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YouTube Hiring More Humans to Train Computers to Police the Site

This comes on the heels of a New York Times report about how inappropriate videos featuring children’s cartoon characters in violent or lewd situations slipped past its filters and appeared on YouTube Kids, an app that is supposed to present ...

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Science proves it: People love dogs more than humans

It’s official, people love dogs so much that we prefer them to some people, and even feel more empathy towards them than our fellow men. In a study published in the journal Society & Animals, about 240 student volunteers looked ...

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Jets’ McCown, Ijalana discuss possible CTE test for living humans

What was once a distant hypothetical moved closer to reality this week when researchers from Boston University announced the discovery of a biomarker that could allow them to detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in living humans. The development is a ...

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Robots and Humans Team Up at Amazon

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Amazon’s warehouses, which now employ more than 125,000 people across the United States, are being outfitted with the latest in robots and tech, but not at the expense of human jobs. NYT > Technology

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Protecting Humans and Jobs From Robots Is 5 Tech Giants’ Goal

Photo Attendees examining a robot at a Microsoft developers conference in March. Credit David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Five major technology companies said Wednesday that they had created an organization to set the ground rules for protecting humans — and their jobs ...

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Elon Musk’s Plan: Get Humans to Mars, and Beyond

The mood at the conference was almost as giddy as a rock concert or the launch of a new Apple product, with people lining up for Mr. Musk’s presentation a couple of hours in advance. Mr. Musk has talked of ...

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Op-Ed Contributors: Where Computers Defeat Humans, and Where They Can’t

Photo Credit Angie Wang ALPHAGO, the artificial intelligence system built by the Google subsidiary DeepMind, has just defeated the human champion, Lee Se-dol, four games to one in the tournament of the strategy game of Go. Why does this matter? ...

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Bits: Taking Baby Steps Toward Software That Reasons Like Humans

Photo Richard Socher, founder and chief executive of MetaMind, a start-up developing artificial intelligence software. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times Richard Socher appeared nervous as he waited for his artificial intelligence program to answer a simple question: “Is the ...

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‘The Humans’ is a piercing, perceptive new drama on Broadway

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 9:00 PM Joan Marcus/Joan Marcus “The Humans,” at the Helen Hayes, transferred intact from the Roundabout’s Off-Broadway production seen here. The cast includes Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell, Cassie Beck, Sarah Steele and ...

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Thanksgiving stories from the cast of ‘The Humans’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 2:47 PM Joan Marcus/Joan Marcus The humans of “Humans” are (from left) Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell, Cassie Beck, Sarah Steele and Arian Moayed. Every day is Thanksgiving for the cast of “The ...

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