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  • Bot passes Turing Test; judges think it's a 13-year-old boy

    Bot passes Turing Test; judges think it's a 13-year-old boy
    For the first time, a computer program has officially passed the Turing Test, which measures a machine's ability to think for itself -- at least under the standards set by a competition in Britain. The achievement, being hailed as a milestone for the...
  • Secret Service wants sarcasm-detecting software

    The Secret Service is hoping to get its hands on software that will analyze sarcasm and false positives among comments on social media, according to The Washington Post. No, really. The agency posted a work order to its site on Monday seeking browser-...
  • Ethan Cutkosky gets room to grow in 'Shameless'

    Ethan Cutkosky gets room to grow in 'Shameless'
    Ethan Cutkosky stood in front of a large microphone at a Near North Side recording studio recently wearing the teenage-boy uniform of a baggy hoodie, jeans and sneakers while the screen in front of him played back a scene from Showtime's "Shameless." On...
  • Want to learn new skills? Try these 8 online education tools

    Brazen Careerist Feeling lackluster about your skill set lately? How would you like to pick up some knowledge without all of the hardship of student loans, applications to postgraduate education programs and mind-numbing studying for the GRE? We've...
  • Glenbrook D225 schools to switch to Lenovo ChromeBooks

     Glenbrook D225 schools to switch to Lenovo ChromeBooks
    Glenbrook High School District 225 officials approved the purchase of new, more durable one-to-one technology devices to better equip the district's sophomores and incoming freshmen in the 2014-15 school year. The district's incoming freshmen were...
  • Mac OSX 10.10, IOS 8, Healthbook expected at Apple event Monday

    Mac OSX 10.10, IOS 8, Healthbook expected at Apple event Monday
    Apple Inc. is expected to announce updated operating systems for its desktop computers and mobile devices -- Mac OSX 10.10 and IOS 8 -- at its annual developers conference starting Monday in San Francisco. The company is expected to also introduce...
  • Apple shows off OSX 10 Yosemite, iOS 8 and new programming language

    Apple shows off OSX 10 Yosemite, iOS 8 and new programming language
    Apple Inc. announced updates to its mobile and desktop operating systems Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the updates were designed to help the company's devices "all work together in harmony....
  • Apple Unveils Enhanced Versions of iOS, Mac OS X But No New Hardware Products

    Apple launched iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, the next major upgrades to its mobile and desktop operating systems, respectively -- but didn't reveal any new hardware products at its Worldwide Developers Conference. The iOS 8 release offers "great end-user...
  • WWDC 2014: 10 highlights from Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite, iOS 8

    As expected, Apple unveiled the latest versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems Monday morning at the keynote event of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.  Led by Chief Executive Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Craig...
  • Apple touts device synergy at developer conference

    Apple touts device synergy at developer conference
    Rather than making any single splashy announcement, Apple's latest developers conference keynote Monday was all about how the company plans to make its gadgets work together even better. The ease and simplicity of its iPhones, iPads and Macs have long...
  • Idea Lab wows library patrons

     Idea Lab wows library patrons
    Need to replicate a hinge on a washing machine? Create wedding cake ornamentation? Convert vinyl records to digital? Head to the new Idea Lab media studio at the 95th Street branch of the Naperville Public Library. Adjacent to the second-floor computer...