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2012-03-09 18:50:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based think tank scenarioDNA has been working for more than a decade to help global brands and media companies better understand what audiences and consumers will be looking for in the future. Their work has relied heavily on training, intensive research and analysis. Over time the social web has transformed this process and, as a result, the company has developed an intuitive suite of applications that effectively break down the...

2011-12-07 14:28:38

Users of game designed by McGill researchers contributing to analysis of DNA sequences Thousands of video game players have helped significantly advance our understanding of the genetic basis of diseases such as Alzheimer´s, diabetes and cancer over the past year. They are the users of a web-based video game developed by Dr. Jérôme Waldispuhl of the McGill School of Computer Science and collaborator Mathieu Blanchette. Phylo is designed to allow casual game...

2011-12-02 09:23:00

O'FALLON, Mo., Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG) announced today that it will host a conference call the morning of Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time to review the Company's results for the fiscal first quarter ended October 31, 2011. A news release announcing the first quarter's results will be issued on Monday, December 12, 2011, after market close. During the call, David Hable, Synergetics' President and Chief Executive Officer, and...

2011-12-01 15:49:00

ControlSoft Inc of Highland Heights, OH has been honored with a recognition by Control in its selection of "2011 Readers' Choice Awards." HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the January, 2011 issue of Control published by Putman Media. ControlSoft Inc was selected for the following honor: "2011 Readers' Choice Awards." (Photo: <font size="2"...

2011-11-15 20:47:47

Novices are more motivated by positive feedback than experts, who prefer a harsh critic, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "In our work, we asked: When is positive or negative feedback more effective for motivating behavior and changing attitudes as a function of a person's expertise level?" write authors Stacey Finkelstein (University of Chicago) and Ayelet Fishbach (University of Chicago). Consumers commonly receive positive and negative feedback on their...

Song Birds' Brains Store Music Chart For Duet
2011-11-04 05:28:53

Researchers have determined that the brains of a male and female song bird store a record of their complete duet. Neuroscientist Eric Fortune of Johns Hopkins University and colleagues went to the slopes of Antisana volcano in Ecuador to study the plain-tailed wren.  The two birds alternated singing back and forth, singing a duet that sounds as if a single bird sang it. The researchers found that both brains of each bird had a complete duet memorized, which is a performance that...

2011-10-15 05:00:00

Our era in Ruffo Caselliâs Cybernetic Existentialism. A sponsorhip opportunity for corporate partners. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 A retrospective of Italian artist Ruffo Caselli, the painter of microchips, is now available in the United States for a traveling exhibit and welcomes corporate sponsors with suitable locations. At 79, Florence born Ruffo Caselli never owned a computer, a blackberry, an IPod, not even an answering machine, but his canvasses painted with...

2011-09-22 07:00:00

O'FALLON, Mo., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG) announced today that it will host a conference call the morning of Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time to review the Company's results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended July 31, 2011. A news release announcing the fiscal year 2011 results will be issued on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, after market close. During the call, David Hable, Synergetics' President and Chief Executive...

2011-09-15 12:00:11

New model for speech and sound recognition People are adept at recognizing sensations such as sounds or smells, even when many stimuli appear simultaneously. But how the association works between the current event and memory is still poorly understood. Scientists at the Bernstein Center and the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität (LMU) München have developed a mathematical model that accurately mimics this process with little computational effort and may explain...

2011-08-18 22:29:59

Computer scientists in the field of artificial intelligence have made an important advance that blends computer vision, machine learning and automated planning, and created a new system that may improve everything from factory efficiency to airport operation or nursing care. And it's based on watching the Oregon State University Beavers play football. The idea is for a computer to observe a complex operation, learn how to do it, and then optimize those operations or accomplish other related...


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2010-11-24 14:54:48

A black box can referred to as almost anything from a transistor to an algorithm to a human mind. The black box is a device, system, or object which can be view in terms of its input, output, and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings. The opposite is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection which is sometimes known as a white box, a glass box, or a clear box. The term "black box" came into the English language around 1945....

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