Scientists link common flavor compounds across the world's favorite ingredients
Alison Gopnik, author of “Making AI Human” in Scientific American’s June issue describes the use of Bayesian statistics to outline how youngsters infer the basics of cause and effect.
A look at manufacturing, much of devoted to filling the needs of the belligerants of the war
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A guide to how well Alexa, Siri, Google Now and the rest guard your secrets
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Before cell phones, rural peoples around the world communicated with elaborate languages constructed of whistles.
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The social network has rolled out new tools to deal with this growing problem