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Dubai to get self-flying taxi drones this summer

Self-flying drones.

There are multiple news reports suggesting that Dubai may get its first self-flying taxi in July. It has four ‘legs’, looks like a big drone and can fly up to a speed of 160 kmph! Is this the beginning of a revolution in urban transportation? In a discussion on transportation …

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A ‘brain game’ that helps you overcome anxiety, focus better

Researchers have created a simple game in which people identify a specific shape in a series of shapes. The game helped participants focus and reduced anxiety. Credit: Michigan State University

Distractions are inevitable. At every turn, there’s something that is waiting to rob you off your ‘time’. But, what is a distraction? It can just be about anything. It cab be defined simply like a thing that prevents someone from concentrating on something else. Distractions are generally perceived as a negative influence …

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Cyberpsychology courses

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Planning to do study cyberpsychology? There are many universities offering courses, ranging from a part-time curriculum to a a full-fledged two-year study. Cyberpsychology is study of human interactions with emerging technologies. And, most of the courses cover the following: Here’s a list of cyberpsychology courses : MSc in Cyberpsychology; Dun Laoghaire Institute …

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Study links video game addiction to ADHD

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Video game addiction is associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and depression, a study has found. Cecilie Schou Andreassen, doctor of psychology and clinical psychologist specialist at Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen (UiB), carried out the study with more than 20, 000 participants. “Excessively engaging in gaming …

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AI achieves near-human efficiency in detecting cancer

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A research team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) method,  aimed at training computers to interpret pathology images. The team trained the computer to distinguish between cancerous tumor regions and normal regions based on a deep multi-layer convolutional …

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Why are we addicted to Google?

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Google is slowly replacing books as our primary source of information. It’s quick, easy and most importantly, free. Answers to almost any questions can be obtained in a matter of few clicks. And, now, you can even use your voice to ask questions to Google. So all you need to …

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