Supercomputer Watson To Fight Cancer

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IBM’s Jeopardy!-winning supercomputer Watson is to start exploring genetics in an attempt to tackle a rare brain cancer. Watson famously beat two champion Jeopardy players in a three-day challenge in 2011. While supercomputers can process information far more quickly than humans, the victory was significant as it showed Watson was able to process language and […]

Pay TV Numbers Drop Year-On-Year

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The American pay-TV industry as a whole has had an overall drop in subscribers for the first time. But even if it’s evidence of “cord-cutting,” the firms involved haven’t really lost out much. There have been a few cases before where individual cable firms have had a quarterly decline in pay-TV subscribers. Now Leichtman Research […]

NASA Test Looks Like Alien Invasion

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Amazingly this image is neither edited nor taken from sci-fi, but is a screengrab from a NASA video. It’s taken from testing of Project Morpheus: The Morpheus project provides an autonomous, reusable, rocket-powered, terrestrial vertical take-off/vertical landing vehicle for testing integrated spacecraft and planetary lander technologies. The integrated vertical test bed (VTB) offers a platform […]

Print Your Own Nail Art

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Two Kickstarter users are looking for just under $50,000 to develop a smartphone app and equipment for turning photographs into nail polish stickers. 1. DESIGN. The FREE NailSnaps mobile app lets you design exactly how you want your photo or image to appear on your nails. Create an image that spans across your nails, or pick and choose different […]