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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.

County IT Supervisor Is Accused of Mining Bitcoin at the Office
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County IT Supervisor Is Accused of Mining Bitcoin at the Office

An IT supervisor is accused of hiding 46 devices used for mining cryptocurrency in Suffolk County offices, costing the county thousands of dollars in electricity...

Model That Predicts How to Build Muscle Could Become a Software Product
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Model That Predicts How to Build Muscle Could Become a Software Product

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a mathematical model that can predict the optimum exercise regime for building muscle, and could form...

Project Brings AI to Environmental Research in the Field
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Project Brings AI to Environmental Research in the Field

A 30-foot tower on the edge of the Ohio State University Airport is the focal point of a research project that will explore using AI and a variety of sensors to...

International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence
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International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence

An international research cohort that has received about $2.35 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to investigate the use of social cyber forensics...

A Bunch of MIT Students Got $100 of Free Bitcoin in 2014 – Some Wasted It on Sushi
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A Bunch of MIT Students Got $100 of Free Bitcoin in 2014 – Some Wasted It on Sushi

In 2014, MIT computer science student Jeremy Rubin offered all undergraduate students on campus $100 worth of bitcoin. Some got rich. Some spent it at a sushi restaurant...

DOE to Spend $15.1M for Computational, Data Infrastructure for Science Research
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DOE to Spend $15.1M for Computational, Data Infrastructure for Science Research

The U.S. Department of Energy announced $15.1 million for three collaborative research projects at five universities to integrate AI into flexible data and computer...

Researchers Use Patent Data to Assess Technological Improvement
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Researchers Use Patent Data to Assess Technological Improvement

Researchers from MIT used U.S. patents as a dataset to assist predictions of performance improvement in 1,757 discrete technology domains.

House Bill Would Define Software and Data Roles at Federal Agencies
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House Bill Would Define Software and Data Roles at Federal Agencies

Legislation before the U.S. House of Representatives would define roles for software development, software engineering, data management, and knowledge management...

Machine Learning Method Lowers Computational Cost of Satellite Imagery Analysis
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Machine Learning Method Lowers Computational Cost of Satellite Imagery Analysis

A team based at UC Berkeley devised a machine learning system that uses satellite images to estimate environmental conditions with predictive accuracy competitive...

The Top Tech Salaries in the U.S. in 2021
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The Top Tech Salaries in the U.S. in 2021

Tech workers in the United States can earn from 20% to 85% more than the average salary of other workers, with the highest-paying tech jobs averaging from $80,000...

NASA Is Using Data Science to Fill Its Data Science Skills Gap
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NASA Is Using Data Science to Fill Its Data Science Skills Gap

NASA is creating a workforce talent-mapping database to identify the data skills that exist and are required for all kinds of projects within the space agency. ...

DHS Awards $2M for Small Businesses to Develop Machine Learning Tech
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DHS Awards $2M for Small Businesses to Develop Machine Learning Tech

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently awarded funding to two small businesses to develop non-contact, inexpensive machine learning training and classification...

Generating Synthetic Data Solves Major Privacy Issues in Research
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Generating Synthetic Data Solves Major Privacy Issues in Research

Researchers at the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence used probabilistic modelling to generate high-quality anonymized synthetic data while preserving original...

Using AI to Predict and Ease Congestion
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Using AI to Predict and Ease Congestion

A project led by the University of Melbourne uses artificial intelligence to predict traffic congestion up to three hours in advance, and optimizes traffic signals...

DeepMind Wants to Use AI to Transform Soccer
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DeepMind Wants to Use AI to Transform Soccer

Alphabet-owned DeepMind is working with Liverpool to bring computer vision and statistical learning to the high-stakes world of sports.

Fermilab Exposes Proprietary Data for All to See
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Fermilab Exposes Proprietary Data for All to See

Security researchers of the Sakura Samurai ethical hacking group used multiple unsecured entry points to access data, code, messages, and passwords belonging to...

Will Exascale Computers Be Able To Work With Petascale Data?
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Will Exascale Computers Be Able To Work With Petascale Data?

George Slota at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been granted a National Science Foundation CAREER award to study the complex datasets of modern large-scale...

Neuromorphic Circuit Simulates Associative Learning
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Neuromorphic Circuit Simulates Associative Learning

Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Hong Kong have developed a computing device that is capable of learning by association.

Sidestepping the Thin Data Problem in National Security
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Sidestepping the Thin Data Problem in National Security

A team of AI researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is exploring ways to work with a short supply of data to generate accurate conclusions in national...
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