Queen Comes To Predictive Software
Radio listeners freaked out when Queen's six-minute magnum opus Bohemian Rhapsody debuted in the 1970s. Now the sprawling rock anthem is proving too much to handle for a new group of listeners.
Listening programs that try to classify songs based on their sound patterns have a tough time with Bohemian Rhapsody's storm of disparate musical sections, but an electrical engineer is finding a way to get around this little problem.
As you might imagine, it's difficult for software to tell whether a song is romantic, joyous or rebellious, so Barrington's solution was to build up a database for comparison.
However, the danger I fear is that combining the likes and dislikes of a lot of people will result in the same thing movie or music producers create when they try to appeal to everyone: mediocrity.
Pfizer's partnerships strengthen their ability to deliver vaccines in developing countries.
- Community healthcare workers face many challenges in their work, including often traveling far distances to see their clients
- Pfizer is helping to drive the UN's sustainable development goals through partnerships.
- Pfizer partnered with AMP and the World Health Organization to develop a training program for healthcare workers.
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
A glass of juice has as much sugar, ounce for ounce, as a full-calorie soda. And those vitamins do almost nothing.
Quick: think back to childhood (if you've reached the scary clown you've gone too far). What did your parents or guardians give you to keep you quiet? If you're anything like most parents, it was juice. But here's the thing: juice is bad for you.
Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club
- Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
- It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
- This ability may come from a common ancestor
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