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Scientists are studying your Twitter slang to help AI

Mathematicians studied 100 billion tweets to help computer algorithms better understand our colloquial digital communication.

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  • A group of mathematicians from the University of Vermont used Twitter to examine how young people intentionally stretch out words in text for digital communication.
  • Analyzing the language in roughly 100 billion tweets generated over eight years, the team developed two measurements to assess patterns in the tweets: balance and stretch.
  • The words people stretch are not arbitrary but rather have patterned distributions such as what part of the word is stretched or how much it stretches out.
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Use this time at home to finally master Microsoft Excel

Really knowing your way around Microsoft Excel is a wise move for any modern entrepreneur.

  • While Excel is known as a spreadsheet program, it can be used as a dynamic and powerful analytics tool.
  • Business owners use Excel to keep their books running smoothly.
  • From visual charts to pivot tables, Microsoft's classic program has much to offer.
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This tiny wearable helps you better understand your sleep health

To stay healthy and strong, make sure you're getting adequate sleep.

  • An estimated 47 million Americans do not get enough sleep every night.
  • Proper sleep is one of the most important components of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • While individuals vary, adults generally need seven to nine hours of sleep.
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Ask Sophia the Robot: Is AI an existential threat to humans?

Should humans fear artificial intelligence or welcome it into our lives?

  • Sophia the Robot of Hanson Robotics can mimic human facial expressions and humor, but is that just a cover? Should humans see AI as a threat? She, of course, says no.
  • New technologies are often scary, but ultimately they are just tools. Sophia says that it is the intent of the user that makes them dangerous.
  • The future of artificial intelligence and whether or not it will backfire on humanity is an ongoing debate that one smiling robot won't settle.

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How can we track the spread of COVID-19 where testing is not widely available? How can global health be improved by innovation and cooperation? Over the last few years, Kinsa has given away or sold millions of internet-connected thermometers to households across the US to collect data that can help predict and prevent flu outbreaks in US communities. Now, that smart tech is being leveraged to create the only real-time map of the coronavirus spread. In this live session with Kinsa founder and CEO Inder Singh, you'll learn how innovation can help us map global health threats, the best personal health practices during the COVID-19 outbreak, and why innovation in the health sector is critical to our global future.

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