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Has the Turing Test really been passed?

"Machines take me by surprise with great frequency" - Alan TuringWhat might it take to deceive people into believing that a chatbot computer program is actually a 13-year-old boy?Not a great deal, it would seem, judging by the well-publicised experiment ... [Published Melbourne Age - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Is IBM Making Plans For The End Of Silicon?

IBM is putting $3 billion towards new chip research.Christina Welsh/Flickr Since the computer age began, microchips have consistently been shrunk to smaller and smaller sizes. Moore’s Law, articulated in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts, ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

When does a physical system compute?

Can physical systems from bacteria to black holes act as a computer? A University of York computer scientist and colleagues from the universities of Oxford and Leeds address this question in newly published research which seeks to define unconventional ... [Published University of York - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

What everybody should know about Google’s new initiative

By Molly Schulson, Editorial Intern, @eCN_MollyRead more by ContributorJuly 10th, 2014After analyzing its own gender problem, Google launches code initiative to expose young girls to codingUsually when someone visualizes coding, they think of a male doing ... [Published eCampus News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Seven reasons you should learn to code

1. 2014 is the Year of CodeThis year, not-for-profit organisation Year of Code hopes to introduce people across the UK to coding for the first time. From September, coding will be introduced into the school timetable for every child aged 5-16. Don't you ... [Published BA Business Life - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Area Girls to Build Mobile Apps at SWOSU Tech Trek

Southwestern Oklahoma State University School of Business and Technology Instructor Lisa Friesen (left) and Bar-S Computer Scientist Intern Rachel Hurt (right) will pilot the MIT App Inventor course at SWOSU during the Tech Trek Math and Science Camp ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Out for a count

If cracking the Travelling Salesman Problem wasn't difficult enough, imagine weaving a mystery novel around it. M.N. Krish has achieved just that in his debut book, The Steradian Trail. "My friends who are in tech were amazed by this," says Krish, over ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

What are you going to simulate? [Pharyngula]

The EU is sinking €1.2bn (and the US is proposing to spend more, $3 billion) into a colossal project to build a supercomputer simulation of the human brain. To which I say, “What the hell? We aren’t even close to building such a thing for a fruit fly ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Internship always pays

My son has completed his B.E. He is in a dilemma whether to opt for an internship or a job or higher studies. His goal is to be in a managerial position five years down the line.RajarajeswaranIt is hard to predict the future because you will always find ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 2 reports

Stephen Wolfram: 'The textbook has never interested me' | Science

Ask a factual question of Siri, Apple's virtual assistant, and chances are the maverick British computer scientist and entrepreneur Stephen Wolfram is responsible for the answer. For when posed a question such as: "How far is it to Mars right now?", Siri ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 4 reports

New sensors will scoop up ‘big data’ on Chicago

David HeinzmannThe curled metal fixtures set to go up on a handful of Michigan Avenue light poles later this summer may look like delicate pieces of sculpture, but researchers say they’ll provide a big step forward in the way Chicago understands itself ... [Published RINF.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 2 reports

Immigrants may hold key to German future

[MUNICH] With Europe's lowest birth rate and its oldest population, Germany needs immigrants, and not just any immigrants. It needs Xiaoqun Clever.Disillusioned by her prospects in Deng Xiaoping's China, the computer scientist abandoned her studies there ... [Published Business Times Singapore - Jun 15 2014]

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Alan Turing, in fact, spoke of an "imitation game" between three participants. "The reason he devised such a test was rather straightforward: considering we can’t define properly what intelligence is, the question of whether or not a computer program is intelligent could not be answered easily."
"I believe this is the right decision and will allow the committee to focus on the upcoming release of its report on the CIA detention and interrogation program" Feinstein said

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Has the Turing Test really been passed? [Published Melbourne Age - 3 hours ago]
Is IBM Making Plans For The End Of Silicon? [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 11 2014]
Your questions answered about The Post’s recent... [Published Washington Post - Jul 11 2014]
Here’s Why You May Never Be Truly Anonymous in ... [Published Nextgov.com - Jul 11 2014]
Utah Locals Want to Eliminate Daylight Savings ... [Published The Utah People's Post - Jul 11 2014]
Q&A with Professor Muffy Calder - Scotland’s Ch... [Published Holyrood - Jul 11 2014]
Here’s why you may never be truly anonymous in ... [Published Quartz - Jul 11 2014]
The Evening Blues - 7-10-14 [Published Daily Kos - Jul 11 2014]
Extradited PIO gets life in prison for killing ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 10 2014]
When does a physical system compute? [Published University of York - Jul 10 2014]
Bell Labs calls for universities to vie for US$... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 10 2014]
What everybody should know about Google’s new i... [Published eCampus News - Jul 10 2014]
Lagos lawyer, Bamidele Aturu dies at 49 [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Jul 10 2014]
Airport security: budget airlines 'not imposing... [Published Telegraph - Jul 09 2014]
Beyond Tesla: History's Most Overlooked Scientists [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 09 2014]
Aaron Swartz and 21st Century Martyrdom [Published VICE - Jul 09 2014]
Will Nandan Nilekani be held accountable for vi... [Published Money Life - Jul 09 2014]
Bell Labs Pledges to Donate $100,000 to Univers... [Published Michigan Live - Jul 09 2014]
Why Python Makes A Great First Programming Lang... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Jul 08 2014]
Why Python Makes A Great First Programming Lang... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Jul 08 2014]
Effort to model Facebook yields key to famous m... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 08 2014]
Invest well by doing less [Published Motley Fool - Jul 08 2014]
How Using Emoji Makes Us Less Emotional [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 08 2014]
COM.* 2014 U.S. DOE Keynote Extreme Computing a... [Published GISUser - Jul 07 2014]
Seven reasons you should learn to code [Published BA Business Life - Jul 07 2014]
Area Girls to Build Mobile Apps at SWOSU Tech Trek [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
Out for a count [Published The Hindu - Jul 07 2014]
Who’s the new guy running the NSA? [Published The Verge - Jul 07 2014]
What are you going to simulate? [Pharyngula] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 07 2014]
Experts Point at Four Threats the Internet Face... [Published Industry Leaders Magazine - Jul 07 2014]
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Is IBM Making Plans For The End Of Silicon? [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 11 2014]
IBM is putting $3 billion towards new chip research.Christina Welsh/Flickr Since the computer age began, microchips have consistently been shrunk to smaller and smaller sizes. Moore’s Law, articulated in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts, ...
Why Python Makes A Great First Programming Lang... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Jul 08 2014]
Python is now the most popular introductory language at American colleges, a recent Association for Computing Machinery study reports. In an analysis of the top 39 computer science departments as ranked by U.S. News in 2014 , the general-purpose ...
What are you going to simulate? [Pharyngula] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 07 2014]
The EU is sinking €1.2bn (and the US is proposing to spend more, $3 billion) into a colossal project to build a supercomputer simulation of the human brain. To which I say, “What the hell? We aren’t even close to building such a thing for a fruit fly ...
The Meaning of Apples [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 07 2014]
by Emrys Westacott What is it about the apple? Common, easily grown, and cheap to buy, yet when you think about it the apple is a major character in the history of our culture. It pops up continually to play significant roles in religion, mythology, ...
Spreadsheet Fever May Suffer Spreadsheet Goofs [Published Beyond Search - Jul 07 2014]
The data-analysis work of recently prominent economist Thomas Pikkety receives another whack, this time from computer scientist and blogger Daniel Lemire in, “ You Shouldn’t Use a Spreadsheet for Important Work (I Mean It) .” Pikkety is not alone ...
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Leading Computer Scientist Joins InSilico Medic... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 28 2014]
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Flip the Switch on New... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 15 2013]
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