Monthly Archives: February 2017

Google teaches AI to swear so it can spot hate speech

alibhai/ February 23, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

AI was fed more than 17 million comments in order to learn offensive language Scores comments on how similar they are to ones people have deemed ‘toxic’ Can help flag potentially toxic comments for human moderators to review  By Stacy Liberatore For Google’s new artificial intelligence (AI) tool is the latest weapon to join the fight against hate speech.

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Range Rover reveals new Velar to its models

alibhai/ February 22, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Prices are expected to start from around £40,000 for the SUV coupe It will go head-to-head with the Jaguar F-Pace and Porsche Macan Velar name comes from the latin ‘velo’, meaning to conceal – it was the same name used for the Range Rover concept car in 1969 Aggressive styling, potent engines and lots of tech point to a performance-focused luxury

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World’s only piece of a revolutionary metal goes missing

alibhai/ February 22, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Creation of metallic hydrogen had been heralded as a major breakthrough   But the Harvard scientists who created it say it has now gone missing The sample could have been lost inside the machinery that kept it stable Or it could have been destroyed after turning to a gas at room temperature Some claim the material was never created by the

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Fiat 124 Spider review: Dislike the MX-5? You’ll love this

alibhai/ February 21, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Rob Hull For I love the Mazda MX-5. I always have done.  Every iteration has been nimble, direct, reliable, relatively cheap to run and incredibly engaging to drive. It remains the best driver’s car you can buy new for less than £20,000, in my eyes. So I should have the same fondness for its sister car, Fiat’s 124

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Japan zoo culls 57 monkeys carrying ‘invasive’ genes

alibhai/ February 21, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Takagoyama Nature Zoo in the city of Futtsu in Chiba prefecture east of Tokyo, housed 164 simians which it believed were all pure Japanese macaques Officials discovered one-third were crossbred with the rhesus macaque  Japanese law bans possession of invasive species, and allows them to be culled  57 native snow monkeys were killed by lethal injection  By Afp A Japanese

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The bracelet that lets dads-to-be feel their baby kicking

alibhai/ February 20, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

The Fibo bracelet is currently being developed by Danish engineer A smart bracelet transmits a baby’s womb movements through the wearer’s wrist The signal is sent in real time so when the mother is feeling something the father feels it too By Mail Foreign Service They will never know what it is like to be pregnant – but at least

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Separated from your mobile can lead to PTSD

alibhai/ February 19, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Children get as stressed losing their phone as they get separating from parents  Those without their phones exhibit symptoms similar to those seen in PTSD  Researchers warned that we are seeing the growth of a ‘nascent digital culture’  By Mark Howarth for the Daily Mail Children can get stressed or start to panic when they’re separated from their parents. Now

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Can you guess the nation’s favourite used cars?

alibhai/ February 18, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Sales of used models increased by 7.3% year on year Despite the VW emissions cheating scandal, second-hand diesel sales rose 11% The South East posted the biggest number of used-car transactions in 2016 White might be the most popular new-car colour, but it isn’t number one for second-hand buyers Which model was bought most? We’ll give you a clue –

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Astronaut Don Pettit reveals the best of his space snaps

alibhai/ February 18, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Dr Don Pettit is one of a select few humans to have ever lived, worked, and walked, in space  He has created a stunning portfolio of some of his best snaps in a new photography book  The Nasa astronaut has spent 370 days aboard the International Space Station He took hundreds of thousands of photos during three separate stays on

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Ray Massey tests new Land Rover Discovery in Utah

alibhai/ February 17, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey In Utah For The Daily Mail New Land Rover Discovery Price: From £43,495 to £68,295, in showrooms this week Good  Balancing on two side wheels on a perilously steep rock face helped concentrate my mind on the extreme off-road capability of Land Rover’s versatile new Discovery 4×4. I was performing a rock crawl. The hill control held

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