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In pictures: The world celebrates 2018’s arrival

As the world celebrates the arrival of 2018, dramatic displays have quite literally erupted from east to west across the globe. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In Yogyakarta, Indonesia, fireworks lit up the city’s skyline as midnight struck Image copyright EPA Image caption Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour Image copyright ...

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How Do You Vote? 50 Million Google Images Give a Clue

For computers, as for humans, reading and observation are two distinct ways to understand the world, Mr. Lieberman Aiden said. In that sense, he said, “computers don’t have one hand tied behind their backs anymore.” Text has been easier for A.I. to handle, because words have discrete characters — 26 ...

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Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVideo from the town of Dorud shows a crowd carrying what appears to be a wounded man Iran has moved to restrict social media networks that have been used to organise four days of anti-establishment protests. The restrictions on messaging app Telegram ...

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Mitsubishi says on track to deliver long-delayed jets by 2020

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) – Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (7011.T) is on track to deliver its repeatedly delayed commercial jet by mid-2020, the head of its aircraft unit said, despite a risk of an order cancellation. The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft has been delayed five times from an original ...

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