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AI or not AI? That is the question.Computer scientists in Australia teamed up with an expert in the University of Toronto's department of English to design an algorithm that writes poetry following the rules of rhyme and meter. To test their results...

Modern education is all about empowering students with transferable skills that will hold up to a rapidly changing world. The current cohort of students is comprised of children from both Generation Z (born between 1992-2009) and Generation Alpha (...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP):How long does it take a robotic hand to learn to juggle a cube? About 100 years, give or take.That's how much virtual computing time it took researchers at OpenAI, the non-profit artificial intelligence lab funded by Elon Musk and...

Words, they are powerful, omnipotent and can change courses - of situations, lives and history -- the glory list can go on and on, but like a precious commodity they need to be used sparingly, appropriately and carefully - as Arundhati Roy, Indian...

Recently, there has been a string of videos circulating on social media featuring inebriated persons expressing their love for rum in song. The lyrics of these songs vary, and some of them are remixes of hymns or popular songs, but the message...

Book review by Jennifer Kay, Associated PressBook: How to Love a Jamaican (Ballantine Books), by Alexia ArthursAlexia Arthurs' short story collection How to Love a Jamaican is a timely exploration of multigenerational waves of immigration, the...

One snowy January day, I asked a classroom of college students to tell me the first word that came to mind when they thought about mathematics. The top two words were "calculation" and "equation".When I asked a room of professional mathematicians...

Notice how Suzanne is a name you sing?Hear the echo in the zanne:How it vibrates where the tongue touches the palateand in the larynx, the voice box?Appropriate isn't itFor a singer to be named Suzanne:To encapsulate the sound of your name.To spend...

I arrived in Britain between 1948 and 1971 from the Caribbean territory I have toiled here for decades to help rebuild your post-war country Yet I was wrongly detained, denied legal representation Threatened with deportation My name is Windrush You...
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