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The Emotional Chatbots Are Here to Probe Our Feelings
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The Emotional Chatbots Are Here to Probe Our Feelings

When Eugenia Kuyda created her chatbot, Replika, she wanted it to stand out among the voice assistants and home robots that had begun to take root in peoples lives...

Sharing Personal Info Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships
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Sharing Personal Info Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships

Disclosing personal information in the workplace can negatively affect a high status worker's relationship and task effectiveness with lower status coworkers, according...

Google Expands Howard West to Train More Black Coders
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Google Expands Howard West to Train More Black Coders

Howard University and Google with expand their Howard West academic partnership to cover the full academic year beginning fall 2018, boosting the three-month pilot...

Spinoff 2018 Highlights Space Technology Improving Life on Earth
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Spinoff 2018 Highlights Space Technology Improving Life on Earth

The 2018 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication, released Tuesday, features 49 technologies the agency helped create that are used in almost every facet of...

Researchers Create Digital Map of Carlsbad Cavern
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Researchers Create Digital Map of Carlsbad Cavern

University of Arkansas researchers are using laser imaging to create a highly accurate, three-dimensional digital map of public trails inside Carlsbad Cavern.

5 Ways Election Interference Could (and Probably Will) Worsen in 2018 and Beyond
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5 Ways Election Interference Could (and Probably Will) Worsen in 2018 and Beyond

If you thought 2016 was bad, just wait for the sequel.

Mechanics Will Soon Need a Degree in Computer Science to Work On Your Car
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Mechanics Will Soon Need a Degree in Computer Science to Work On Your Car

Training for automotive mechanics is in the middle of a revolution as cars become more computerized. The good ol' days of being a gear head are over.

How Pixar's Cartoon Cheese Led to a Smarter View of Science
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How Pixar's Cartoon Cheese Led to a Smarter View of Science

Ten years ago, a chunk of animated cheese in Pixar's "Ratatouille" captured the imagination of cell biologist Janet Iwasa. So much so that it changed the way she...

Changing the Color of 3-D Printed Objects
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Changing the Color of 3-D Printed Objects

A system developed at MIT CSAIL uses custom ink and ultraviolet light to repeatedly change an object's color.

Casinos Bet on Smoothie Slots, Desperate to Lure Millennials
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Casinos Bet on Smoothie Slots, Desperate to Lure Millennials

It's one of the big dilemmas facing the $70 billion U.S. casino industry—how to get people in their 20s and 30s to play slot machines as much as their parents or...

Tech Giants Brace For Europe's New Data Privacy Rule
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Tech Giants Brace For Europe's New Data Privacy Rule

Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and...

Rise of the Supercomputers: South Korea Rushes to Boost AI
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Rise of the Supercomputers: South Korea Rushes to Boost AI

China, Japan, and South Korea are flexing their muscles in the supercomputing arena.

The Dnc's New Chief Security Officer Knows All About Crisis
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The Dnc's New Chief Security Officer Knows All About Crisis

The Democratic National Committee has hired Bob Lord, most recently Yahoo's head of information security, to be its chief security officer—a brand new position,...

Shake-Up at Facebook Highlights Tension in Race For AI
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Shake-Up at Facebook Highlights Tension in Race For AI

Facebook's hiring of French artificial-intelligence trailblazer Yann LeCun in 2013 to start its AI Research lab signaled that the social-media giant was serious...

Want a More Diverse Workforce? Hire Bootcamp Graduates
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Want a More Diverse Workforce? Hire Bootcamp Graduates

Coding bootcamps are producing more than double the number of graduates as the U.S.'s largest traditional CS programs, and those graduates are far more diverse....

J-Pal North America Launches Education Technology Innovation Competition
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J-Pal North America Launches Education Technology Innovation Competition

The Education, Technology, and Opportunity Competition aims to help U.S. education leaders identify technology-based solutions to key challenges in education.

The Dangers of Keeping Women Out of Tech
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The Dangers of Keeping Women Out of Tech

Maria Klawe has done what tech has not. For the past 11 years, she has served as the president of Harvey Mudd College­, where the number of women in its computer...

Tiny Implant Opens Way to Deliver Drugs Deep Into the Brain
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Tiny Implant Opens Way to Deliver Drugs Deep Into the Brain

Scientists have created a hair-thin implant that can drip medications deep into the brain by remote control and with pinpoint precision.

Physicists Create Star Wars-Style 3D Projections; Just Don't Call Them Holograms
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Physicists Create Star Wars-Style 3D Projections; Just Don't Call Them Holograms

Daniel Smalley has long dreamed of building the kind of 3D holograms that pepper science-fiction films.

Harvard Student Helps Crack Mystery of Inca Code
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Harvard Student Helps Crack Mystery of Inca Code

It's a mystery that has left many scholars flummoxed.
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