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August 16, 2023


Google reportedly building AI that offers life advice

One of Google’s AI units, DeepMind, is using generative AI to develop at least 21 different tools for life advice, planning and tutoring, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Google has reportedly contracted with Scale AI, the $7.3 billion startup …

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MIT News

Simple superconducting device could dramatically cut energy use in computing, other applications

Moodera is also affiliated with the Materials Research Laboratory, the Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory, and the Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC). The nanoscopic rectangular diode — about 1,000 times thinner than the diameter …

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 vs. Google Pixel Fold: Which foldable phone is best?

The idea of a foldable smartphone once felt like a gimmick or fad, but over the last few years, Samsung’s continued to innovate and iterate its foldable lineup. That persistence has paid off, for Samsung and consumers alike, with more companies like …

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The Race to Develop Artificial Intelligence That Can Identify Every Species on the Planet

Scientists are building machine-learning-powered software that can recognize a species based solely on a cellphone picture. Rebecca Heilweil. August 15, 2023 10:53 a.m.. Man takes a photo of a plant One of the most popular species identification tools …

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ABC News

OK, we can relax. The iPhone ‘hang up’ button might not be moving much after all

Almost a week after the Apple faithful collectively gasped at the first evidence that the iPhone’s “end call” button might soon be shifting upward and a column to the right, it looks like the whole thing might have been a false alarm.

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NBC Bay Area

OK, we can relax. The iPhone ‘hang up’ button might not be moving much after all

Apple had been considering moving the button to the lower right corner of the iPhone’s screen, according to last week’s test, or beta, version of iOS 17. By David Hamilton • Published 2 mins ago. Smartphone in male hands. Close up of hands with a phone …

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Business Today

Apple may re-release iPhone 14 models with USB-C, see details

Upgrading the iPhone 14 to USB-C would allow it to adhere to the EU’s directives while remaining within Apple’s iPhone lineup. Pranav Dixit. Updated Aug 16, 2023, 8:20 AM IST. iPhone 14 series. SUMMARY. References to two previously undisclosed iPhone …

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The New York Times

Red Team vs. Blue Team

Blue team members are defensive specialists and can advise an organization’s internal security team on how to improve its defenses against various cyber threats. This includes both preventing attackers from breaching the network and more effectively …

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LCGC Chromatography Online

The LCGC Blog: Are You Sick of Hearing About ChatGPT?

In January 2023, just two months after the public release of ChatGPT, I was traveling to the 14th Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop in Liege, Belgium, all the way from Los Angeles (true story). Amid a longer layover, I decided to give ChatGPT a try.

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Beyond the hype: a comprehensive critique of ChatGPT’s applicability in genetics

The recent article by Duong and Solomon [1], and the subsequent commentary [2] on the potential role of OpenAI’s language model, ChatGPT, in the field of genetics, certainly make for a compelling read. We appreciate the authors’ initiative to explore …

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