the space into a gleam.....»»

Category: roboticsSource:  mitRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

The pioneers of wireless electricity want to bring it to your next campsite

Imagine backcountry ski huts with wireless charging, hiking boots with sensors, and refrigerated Tupperware -- Ossia's Cota wireless technology could change the way we operate outdoors. The post The pioneers of wireless electricity want to bring it t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Chicago School Official: US IT Jobs Offshored Because "We Weren"t Making Our Own" Coders

theodp writes: In a slick new video, segments of which were apparently filmed looking out from Google's Chicago headquarters giving it a nice high-tech vibe, Chicago Public Schools' CS4ALL staffers not-too-surprisingly argue that creating technology.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Stratolaunch Tests Engines On Huge Space Launch Carrier

World’s largest-span aircraft moves toward flight tests Development has taken longer than expected, but engine testing is an important milestone in realizing Paul All.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

CRISPR gene-editing technology could lower risk of miscarriages

CRISPR allows for the permanent modification of genes within organisms. It can also cut out genetic defects that are believed to contribute to miscarriages. Scientists could determine why some women have more miscarriages than others. The post CRIS.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

Ford is using Microsoft’s HoloLens to change the way cars are designed

Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality system could have useful applications in car design, as demonstrated by Ford's use of the technology. Will virtual models replace real ones in automotive design studios across the board? The post Ford is using M.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

How the CDC uses Google, AI, and even Twitter to forecast flu outbreaks

As flu season gets into full swing, flu forecasting techniques will help the CDC time its response. The post How the CDC uses Google, AI, and even Twitter to forecast flu outbreaks appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

Walmart wants to deliver groceries to your fridge while you"re not home

Walmart is now offering to stock your fridge for you—even if you're not home.  The big-box giant is teaming with a smart lock startup called August Home to test a service in which workers would use a temporary door code to deliver grocerie.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

How to Add Decimal Points Automatically in Excel

There’s nothing more annoying than adding a decimal point, only to have Excel remove it. Or, worse still, adding decimals to every line, even though you’re using whole numbers in dollar format -- ........»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

How Prequel Young Sheldon Is Different from The Big Bang Theory

Even though it serves as a prequel to The Big Bang Theory, CBS' Young Sheldon is a different kind of show for executive producer Chuck Lorre......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News16 hr. 47 min. ago

#TakeAKnee protests spread to the MLB for the first time last night

President Trump might not have mentioned Major League Baseball during his weekend attack on professional sports, but players were listening all the same.  The day after Trump's rally speech in Alabama, in which he called out football players for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

DC Court of Appeals rules that warrantless use of a cell-site simulator (stingray) violated the Fourth Amendment as an unlawful search (Cyrus Farivar/Ars Technica)

Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica: DC Court of Appeals rules that warrantless use of a cell-site simulator (stingray) violated the Fourth Amendment as an unlawful search  —  DC Court of Appeals: Even if you know the police can track you.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News17 hr. 7 min. ago

Who Wants To Be an Adult? Teens Taking Their Time Growing Up

Adolescents are taking longer to become adults than previous generations, according to a new study that cites the rise of smartphones, safer environments and even a declining birthrate as factors. Mid- to late-teens are delaying the classic mileston.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago