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Artificial Intelligence lab OpenAI wants to develop technology ‘to save the world’. Will it also assist the US military?

Microsoft’s recent victory in landing a $10 billion Pentagon cloud-computing contract called JEDI could make life more complicated for one of the ...
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Microsoft previews ‘data-driven’ farming platform as solution to global food demand boom

The global population is expected to increase by 2.2 billion by 2050, and the world’s farmers will have to grow ...
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Why Microsoft wants to design a system that stores data in DNA

DNA is emerging as an ultra-compact way of storing it all, and now researchers supported by Microsoft have created the first ...
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Another modern myth: Shrinking attention spans

Are modern conveniences and technology causing our attention spans to shrink? No, actually they're just adapting ...