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Germany to use voice recognition to identify refugee origins

Germany will soon use voice recognition tech to help figure out exactly where refugees came from, according to Die Welt. Though the number of asylum seekers coming to the nation in 2016 dropped significantly to 280,000 from 890,000 in 2015, there was…

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Google’s AI-powered translator works with three more languages

Google wants language translation to sound more natural. Last year, it began moving away from phrase-based machine translation and created an AI-powered system called Google Neural Machine Translation (GNMT). Now, the company says it's expanding GNMT…

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Giphy made 2,000 GIFs to help you learn sign language

A GIF can be more than a well-timed punchline for a tweet or group chat. Now, the looping clips can be used to teach people new languages. As Mashable reports, GIF provider Giphy has launched a new “channel” containing more than 2,000 educational sig…

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Omnity’s search engine uses rare word matching to find unexpected results

When it comes to search, there's Google and there's everyone else — the company is basically synonymous with searching the internet. But Omnity, a relatively new company from San Francisco, thinks own search that's based on “semantic mapping” offers…

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Recommended Reading: Fake news writer takes blame for Trump’s win


Facebook Fake-news
Writer: 'I Think Donald
Trump Is in the White
House Because of Me'
Caitlin Dewey,
The Washington Post

Facebook's struggle with fake news has been widely reported and the issue is still a hot topic in the days following the US p…

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