Youtube’s algorithm serves problematic videos: Study shows

The latest study from software nonprofit Mozilla Foundation showed that the Youtube’s algorithms can recommend you videos featuring sexualized content and false claims than personalized interests. More than 37,000 volunteers participated on the study by using a browser extension track down their Youtube usage. The records by the browser extension revealed that the video flagged as problematic is still coming across the platform via YouTube’s recommendation or on their own. The study defined problematic videos as “Youtube Regrets” and it included videos “championing pseudo-science, promoting 9/11 conspiracies, showcasing mistreated animals,…

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Boxabl to bring foldable homes with automated construction technologies.

Boxable, the new factory in Las Vegas to build foldable & stackable housing units with automated construction technologies. The prime goal of the company is to cut construction costs with the help of technology. Boxabl co-founder Galiano Tiramani says, “The actual setup of the unit itself is very fast. We’ve done it [at our facility] in under an hour,” the company is working out on a variety of different sizes and shapes for the foldable house. The federal government is the first customer for these foldable homes, and after that…

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Virtual roller coaster rides to discover the mystery behind migraines

A study published in the journal Neurology revealed that a group of researchers conducted an interesting event to find out the mystery behind migraines. As per the notes in the journal, they strapped in 40 people for a simulated roller coaster ride in which half of them were regular migraine patients. The virtual roller coaster rides didn’t cause a migraine to anyone, but scientists found that the migraine-prone participants reported more motion sickness and dizziness compared to the other half. Researchers also discovered that migraine-inclined participants had more nerve cell…

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Google Drive sharing is not that liberal anymore…!

  Back in May, google announced a set of new updates for securing google workspace users and admins from cyber threats and abuses. One of these features allows google drive users to block another drive user. The good news is that the new feature is also available in free accounts. Google drive sharing policy was so simple that it had no restriction or second layer of confirmation. As per the latest feature, users can block another user by pressing the “block” option. Once you block someone in google drive, he…

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iOS 14.7 lets you customize your iPhone Screen

If you are an iPhone user who wants to get a makeover for your phone, then iOS 14.7 is for you. Now you can customize your home screen by changing the size & color of your app icons, customizing wallpaper, and creating your theme. Let see how to change the way your app icons look on iPhone Step 1: Open the shortcuts app on iPhone. Step 2: Tap the plus icon in the top right corner and then select Add action Step 3: Select the open App application Step 4:…

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Self-Flying planes are coming to you: Autonomous planes by merlin startup

Autonomous flight startup merlin lab announced their partnership with aircraft provider Dynamic Aviation earlier this year. The Boston-based company now revealed its plan to launch autonomous planes. The company said their software & hardware is capable to work in any plane and it has conducted many test flights with the autonomous plane but with a safety pilot. Merlin CEO Matthew George says he is in this industry to “make air space safer and more efficient.” The startup is planning to load packages onto autonomous planes. Autonomous planes are a relief…

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Corning Gorilla Glass With DX, DX+ specifically made for back cameras

Corning announced two new gorilla glass composites named Corning Gorilla Glass with DX and Corning Gorilla Glass with DX+, exclusively designed to protect back camera lenses. The new composites are expected to improve scratch resistance & durability. Samsung is going to be the first company that uses Corning Gorilla Glass with DX and Corning Gorilla Glass with DX+, But the new composites will make its way to other devices soon. Aymin Amin, Vice President, and General Manager, Corning Gorilla Glass says, “Antireflective coatings have long been used on conventional cameras…

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Imagery based BMI system for people with paralysis

Researchers from a multi-institutional team led by the lab of Woon-Hong Yeo at the Georgia Institute of Technology introduce a new wearable brain-machine interface (BMI) system that combines wireless soft scalp electronics and virtual reality. It allows the user to think action and wirelessly controls a wheelchair or robotic arm. The system is of great advantage for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis. “The major advantage of this system to the user, compared to what currently exists, is that it is soft and comfortable to wear, and doesn’t have any…

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 888 Plus with increased AI capabilities

Qualcomm on Monday announced its new smartphone processor with Ai enhanced gameplay the Snapdragon 888 Plus. The new processor features increased clock speed on the CPU. Qualcomm also boosted the AI capabilities of the processor by 20 percentage, which will immensely improve the video call and gameplay experiences. Qualcomm said that the phone makers are trying to bring more than 130 designs using the Snapdragon 888 and 888 Plus. “It feels profoundly intelligent entertainment experiences with AI-enhanced gameplay, streaming, photography, and more,” Qualcomm’s incoming CEO, Cristiano Amon, said during a…

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