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Steve Wozniak launches online university aimed at making tech ed more affordable

The whole enterprise seems polished enough, although it should be noted though that Woz U's initial partner is the for-profit Southern Careers Institute , based out of Austin, Texas. The learning institute will also provide solutions for businesses, helping them recruit and train employees in key tech skills through subscription-based curriculum or on-site programs. Consulte Mais Informação

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WeChat's algorithms translated 'black foreigner' into racial slur

WeChat's algorithms translated 'black foreigner' into racial slur

Upom experiencing disgust, James learned that the Chinese phrase " hei laowai " was a neutral expression, not profanity. The phrase is now translated into black foreigner no matter the context and James has praised the quick response. "WeChat changed the algorithm, and now no one in 900 million daily users will ever have to translate that n-word again", she said over email. The machine learning system may, then, have been trained on a corpus of Chinese and English text which contained ... Consulte Mais Informação

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US, South Korea display military might irking North Korea

US, South Korea display military might irking North Korea

Even though Republicans favor acting now with a preemptive strike against North Korea , a small plurality want the U.S.to at least attempt to negotiate - about 50 percent compared with 46 percent against. Kim Jong-un's regime hit back today saying the war drill "hardened our determination that the United States should be tamed with fire". Kim Jong-Un's government warned that a joint exercise with Japan and South Korea has "hardened our determination that the US should be tamed with fire". Consulte Mais Informação

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Cuphead hits platinum milestone with more than a million units sold

Cuphead hits platinum milestone with more than a million units sold

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you very much! The game, which is only available for Xbox One and Windows PC, features the character Cuphead with a design that, as the name suggests, features a cup for a head. In a statement today, StudioMDHR said , "Today, we wanted to take a moment to thank each and every one of you for your support and we're excited to share that Cuphead has gone platinum with over 1 million units sold!" Below you can also find a video showing the game's first 15 ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Chance The Rapper Tapped To Peform At Obama Foundation Summit

Chance The Rapper Tapped To Peform At Obama Foundation Summit

Now, the South Side-based rapper wants to take you to the movies. The 24-year-old Chicago native bought all of the Marshall tickets for the entire day at two different theaters on the day of the film's release. "It's all day, but the later it gets, the more people talk about it, the more seats get filled", Chance wrote in a tweet. " Marshall " depicts the life of Thurgood Marshall , a lawyer who became the first black Supreme Court justice. Consulte Mais Informação

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Skowhegan Candlelight Vigil Honors Lives Lost to Domestic Violence

Skowhegan Candlelight Vigil Honors Lives Lost to Domestic Violence

Victims can obtain help by calling the Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-650-6522, or the National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233. Last year, Rise Above Violence served 302 victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault and answered 292 hotline calls. "If a victim feels safe, it helps tremendously when we take these cases to court". Consulte Mais Informação

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China's Tiangong-1 space station will fall from the skies within months

China's Tiangong-1 space station will fall from the skies within months

It was used for both manned and unmanned missions and visited by China's first female astronaut, Liu Yang , in 2012. Last year, Chinese officials revealed they had lost control of it, and that it would hit Earth within two years. "Even a couple days before it re-enters we probably won't know better than six or seven hours, plus or minus, when it's going to come down", McDowell says, and knowing the time of the re-entry is necessary for calculating where the vessel will come down. Consulte Mais Informação

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Twenty-year minimum sentence for woman who battered girlfriend to death

Twenty-year minimum sentence for woman who battered girlfriend to death

The court was told that Lyndsey Vaux, 30, had fallen under Reid's control and had lost contact with her daughter five years earlier. Reid was jailed for life for murder today and ordered to serve at least 20 years behind bars. Haunting CCTV footage shows show the bad state a battered girlfriend was left in after she was starved, beaten and abused by her lesbian lover. In the months before her death on May 22 a year ago, Ms Vaux appeared downtrodden, malnourished, hungry and thirsty. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump says he spoke to Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him

Trump says he spoke to Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him

We don't even want a choice. A DAY AGO, Trump's Secretary of Energy Rick Perry made a pretty big mistake when he referred to Puerto Rico as a country, when it is in fact a USA territory. Did Trump think he met with a foreign leader at that time? Just a day before, Energy Secretary Rick Perry referred to Puerto Rico as a country during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pranab Mukherjee was better qualified than me to become PM: Manmohan Singh

Pranab Mukherjee was better qualified than me to become PM: Manmohan Singh

Singh also said that he became a politician by accident, while Mukherjee "is a politician by choice". His comments come after his close aide Dr. Sanjaya Baru wrote a book terming him as the accidental Prime Minister. But clarity came when he was announced as the Presidential candidate on June 14, 2012. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was present at the launch too. Consulte Mais Informação

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