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    1. Academics create algorithm that can detect if you're lying in emails - Tech News Directory

      Academics create algorithm that can detect if you're lying in emails - Tech News Directory

      July 6, 2016 6 A lie has no legs, the saying goes, but when you’re online, you don’t need legs. You can cruise through the Internet, lying to people free of the little signals which could give you away, such as body language. This is a topic academics from the Cass Business School tackled, ultimately creating an algorithm that can detect lies in an email. I’m totally serious. It works by detecting “linguistic cues of deception”.

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    2. Academics create algorithm that can detect if you're lying in emails

      Academics create algorithm that can detect if you're lying in emails

      Tweet A lie has no legs, the saying goes, but when you’re online, you don’t need legs. You can cruise through the Internet, lying to people free of the little signals which could give you away, such as body language. This is a topic academics from the Cass Business School tackled, ultimately creating an algorithm that can detect lies in an email. I’m totally serious. It works by detecting "linguistic cues of deception".

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    3. Facebook's new multilingual composer will let you post status updates in multiple languages - BetaNews

      Facebook's new multilingual composer will let you post status updates in multiple languages - BetaNews

      Tweet Facebook has announced a new tool that aims to break down language barriers. Previously available for Pages on the social network, the multilingual composer is set to make its way to individuals' accounts as well. Previously anyone who wanted to post bi-, tri- or multilingual status updates would have to either type out each language as a separate post, or post a lengthy status featuring multiple translations.

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    4. Machine learning helps build better applications

      Machine learning helps build better applications

      New toolkits and training for developers allowing them to create intelligent applications have been launched by machine learning company Dato. Developers can use Dato Toolkits to build software that uses machine learning technology, combining historical data and real time user interaction to make predictions and decisions to deliver rich and adaptive experiences to their users. The machine ...

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    5. The battle of the translators: man vs machine

      The battle of the translators: man vs machine

      Once, machine translation was only possible in a galaxy far, far away -- from Star Trek’s Universal Translator to Hitchhiker's Babel Fish. But now that Microsoft’s Skype Translator enables callers speaking different languages to converse in real-time via machine translation, that science fiction fantasy has become a non-fiction reality. But in the battle of the translators, who wins -- man or ...

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    6. Talking to the wall -- Facebook buys IoT speech recognition firm Wit.ai

      Talking to the wall -- Facebook buys IoT speech recognition firm Wit.ai

      Facebook wants to talk your language. The latest step to achieving this sees Mark Zuckerberg's social networking acquiring speech recognition startup Wit.ai. The startup describes itself as providing "Natural Language for the Internet of Things" and has been doing so for just 18 months. No details have been released about any money that has changed hands, but the plan is for the Wit.ai platform ...

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    7. Say hello to Amelia -- the 'cognitive knowledge worker' set to transform business

      Say hello to Amelia -- the 'cognitive knowledge worker' set to transform business

      As 2014 races into the home straight, a new artificially intelligent computer system has been unveiled with the promise of transforming the global workforce. She's called Amelia. Named after the American aviator and pioneer Amelia Earhart, the intelligent system is designed around the idea that it can shoulder tedious and labor-intensive tasks, freeing up its human co-workers to focus on more ...

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