The robot revolution is coming to your living room, and it’s adorable.
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We’re on the edge of a new frontier in art and creativity — and it’s not human. Blaise Agüera y Arcas, principal scientist at Google, works with deep neural networks for machine perception and distributed learning.
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The Chorus to Remember
Music can make a huge difference in your workday. Feel free to crank up the volume if noise has you working like a snail, you’ve got a case of the Monday’s, or you’ve got something mundane or familiar to do. Ideally, though, make your playlists out of songs you already know, and if your tasks involve any sort of linguistic processing, focus on lyric-free options. Lastly, if you have something to learn, pump up your mood with music before you get started.
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Some 27 months after Facebook forced users to use its dedicated chat app if they wanted to chat privately with other users, Facebook’s Messenger has passed the
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Death rates in humans increase dramatically in later life, leading to an upsweeping mortality curve (far right, 2009 data from Japanese women). But the mortality curves of plants and animals vary greatly, according to a recent data analysis. Hydra don’t appear to age at all, and the death rates of desert tortoises can actually decline later in life.
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Surviving the heat without using power
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Niantic Labs, partnering with Nintendo and Pokémon Co., released “Pokémon Go,” a free game for iPhones and Android phones. When you launch it, you see the game franchise’s world famous “pocket monsters” as if they existed in your backyard or bathtub. The point? To “catch ’em all,” as the kids say.
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