Skype's Real-Time Translator Learns How to Speak From Social Media

Skype's Real-Time Translator Learns How to Speak From Social Media

spectrum.ieee.org 22 Aug '14, 3pm

Think you have trouble deciphering social media slang? Try translating it. Microsoft researchers have been studying how to translate social media , and in their efforts they came across a way to teach the company’s upcoming Skype Translator how to speak more like us. Some researchers think social media could be key to getting computers to better understand humans. Social media experiments are “important examples of a new line of research in computational social science, showing that subtle social meaning can be automatically extracted from speech and text in a complex natural task,” says Dan Jurafsky , an expert in computational linguistic...

How to network a field, yes, that's right, a computer network, in a field

element14.com 21 Aug '14, 3pm
How to network a field, yes, that's right, a computer network, in a field

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#Engineering GCSE should be reformed, not scrapped says @TheIET

newelectronics.co.uk 21 Aug '14, 10am

The organisation has already highlighted this to Ofqual following its proposal to streamline the number of GCSE courses in manufacturing, ele...

学習能力の発達を調節する遺伝子発見

scienceportal.jp 22 Aug '14, 3am

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New LED Device Controls Color, Brightness With 1 Circuit System

techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 22 Aug '14, 6am

The newly-developed LED devices. The "GW6TGBJC50C" (left) and "GW6NGWJCS0C." (image courtesy of Sharp) [Click to enlarge image] Sharp Corp de...

Spending on smart grid technologies will total nearly US$600 billion from 201...

digitimes.com 21 Aug '14, 10am

Spending on smart grid technologies will total nearly US$600 billion from 2014-2023, says Nav...

Siemens receives ~650m € order for 67 #wind turbines for #Dudgeon #offshore w...

siemens.com 21 Aug '14, 12pm
Siemens receives ~650m € order for 67 #wind turbines for #Dudgeon #offshore wind power plant:

Energy Sector / Wind Power Division Siemens receives order for 67 wind turbines for Dudgeon o...

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