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AI now answering workers’ questions

Artificial intelligence (AI) that can understand and answer any work-related question it is asked has been made available in the UK for the first time. The computer software, called Starmind, uses machine learning to understand queries, then finds answers from previous staff conversations on a subject or tracks down experts in the company who are able to help. Its creators ... Read More »

One-way Mars trip: Application deadline for Martian colony nears

Martian wannabes dust off those resumes: The application deadline for a one-way mission to Mars is almost here. While the prospect is off-putting to many, it’s also the dream of a lifetime to some; more than 165,000 people have applied to join the manned Martian colony effort envisioned by the non-profit Mars One Foundation. But the foundation is only accepting ... Read More »

Three dead as rival Egyptian factions clash

Three women died in a clash between loyalists and opponents of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi Three women died in clashes between loyalists and opponents of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, medics said today, despite warnings by the military that it would crackdown on violent protests. “Three people were killed and seven others wounded by birdshot and stabbing ... Read More »

Higher your education, harder it is getting a job

NEW DELHI: India’s official unemployment rate last year was 3.8%, data released recently by the Labour Bureau shows, but, as always, averages hide many stories. A closer look at the numbers shows that unemployment rises with education level to 10% among graduates, and higher still for backward castes. The Chandigarh-based Labour Bureau under the union ministry of labour and employment released the ‘Employment and ... Read More »

Scientists to unveil milestone in Higgs boson hunt

(Reuters) – Scientists hunting the elusive subatomic “Higgs” particle will unveil findings on Wednesday that take them nearer to understanding how the Big Bang at the dawn of time gave rise to stars, planets and even life. buy custom essays Physicists who have been smashing particles together at near light-speed at the CERN laboratory near Geneva have already seen tantalizing ... Read More »

Indian High Commission to U.K. condoles M.F. Husain’s death

Indian High Commission to Britain has expressed grief over the demise of the legendary artist Maqbool Fida Husain. “Husain’s death is an immense loss to millions of his admirers across India, the UK and the world. We mourn his passing away. In his death, the world of art has lost a person of prodigious talent who had opened up new ... Read More »