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Computer learns to recognize sounds by watching video

Machine-learning system doesn’t require costly hand-annotated data by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In recent years, computers have gotten remarkably good at recognizing speech and images: Think of the dictation software on most cellphones, or the algorithms that automatically identify people in photos

Impact of technology depends on user’s mindset:  Bandaru Dattatreya

“For India, the need of hour is good governance and for that accountability and transparency are required which can be ensured through technology,” Bandaru Dattatreya said The Impact of Technology depends on user’s mindset, technology used with positive mindset will yield positive results-said Bandaru Dattatreya, the

All you want to know about Cuba’s Fidel Castro 

Havana: Cuba’s former president and leader of the Communist revolution,  Fidel Castro, has died aged 90, state TV announced on Saturday. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost half a century before handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008. Here

NASA successfully launches NOAA advanced geostationary weather satellite

NASA successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of highly advanced geostationary weather satellites Saturday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) lifted off at 6:42 p.m. EST (5.12 a.m.

Diversity Drive: HSBC GSCs target 100% female intake for internships

Last year, HSBC’s GSC in Kolkata received the award from NASSCOM, the trade association for the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry, for the ‘Highest Percentage Female Employees in IT/ITES’ for the third consecutive year HSBC has announced that it has set a target that 100

Driverless-vehicle options now include scooters

Self-driving scooter demonstrated at MIT complements autonomous golf carts and city cars by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — At MIT’s 2016 Open House last spring, more than 100 visitors took rides on an autonomous mobility scooter in a trial of software designed by