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Watson AI’s Jeopardy Performance: One Small Step, One Giant Leap

Kevin Gold of RIT posts on Tor.com about AI program Watson’s performance on Jeopardy. Share this:

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Life, I tell you! Extraterrestrial…. liiiiiiife!

Science News reports that some very clever people have come up with a laser technique for detecting microbial activity. We can not only use it to, say, detect Martian life from orbit, but even use it to detect life on worlds … Continue reading

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Jet Pack Ahoy

In keeping with our occasional “where’s my flying car?” motif, I thought I’d pass along this little goody. The Denver Post reports that daredevil Eric Scott successfully avoided plummeting to his death in Royal Gorge with a 135-pound rocket-powered backpack strapped … Continue reading

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