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Watch the bizarre attempt by an AI to write a sci-fi film

Jun 10, 2016 03:37 pm

AI is threatening to take over our jobs, from finance to healthcare, but if the latest short film written by an AI algorithm is anything to go by, that business is safe for some time yet.

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Black Death was season two of a three-part series of misery

Jun 10, 2016 01:18 pm

What have the 6th century Plague of Justinian, the Black Plague and the Chinese Plague got in common? They each share the same, single strain of deadly bacteria.

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The five-minute CIO: Greg Day, Palo Alto Networks

Jun 10, 2016 12:44 pm

“The biggest challenge today is people. There are just not enough skilled IT security practitioners out there,” says Greg Day, VP and regional chief security officer (CSO) EMEA at Palo Alto Networks.

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Massive monument ‘hidden in plain sight’ discovered at Petra

Jun 10, 2016 12:12 pm

Archaeologists have discovered a monument bigger than an Olympic-sized swimming pool at the historical landmark of Petra in Jordan.

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Facebook brings out 360-degree feature for photos

Jun 10, 2016 11:22 am

You can now turn your panoramic photos into 360º Facebook snaps after the company rolled out its latest tool for a consumer base thirsty for innovation.

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In Iceland, engineers have cracked a way to turn CO2 into stone

Jun 10, 2016 10:57 am

Researchers and engineers in Iceland are embarking on a new age of carbon capture after they revealed an astounding ability to turn captured CO2 emissions into harmless stone.

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Le Clock Sportif: When Panini stickers and Euro 2016 collide

Jun 10, 2016 10:23 am

With Euro 2016 set to kick off, the silly season of online gimmicks is upon us. But this Panini sticker clock is a sight to behold.

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Twitter insists ‘no breach’ as 32m logins go up for auction

Jun 10, 2016 09:21 am

In the latest alleged data breach of a major social network, one hacker is claiming to have 32m login details, including passwords, of Twitter users on sale for 10 bitcoins (€4,000).

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Nuritas founder Dr Nora Khaldi crunches the data of food

Jun 10, 2016 08:50 am

Inspirefest 2016 speaker Dr Nora Khaldi combines life sciences and IT expertise to search for bioactive ingredients in plants that have the potential to prevent or tackle disease.

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Flying cars are tech’s next frontier as Larry Page invests $100m in Zee.Aero

Jun 10, 2016 08:25 am

Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder Larry Page has invested $100m of his personal wealth in a secretive flying car start-up called Zee.Aero. He is also understood to be backing a competing flying car firm called Kitty Hawk.

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