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Photo by Flickr user Scania Group Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab found that teams of human workers were at their happiest and most productive when their tasks were directed by robotic artificial intelligence...
Wikipedia has banned users from editing its pages if the IP address originates from the U.S. House of Representatives after a controversial edit from an anonymous user. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Wikipedia users logging on from the...
The country’s best known college rankings are probably those published every year by U.S. News and World Report. While the rankings sell magazines and advertising, their influence is often criticized as pushing colleges to drive up admissions...
“Like a Beggar” is the most recent book of poetry from Ellen Bass. Photo by Irene Young In the first poem of her new collection, “Like a Beggar,” Ellen Bass tries to accept what she has spent her whole life avoiding: misfortune. From the...
Facebook will stop rewarding click-bait headlines in the News Feed. Photo by Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images. Facebook announced in a blog post Monday that it would change its algorithm to reduce the amount of click-bait in the News Feed, and improve...
The Marshall University campus in Huntington W. Va. has always enrolled a high percentage of adult students, according to Tammy Johnson, the school’s's director of admissions. But now the university is doing more targeted recruitment of those...