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27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know

27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know | Computers & Technology | Scoop.it
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These tips are great for anyone who uses or owns a computer. (That means you because you're reading this)

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Language Pragmatics: Why We Can't Talk to Computers

Language Pragmatics: Why We Can't Talk to Computers | Computers & Technology | Scoop.it

But in a day and age when computers can win at Jeopardy and chess programs can consistently defeat the best human players, why hasn’t voice technology reached a similar plateau of mastery? Here is cognitive scientist, popular author, and Floating University professor Steven Pinker exploring the issue in a clip from his lecture “Say What? Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain.”


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So this explains all those Siri fails 

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Cloud Brings Flexibility to Data Storage - Yottabyte

Yottabyte provides a software-defined storage platform that uses commodity hardware for scalability, data protection, virtualization, and virtual networking.
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'Nobody Understands the cloud! Nobody!' IF that's how you've ever felt, this one's for you

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3D Printed Cast Speeds Bone Recovery Using Ultrasound | IFLScience

3D Printed Cast Speeds Bone Recovery Using Ultrasound | IFLScience | Computers & Technology | Scoop.it
A new prototype brings together 3D printing, room to breathe and ultrasound pulses to create a cast that is not only comfortable and stylish to wear but is expected to speed healing relative to existing options.  
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Speeds recovery and looks cool?! There is just one problem, How are people supposed to sign it...?

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Cloud Building

Yottabyte provides a software-defined storage platform that uses commodity hardware for scalability, data protection, virtualization, and virtual networking.
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For those of you who are sick of storing everything you backup on google drive, this might be for you. 

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Malware can be minimized with enterprise network security

Malware can be minimized with enterprise network security | Computers & Technology | Scoop.it
According to a recently released threat report for 2014, the risk posed by
malware to companies may be greater than previously thought.
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If ever there was an incentive to move back to a hulking desk top, malware has invaded the mobile world 

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'Kids React' drags out a vintage Apple computer - CNET

'Kids React' drags out a vintage Apple computer - CNET | Computers & Technology | Scoop.it
A functioning Apple II fails to impress the tech-savvy kids of today. No Internet. No apps. No mouse. Just floppy disks for everyone!
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Watching this makes my heart hurt.

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This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes

The reading game is about to change forever. Boston-based software developer Spritz has been in "stealth mode" for three years, tinkering with their program and leasing it out to different ebooks, apps, and other platforms.
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This App is literally insane. It's so cool it might even get people to read book again. Maybe :P

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