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  • Military Set To Develop Smart, Robotic Cameras
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    coondoggie writes “In a move seemingly straight out of the Terminator movies, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency this week said it has contracted with 15 companies or universities to begin building software and hardware that will give machines or robots visual intelligence similar to humans.”

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  • Microsoft Kinect FAIL For Gamers Who Use Wheelchairs
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    Microsoft’s wildly popular Kinect gaming system could have changed the game for players who have disabilities such as cerebral palsy and would otherwise be unable to use a gaming controller. But Microsoft dropped the ball on this one.

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  • Twiblings? Siblings Born Days Apart From Different Wombs
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    Melanie Thernstrom, who didn’t meet her husband Michael Callahan until she was 41. The two appeared on the “Today” show Monday to talk about their so-called “twiblings.”The couple are parents to a son and daughter conceived with Callahan’s sperm and donor eggs and placed in two different surrogate mothers. The children were born only days apart.

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  • Stop ‘scapegoating’ bosses – LMA
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    The head of the body that represents football managers in England warns that clubs should not be “treated as the playthings of the super rich”.

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