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Celebrity Hacking Scandal: A Reminder on Digital 'Smarts'

This most recent celebrity hacking scandal – where apparently almost one hundred different celebrities had their files breached and accessed, as we see here: http://time.com/3246562/hackers-jennifer-lawrence-cloud-data/ 1,666 more words

Science & Tech

The next step for intelligent virtual assistants: It's time to consolidate

When we talk about the future of artificial intelligence (AI), the discussion often focuses on the advancements and capabilities of the technology, or even the risks and opportunities inherent in the potential cultural implications. 1,122 more words

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Updates from Travis - US/NZ to track endangered whales in Rarotonga

As mentioned previously, three US scientists are this week deploying satellite tracking tags on Humpback whales off the Rarotonga coast to gain information vital to protecting the endangered mammals from extinction. 1,235 more words

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Happy 98th Birthday to the National Park Service

Re-post from Whitehouse.gov.

From our spacious skies and fruited plains to our purple mountain majesties, the United States boasts some of the world’s most breathtaking natural lands. 120 more words

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Google Aims to Archive All Human Knowledge

According to an intriguing report in New Scientist, Google is building a next-generation information database called Knowledge Vault that’s designed to index and store what we can reasonably term facts.

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Education & Society

US/NZ to track endangered whales in Rarotonga

Media Release, Public Affairs Office, US Embassy Wellington.

Three US scientists are this week deploying satellite tracking tags on Humpback whales off the Rarotonga coast to gain information vital to protecting the endangered mammals from extinction. 328 more words

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30 Ways Google Glass Can Transform Education [INFOGRAPHIC]

“The future is now. With Google Glass, teachers and students alike can display information in a smartphone-like hands-free format, while interacting with the Internet via natural language voice commands. 83 more words

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