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2013-07-25 13:58:01

Listeners' neural response influenced by speaker's potency to act on words A speaker's power to act on his words influences how a listener perceives the meaning of their message, according to research published July 24 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky from the University of Marburg, Germany, and colleagues from other institutions. For example, listeners are more likely to believe a political figure is capable of acting on the words "Tear down this wall!"...

2013-06-27 23:36:20

Video Semantics a rising start-up technology company has been providing automated contextual video tagging and segmentation capabilities to video content producers and aggregators in the information delivery services and education industries, enabling solutions ranging from video monetization to indexing and search. Ellicott City, MD (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Extracting relevant information from video content is a challenging task, and requires manual processing of content to understand the...

2013-05-29 23:27:46

In booth 130, company experts will present an innovative solution for cloud infrastructure management based on semantic technologies. Walldorf, Germany (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 fluid Operations (fluidOps), the leading provider of cloud data management solutions based on semantic technologies, will be showcasing eCloudManager, a semantic approach to cloud infrastructure management at SemTechBiz 2013. Attendees will be able to experience an actual case use of eCloudManager at the conference...

2013-05-29 23:02:41

Octo Consulting Group will be presenting at the Semantic Technology & Business Conference to be hosted in San Francisco, CA from June 2nd until June 5th. Octo's Consultants Dr. Charles Mead, MD., MSc., and Michael Lamoureux, MBA will be speaking at the conference. #SamTechBiz McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Octo Consulting Group is pleased to have been accepted to speak at the Semantic Technology & Business Conference to be hosted in San Francisco, CA from June 2nd until June 5th....

2013-05-22 23:18:23

DATA Act fuels interest in how the U.S. Federal Government can achieve spending transparency through technology. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Cambridge Semantics was one of just 22 companies invited to present at last week´s “Data Demonstration Day” on Capitol Hill, hosted by The Data Transparency Coalition. Cambridge Semantics joined EMC, Google, Microsoft and others to showcase how innovative data management applications can address the requirements of the proposed...

2013-05-06 23:18:41

Top travel club Crystal in Westlake Village addressed their top three complaints of members at a members only function. Westlake Village, Ca (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Crystal Travel in Westlake Village addressed the top three complaints of new members, and how they hoped to improve on these issues at a members only function last night. According to Crystal Management, the number one complaint is definitely the gift. All prospective clients receive a free cruise, or airline tickets, or a hotel...

Humans Mentally Edit Language
2013-04-30 10:20:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new MIT study says people make “mental edits” when interpreting speech and other forms of linguistic input, and seem to use specific strategies for making sense of confusing information. The scientists say these edits are the brain´s way of reducing the “noise” that sometimes interferes with the signals conveyed in language. “Even at the sentence level of language, there is a potential loss of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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