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China's state-run news agency, Xinhua, has revealed it will deploy a new digitally generated newsreader to report the news in both Chinese and English languages. The artificial anchor has been designed to reduce news production costs and increase efficiency, however, the use of the technology by a propagandic state-run news agency brings a new definition to the term "fake news.".. Continue
A team of researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and the Qatar Computing Research Institute has set out to develop a new machine learning system designed to evaluate not individual articles but entire news sources. The system is programmed to classify news sources for general accuracy and political bias... Continue Reading MIT tackles fake news with machine
XRDC's discounted early registration period has been extended to this Friday, September 8th at 11:59 PM Pacific, so don't miss this fresh opportunity to register now at a discounted rate! ...
Photographer Jerry Ferguson was flying in a news helicopter this week to cover seasonal monsoon weather in Phoenix, Arizona, when a massive dust storm showed up on the horizon. As they flew away to outrun the wall of dust, Ferguson managed to capture this photo of it sweeping across the land.Ferguson, who has been shooting professionally for 20+ years and from helicopters for 6 years, says he cap
Not a day goes by without someone throwing the term 'fake news' at some media organization. While misinformation and factually inaccurate reporting is undeniably a major global problem, fake news is quickly morphing into something else entirely, and governments around the world are starting to use the phrase as a way to quash dissenting opinions... Continue Reading Opinion: How fake news i
This week, the longlists for the inaugural Dezeen Awards were revealed and Foster + Partners overhauled its plans for an Apple Store on Federation Square in Melbourne. Read more
The New York Daily News slashed its editorial staff in half this week, and among the casualties of the layoffs was the entire team of photographers. The paper, which called itself “New York’s Picture Newspaper” for over 70 years, now has zero staff photographers.NPPA reports that all 10 NY Daily News staff photographers had their positions eliminated in the layoffs, and two posi
consisting of multiple rectangular prisms covered with veneers, the studio always maintains the same interior spirit, while changing the colors corresponding to each event. The post nendo designs prime news branding and studio set for a japanese TV station appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
News from Antarctica usually paints a grim picture of rapid ice loss and record-setting icebergs breaking loose, which is all feeding into a vicious cycle that speeds up further melting. But now, a new study reports some more uplifting findings: the Earth itself is rising at one of the fastest rates ever seen, and it may help stabilize the ice sheet... Continue Reading Fast-rising bedrock
In the face of breaking news, smartphones have made everyone a frontline reporter, and social media has allowed users to become self-publishers. However, with rare exceptions, most news content still relies on traditional media for mass distribution. Junior producers at large news-gathering organizations often attempt to obtain licensing rights directly from individuals via social media for photo is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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