The Top 10 Predictions for 2015
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Phoenix Business Journal (blog)
Heavy hitters out in full force to support funding for Science Foundation ...
Phoenix Business Journal (blog)
Science Foundation Arizona backers, including the former Intel Corp. chairman and CEO and Don Budinger, founder and former president of Rodel Inc., were among the big names in business who came out Monday night to pay tribute to IBM Corp.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:19:41 -0800
How Skype Used AI to Build Its Amazing New Language Translator
Microsoft soon ponied up the funds so that Hinton's ideas could be tested out with the latest graphical processor units. The results were “stunning,” a 25 percent boost in speech recognition accuracy, Microsoft Research head Peter Lee told us earlier ...
Microsoft puts a wrecking ball to the language barrierFortune
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:20:55 -0800
Natural Gas Overwhelmingly Replaces Coal
A new Breakthrough analysis looks at regional power generation data and finds that cheap natural gas has overwhelmingly displaced coal generation, not other sources of low-carbon energy, such as renewables, nuclear, or hydro. In fact, in regions where ...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:53:55 -0800
Richard Branson and Amory Lovins Create Mega-Think Tank for Clean Energy
"Together we can go further, faster," Branson, the entrepreneur who founded Virgin Atlantic Airways, said in a statement announcing the alliance between his Carbon War Room and Amory Lovins' Rocky Mountain Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing ...
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From Seattle’s Crosscut.com: Strategic News Service CEO Mark Anderson comments on What Microsoft’s job cuts really mean for the company. Read the article at Crosscut.