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Newswise: New study shows crowdsourced traffic data could save lives

Newswise: New study shows crowdsourced traffic data could save lives. “A new UCI-led pilot study finds, on average, Waze ‘crash alerts’ occur two minutes and 41 seconds prior to their corresponding California Highway Patrol (CHP)-reported crash. 11 more words

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PLOS: PLOS Journals Now OPEN for Published Peer Review

PLOS: PLOS Journals Now OPEN for Published Peer Review. “Starting today, ALL PLOS journals will offer authors the option to publish their peer review history alongside their accepted manuscript! 33 more words

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BusinessDay: Africa must reap the benefits of its own data

BusinessDay: Africa must reap the benefits of its own data. “Today, an AI algorithm is not a competitive advantage but data is. The World Economic Forum calls data the new ‘oxygen’, while Chinese AI specialist Kai-Fu Lee calls it the new ‘oil’. 58 more words

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Mona Lisa frown: Machine learning brings old paintings and photos to life (TechCrunch)

TechCrunch: Mona Lisa frown: Machine learning brings old paintings and photos to life. “Machine learning researchers have produced a system that can recreate lifelike motion from just a single frame of a person’s face, opening up the possibility of animating not just photos but also paintings. 21 more words

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BioSpace: New Tool Allows View of Cell Division in 3D Models

BioSpace: New Tool Allows View of Cell Division in 3D Models. “The Integrated Mitotic Stem Cell merges images of 15 separate cellular components, creating a 3-dimensional map of what a human cell looks like during different steps in cell division. 36 more words

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CNET: Facebook flooded with fake news ahead of EU elections, study finds

CNET: Facebook flooded with fake news ahead of EU elections, study finds. “During the last three months, Avaaz researchers found 550 pages and groups along with 328 profiles that appeared to be spreading disinformation in Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Poland and Spain. 23 more words

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