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Google’s Guetzli JPEG Encoder Shrinks Sizes Up to 35% With Little Quality Loss

Google has announced that their new Guetzli JPEG encoder is an open source algorithm that is capable of shrinking JPEG file size up to 35% with very little quality degradation ...

March 18, 2017 at 3:00 am by

Facebook Promoting Fake News After Firing Human Editors

A report from The Washington Post’s The Intersect claims that since Facebook revamped its news trending system – i.e. fired its human editors and tasked its own algorithms ...

October 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Twitter Users Condemn Company’s Decision to Ditch Chronological Tweets

Twitter is one of the most popular forms of online communication due to the 140 character limit which allows users to discuss topics in a very quick manner. Additionally, the ...

February 6, 2016 at 10:59 am by

Computer Completes a Rubik’s Cube In A Spellbinding Time

There are many things in life that are quite annoying and include inventions such as Predictive Text; however, the Rubik’s Cube certainly adds a new dimension to the word ...

January 26, 2016 at 9:54 am by

Computers Can Now Accurately Forge Human Handwriting

Alex Graves, a specialist in Long Short-Term Memory recurrent neural networks at the University of Toronto, published a number of fascinating findings before the documentation ...

July 25, 2015 at 5:00 am by

New Algorithm Detects Nudity in Images

An algorithm has been compiled which analyses colour images and flags anything deemed to be nude content. The website, isitnude.com launched this month and allows users to ...

July 6, 2015 at 11:30 pm by

CleanSpace One to Use Pac-Man Approach for Cleaning the Atmosphere of Debris

CleanSpace One, the project involved in finding a solution for cleaning up our atmosphere, was tasked to find the most efficient way of getting rid of the old SwissCube ...

July 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm by

Machine Vision Algorithm May Be the next Art Critic

Art historians still find defining art and its creative qualities tricky even today. Art has always been considered something that a human mind can understand and appreciate, ...

June 12, 2015 at 6:58 am by

Drones Are Now Able to Learn Flight Paths and Fly on Their Own

Researcher José Martínez Carranza from the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics in Mexico developed a new way for drones to operate on their own and ...

May 27, 2015 at 8:58 am by

Guy Makes Device Which Can Open Combination Locks in a Matter of Seconds

Not really what you were looking to hear if you have a locker at work or school that relies on combination locks to keep people from snooping through your personal belongings, ...

May 15, 2015 at 1:58 pm by

Microsoft Reveals How Their Bing Algorithm Determines ‘Mobile-Friendly’ Websites

Microsoft first revealed their interest in mobile-friendly web pages and finding a way to figure out some guidelines for them last year. It seems that the company has been ...

May 15, 2015 at 12:58 pm by

Google’s Self Driving Cars May Become ‘Too Safe’ for Urban Areas

Google has worked on improving the safety features of their self-driving cars for some time now. Despite that, the cars have seen their fair share of accidents, all of which ...

May 11, 2015 at 11:10 pm by

Google Search Algorithm to Favour Mobile-Friendly Sites

From 21st April, Google will make a major change to its search algorithm which will favour mobile-friendly websites in its search rankings when viewed from a smartphone or ...

April 21, 2015 at 3:58 am by

Is Google Messing With Your Shopping Search Results?

Do you use Google as your default search engine? You do? Have you ever thought that everything you read, stumble upon or even buy are just imposed on you? Well, it might be ...

April 16, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Facebook AI – How It Will Effect The Content You Consume

AI is a big focus for companies like Facebook. Every time you load your news feed, some kind of algorithm is working hard to curate the best content for you. Have your closest ...

March 26, 2015 at 7:15 pm by

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