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2013-07-22 23:22:25

Daedalus has launched Textalytics - Meaning as a Service, a set of semantic APIs in the cloud that bring capabilities for extracting meaning from multilingual content in a simple and efficient

Flying Dutchman’s Story Crashes And Burns
2012-03-22 09:23:29

Move over Balloon Boy, there is a new hoaxster who has taken flight. This week the media – including this reporter – was duped into believing that Jarno Smeets had achieved flight with his wings made from para-sails and power-assisted by a mobile phone and Nintendo Wii controller.

2011-07-20 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The connection between citizenship and service in the military, a bedrock principle for the nation's founders, has weakened significantly with the advent of the all-volunteer force, according to several contributors to a new volume of Daedalus on the Modern American Military. "Today's American military is at once increasingly prominent as an instrument of national policy and increasingly detached from and poorly understood by the...

2011-04-29 10:24:00

Race, Inequality, and Culture CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How has the socioeconomic position of African Americans changed in the past 50 years? What factors have affected their prosperity, well-being, and social standing? In the new issue of Daedalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 22 prominent social scientists examine "Race, Inequality, and Culture." They consider topics ranging from education and family support to racial identity,...

2011-01-31 09:23:00

New American Academy Volume Examines Race Relations CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.