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Bill Gates says he's 'heartbroken' by the death of his Microsoft cofounder in an emotional statement

Bill Gates has said he is “heartbroken” by the death of his childhood friend and Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen. Allen, who also owned the NFL Seattle Seahawks and the NBA Portland Trail Blazers, died on Monday afternoon after a battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family confirmed to Business Insider. He was 65. Gates said Allen […]

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Fujifilm X-T3 review

Research Center: Fujifilm X-T3 A curious evolution has been going on over at Fujifilm. Its X Series mirrorless cameras began as affordable alternatives to the aspirational Leica M rangefinders — you know, the ones that routinely get rehoused in new skins and released as special editions selling for well north of $ 10,000. They also […]

Emerging Tech

Regular paints and plastics will soon be able to ‘heal’ like skin

[embedded content] Imagine if paints, plastics, or even coatings like the ones which protect our cell phone screens were able to heal the way human skin does whenever they suffered damage. That’s what researchers at Clemson University have been working toward — and their solution is almost ready for mass-manufacturing prime time. Although the technology […]

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What the heck is machine learning, and why is it everywhere these days?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, ignoring every big tech advance in the past decade, you’ve probably heard of machine learning. Whether it’s better fraud detection and prevention, the handy online recommendations made by Netflix and Amazon, revolutionary facial recognition technology, or futuristic self-driving cars, machine learning is powering the current artificial intelligence revolution. But what […]