Alexa, from Amazon, can now express joy or disappointment

The voice of Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa is now able to express enthusiasm or disappointment when she speaks English. Three different intensity levels are proposed for each of these two…

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50 years ago The Internet Was Born

On October 29, 1969, a small research group at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) managed, for the first time, to send a message from one computer to…

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Cannabinoids does not improve mental health: study

Current scientific evidence does not justify the use of medicinal cannabinoids to treat six mental health conditions, a new meta-analysis conducted by Australian researchers concludes. Cannabinoids do not seem to…

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New theory on the origin of lava

The lava flowing from volcanoes is not fed by the magmatic chambers, say British volcanologists, who question the classic theory of volcanic eruptions. The work of Professor Matthew Jackson, expert…

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