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66-year-old Alan Turing paper inspires new water-purification technique

66-year-old Alan Turing paper inspires new water-purification technique Father of computer science Alan Turing only ever published one chemistry paper. Here in 2018, it’s the basis for a new efficient nanofiltration method for removing the salt from saltwater. The post 66-year-old Alan Turing paper inspires new water-purification technique appeared first …

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Get with the Christmas spirit with computer carols from Alan Turing

Just in time for the holidays, computer scientists released a couple renditions of iconic Christmas carols once played by Alan Turing’s computer. Though to our modern ears, the tracks sound more eerie than festive, they marked a major milestone as some of the first computer-generated sounds ever played. The carols follow …

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A beginner’s guide to A.I. superintelligence and ‘the singularity’

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly prevalent in the modern world, there’s a good chance you’ve heard people saying “the singularity.” In this post, we explore what that term means, and how it became a part of the popular vernacular. The post A beginner’s guide to A.I. superintelligence and ‘the singularity’ …

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