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Surviving Coronavirus as a Broke College Student

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

We need better options. Our rent is due April 1.
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Take your AI project from concept to concrete ROI

Take your AI project from concept to concrete ROI

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

Download this free eBook and learn how to bring business analysts and data scientists together for AI projects with real business impact.
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Bubbles go with the flow

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists have developed a new computer simulation model that includes microbubble nucleation to explain the flow slippage of fluids inside pipes. This work may help improve...
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Element AI's search tool surfaces curated coronavirus studies

Element AI's search tool surfaces curated coronavirus studies

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

Element AI released a semantic search platform that taps AI to surface vetted research papers about the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
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Modeling social distancing's impact

Modeling social distancing's impact

1 hour ago   |   Stanford

Biologist Erin Mordecai discusses different social distancing strategies, how long we may need to maintain them and the risk of a disease resurgence if precautions are lifted...
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Niantic is updating Pokémon Go and other games as coronavirus keeps us inside

Niantic is updating Pokémon Go and other games as coronavirus keeps us inside

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Niantic said it is updating its games like Pokémon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and Ingress so that they can record your indoor activity.
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A Wearable for Opioid Patients Gets Retooled for Covid-19

5 hours ago   |   Wired

It alerts staff when a patient's condition changes, allowing people to be sent home and monitored remotely. Two hospital systems will begin testing it this week.
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Nintendo is making 3D Mario remasters for his 35th anniversary

Nintendo is making 3D Mario remasters for his 35th anniversary

5 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Nintendo is planning to launch 3D Mario Remasters for games like Super Mario 64, Sunshine, and the Galaxy games. This comes as Mario turns 35.
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Israel to use computer analysis to find likely coronavirus carriers

5 hours ago   |   National Post

TEL AVIV - Israel's defense ministry plans to use software that analyzes data gathered from mobile phones - produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm NSO - to...
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Startup is building computer chips using human neurons

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

One of the most promising approaches to artificial intelligence is to try to mimic how the human brain works in software. But now an Australian startup has gone a step further...
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Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Following numerous closures of offices and stores this year, Macy's announced Monday it will furlough 130,000 people. Read more ...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first responders

Dollar General announced Monday that its stores will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying... Read more ...

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been stolen from a museum in the Netherlands closed due to Covid-19. The piece was on temporary loan, with officials of both... Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

Alan Merrill - who co-wrote the song “I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett - died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus. Read more ...

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Last week, the IOC and Japanese organizers postponed the Olympics until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

The coronavirus' toll on New York soared to frightening new heights on Monday, including a spike of more than 250 deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read more ...

Indiana recruiting medical students, retired doctors to help during COVID-19...

Indiana recruiting medical students, retired doctors to help during COVID-19 surge

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Monday making sweeping healthcare-related changes in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus cases. Read more ...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service in front of packed crowd

A live stream of Sunday's three-and-a-half-hour church service showed scores of congregants. Read more ...

32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming...

32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming forecast for next quarter as coronavirus continues to spread

More than 47 million Americans could lose their jobs in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic, sending the unemployment rate to 32%, according to a recent study from... Read more ...