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Tech Tip: Build Your Own Computer

Q. I have seen advertisements for those do-it-yourself computer kits for kids, but what can these machines actually do? Do they run Windows? A. The computer’s abilities depend on the type of build-your-own system kit you have. Some computer kits ...

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Microsoft Spends Big to Build a Computer Out of Science Fiction

Photo Todd Holmdahl will direct Microsoft’s quantum computing efforts. Credit Ian C. Bates for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft is putting its considerable financial and engineering muscle into the experimental field of quantum computing as it works ...

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Jay W. Forrester Dies at 98; a Pioneer in Computer Models

“Simulations of dynamic systems are now indispensable throughout the physical and social sciences,” said John Sterman, the Jay W. Forrester professor of management at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. “Not just in management, but also, for example, in astrophysics, ...

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Tech Tip: Map Your Photos With a Desktop Computer

Q. Now that I have learned how to geotag photos on my iPhone, how can I assign locations to photos in my desktop photo library that don’t already contain location information? A. Even if you have photos on your computer ...

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State of the Art: A High-Stakes Bet: Turning Google Assistant Into a ‘Star Trek’ Computer

That’s the threat. But the Assistant also presents Google with a delicious opportunity. The “Star Trek” computer is no metaphor. The company believes that machine learning has advanced to the point that it is now possible to build a predictive, ...

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A Lesson of Tesla Crashes? Computer Vision Can’t Do It All Yet

Yet the recent advances, while impressive, have been mainly in image recognition. The next frontier, researchers agree, is general visual knowledge — the development of algorithms that can understand not just objects, but also actions and behaviors. Computing intelligence often ...

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About New York: Computer Breach Could Have Exposed Trauma Victims to Further Anguish

Havoc sneaks in so often, we shrug. Data breaches, for instance. Hackers break into bank computers or Home Depot terminals to steal credit card numbers, dates of birth, addresses, Social Security numbers. These are soulless numbers that make up a ...

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British Airways Computer Problems Cause Widespread Delays

British Airways said it was grappling with computer problems late Monday, as passengers turned to social media to complain of delays and reached out to the company for answers and assistance. “Our IT teams are working as hard as they ...

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Delta Air Lines Computer Failure Hobbles Service

Photo Luggage sat on the tarmac at the Orlando International Airport on Monday morning after a power failure grounded Delta Air Lines flights. Credit Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel, via Associated Press A power failure at Delta Air Lines shut down the ...

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Delta begins limited flights following computer outage

(Bloomberg via Getty Images) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, August 8, 2016, 6:18 AM Delta Airlines grounded all flights awaiting departure from airports internationally due to “network issues,” the airline said Monday. Despite the outage, “flights enroute are operating ...

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