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PornHub’s Virgin AI Wants to Make Searching for Porn Less Hard

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Normally, when we talk about computer vision, artificial intelligence, or deep…learning, we’re discussing hard philosophical problems (strong AI). PornHub, however, has its own uses for the technology: It wants to use it to improve video tagging, including accurately identifying performers and offering a more intelligent set of criteria than the typical tags you find on video. This is a rather sticky problem that doesn’t just impact those who keep lube manufacturers and online stripper shoe ...

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New MLB hazing policy has Cubs searching for alternatives

7:30 AM ET MESA, Ariz. — Chicago Cubs pitcher Rob Zastryzny looked forward to the first time he put on a cheerleader’s outfit. His moment came in Pittsburgh, late last season, not long after he was called up from the minors. During a walk on the bridge over the Allegheny River that featured its share of stares from passersby, there was one thought running through the pitcher’s mind as he approached PNC Park: He was part of the team now. “It was before my first start,” Zastryzny recalled recently at ...

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Russell Westbrook gambles, and the Thunder are left searching again

3:04 AM ET print SAN ANTONIO — It’s not typical for a dagger to come with seven minutes left in a tie game, but that’s what Danny Green‘s corner 3 felt like on Saturday. It wasn’t just the fact it was a big shot that broke his 0-of-9 streak to open the night. It was also about the how. With the game tied 76-76, Russell Westbrook shucked his defensive responsibility on Green to make the quintessential Westbrookian gamble. He knifed in behind LaMarcus Aldridge, leaving Green alone in the strong ...

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Iraq searching for three U.S. citizens reportedly abducted

Security forces in Baghdad were hunting for three U.S. citizens who Iraqi lawmakers said on Monday had been kidnapped, which, if confirmed, would make them the first Americans abducted in the country since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011. Unknown gunmen seized the trio from a private apartment on Friday in the capital’s southeastern Dora district, said Mohammed al-Karbouli, who sits on parliament’s security and defense panel. It was not immediately clear if their motives were political or criminal. Iskandar Witwit, deputy head of the same panel, gave a similar account ...

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Searching for life in the galaxy’s oldest neighborhoods

Share This article The best chance for finding intelligent life out in the cosmos may to focus our search on tightly packed groups of very old stars instead of looking in galactic backwaters like our own, according to theoretical astrophysicist Rosanne Di Stefano. Presenting at this week’s American Astronomical Society meeting in Kissimmee, Fla., Di Stefano and colleague Alak Ray theorized that “dense, old neighborhoods of stars known as globular clusters” could be home to ancient alien civilizations which use the proximity of their local planetary systems to “set up outposts relatively ...

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