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Weird Computer-Generated Phrases Tip-Off Scientific Publishing Fraud
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Weird Computer-Generated Phrases Tip-Off Scientific Publishing Fraud

A computer system named the Problematic Paper Screener searches through published scientific research and seeks out nonsensical computer-generated "tortured phrases"...

Algorithm Looks to Optimize Thermostats and Reduce Emissions
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Algorithm Looks to Optimize Thermostats and Reduce Emissions

Felix Bünning and Benjamin Huber developed an algorithm that controls building temperatures predictively rather than reactively, an approach that consumes significantly...

Researchers Conjure High-Tech Navigation Tools for Snowplows in Blizzards
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Researchers Conjure High-Tech Navigation Tools for Snowplows in Blizzards

A research team at Iowa State University is developing a new navigation system to help snowplows operate in extreme conditions.

AI Hiring Tools Require More Care Than Ever
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AI Hiring Tools Require More Care Than Ever

Using artificial intelligence tools to aid the recruiting process can be a legal minefield fraught with peril.

AI Innovation Incubator Aims for Advances for Applied Science
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AI Innovation Incubator Aims for Advances for Applied Science

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has established the AI Innovation Incubator (AI3), a collaborative hub aimed at uniting experts in artificial intelligence...

Inside Ubisoft's Unprecedented 'Exodus' of Developers
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Inside Ubisoft's Unprecedented 'Exodus' of Developers

The wave of resignations impacting scores of industries this year has been felt acutely at Ubisoft, with current and former developers citing a range of factors...

Computer Simulations Stay a Step Ahead of Invasive Insect Species
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Computer Simulations Stay a Step Ahead of Invasive Insect Species

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a simulation predicting the spread of an invasive beetle species harming local flora in Japan's Saitama...

Algorithm Can Repair Missing Data in Event Logs
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Algorithm Can Repair Missing Data in Event Logs

Researchers from Pusan National University and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a method that can restore missing data in an event log using imputation...

Researchers Propose Cyber Protections Against 'Logic Bombs'
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Researchers Propose Cyber Protections Against 'Logic Bombs'

Cybersecurity researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and the Georgia Institute of Technology have proposed new ways to protect 3D printed objects from...

Researchers Train Model to Distinguish Gunshots From Similar Sounds
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Researchers Train Model to Distinguish Gunshots From Similar Sounds

In an experimental study, researchers from Florida Atlantic University trained a classification model based on a convolutional neural network to differentiate gunshot...

Group of Top Companies Moves to Combat AI Bias in Hiring
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Group of Top Companies Moves to Combat AI Bias in Hiring

More than a dozen of the largest corporations in America are joining an effort to prevent artificial intelligence software used by human resources departments from...

Self-Described Bitcoin Creator Must Pay $100 Million in Suit
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Self-Described Bitcoin Creator Must Pay $100 Million in Suit

Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who claims he invented bitcoin, was told by a U.S. jury to pay $100 million in damages over claims that he cheated...

OpenAI Cuts Wait List for Access to the GPT-3 API
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OpenAI Cuts Wait List for Access to the GPT-3 API

The artificial intelligence research company OpenAI will eliminate the waiting list for access to the API of its GPT-3 text-generating AI model.

Developers Are Better With Automation and Reusable Code, Report Says
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Developers Are Better With Automation and Reusable Code, Report Says

Software teams are changing their coding processes to fit the new dynamics of remote work, according to GitHub's 2021 State of the Octoverse.

Sorry, Gen Z Isn't Going to Solve Your Tech Skills Crisis
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Sorry, Gen Z Isn't Going to Solve Your Tech Skills Crisis

Seventy-two percent of IT leaders believe members of Generation Z (ages 16 to 24) will solve the digital skills shortage, but just 24% of young people view their...

Privacy Policy Yanks Popular Software from Chicago Classrooms
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Privacy Policy Yanks Popular Software from Chicago Classrooms

Teachers in Chicago Public Schools are prohibited from using Scratch, Code.org, and Adobe software in classrooms due to the district's interpretation of a new student...

Intel Opens ControlFlag Machine Learning System for Improving Code Quality
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Intel Opens ControlFlag Machine Learning System for Improving Code Quality

Intel has made its ControlFlag software, which uses machine learning to improve code quality, open source and accessible on Github. 

Study Compares Coding Bootcamps With Universities
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Study Compares Coding Bootcamps With Universities

Data research company Optimal examined coding bootcamps' job placement data and found that many programs and their trainees are flourishing while institutes of...

As Electric Car Makers Ante Up Billions, Software Is Ace in the Hole
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As Electric Car Makers Ante Up Billions, Software Is Ace in the Hole

Coders are set to cash in.

Researchers' AI May Reveal Climate-Change Tipping Points
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Researchers' AI May Reveal Climate-Change Tipping Points

Researchers are developing a deep learning algorithm that could act as an early warning system against runaway climate change.
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