An algorithm that detects propaganda made by the Islamic State group is developed in the UK.
Image copyright Manchester University Image caption The 147 letters detail Turing’s research and show what life was like in post-war Manchester Almost 150 letters by computer pioneer Alan Turing have been unearthed in a storeroom at the University of Manchester. The cache of correspondence was found in an old filing cabinet opened when the storeroom […]
Image copyright Snapchat One million people have signed a petition calling on Snapchat to roll back its latest redesign. The changes were intended to separate interactions with friends from branded content – including that of celebrities and influencers. Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel wrote in a blog post that he believed blurring the two had contributed […]
Image copyright US Coast Guard / Twitter The US Coast Guard is asking people not to seek help via social media if they need assistance during Storm Harvey. It is urging them to “keep trying” the emergency phone numbers instead, although some have pointed out that mobile phone batteries are running low. One expert said […]