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Beijing – Twenty-five-year-old Chinese office worker Tufei says her boyfriend has everything she could ask for in a romantic partner: He’s kind, empathetic, and sometimes they talk for hours. Except he isn’t real. Her “boyfriend” is a chatbot on an app called “Glow,” an artificial intelligence platform created by Shanghai start-up MiniMax that is part …

Book by John Wilkins An Essay Towards a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language (London, 1668) is the best-remembered of the numerous works of John Wilkins, in which he expounds a new universal language, meant primarily to facilitate international communication among scholars, but envisioned for use by diplomats, travelers, and merchants as well. Unlike many …

Virtual reality gears from Pico are displayed on the sidelines of the Olympic Esports Week in Singapore June 23, 2023. REUTERS/Edgar Su Acquire Licensing Rights NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Unity Software (U.N) is finding out just how hard the revenue game will be. The $14 billion company’s new plan to climb out …

The development of new gene therapies designed to treat or cure a range of diseases is rising exponentially. Access remains an issue, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where disease burden is highest. Five clinical experts across LMICs explain what steps need to be taken to realize the potential of gene therapies globally. Low- …

By Henry Uche, Lagos The real estate sector has been bedevilled with gory stories. Experts have adduced that the lack of strong partnership between private and public sectors, weak regulation, quackery, micromanagement and use of outdated technology inputs and resources are some of the reasons the sector has been experiencing ugly incidents which had claimed …

It’s become quite clear over the course of the pandemic that educator mental health support is a critical need for schools across the country. Compassion fatigue, stress, absenteeism and even resignations are adding up. A recent report from the Trauma-Informed Schools Learning Collaborative found that more than a third of educators met the threshold for …

Malik Beasley is a brave man. The Minnesota Timberwolves guard didn’t need to try to take a charge with Ja Morant barreling down the lane and loading up for a poster dunk. He could have let Morant have his slam uncontested, or he could have tried to foul him before he went up. Instead, Beasley …

(Banfield) — It’s fair to say you’ve hit the top of the heap if you’ve topped the charts and have a shelf full of Grammys, and Michelle Williams has done all that as a member of Destiny’s Child and as a solo artist.  But her life has not been a breeze, and she opens up …

We are blaming it on the virus. But it seems, in hindsight, as if we were anticipating this moment in time, when we could be forced to withdraw from other fellow beings. The proof is the technologies and devices we invented. On the surface, they may have seemed to be about more …

Record-breaking VC activity over the past year has fueled innovation within emerging technologies. In this episode, sponsored by Ansarada, we take a look at where we live, how we work and how we might move between those locations by exploring electric vehicles, air taxis and real estate technology with PitchBook senior analyst Asad Hussain and …