Emotionales Tief: Bots können gute Lebenshelfer sein

Forscher der Stanford University haben einen Chatbot entwickelt, der bei Angststörungen und depressiven Verstimmungen helfen soll. In einer Studie hat sich der Woebot als fähiger Therapeut erwiesen. Wer mag, der kann jederzeit eine mehrtägige Sitzungsreihe mit dem geduldigen KI-Zuhörer starten.

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George W. Bush delivers clear rebuke, without mentioning Trump by name

Bush’s speech was a bullet-point list of what he sees as threats to a democracy. “Bigotry or white supremacy in any form is blasphemy against the American creed,” Bush said.

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President George W. Bush spoke about the growing political discord in U.S. at a forum on “freedom, free markets, and security,” which was organized by the Bush Institute.
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White nationalist heckled at University of Florida speech

Protesters shouted “Go home Nazis” at a white nationalist at the University of Florida on Thursday, disrupting his speech at the campus that erected barricades and deployed hundreds of police officers to guard against violence.

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Sonos One review: A better sounding smart speaker

Sonos may have undercut Apple’s HomePod before it even launches.

It is generally accepted that current smart speakers like the Echo and Google Home, the devices for which such assistants are mainly designed, are mediocre when used as speakers. Given Sonos’ reputation for delivering above-average audio quality, the hope is that the One provides the smarts of an Echo (and, eventually, a Home) without skimping on sound. Go To Post...

Speaking up against sexual abuse is hard – #MeToo changes that

Psychology makes us swift to blame those who experience sexual harassment, but the #MeToo movement could be making it easier to speak up, says Nichola Raihani

In the wake of the scandal over a series of sexual assault allegations that have been hurled at the media mogul Harvey Weinstein, an online movement has begun. Millions of women are sharing their stories of sexual harassment and abuse using the hashtag #MeToo, which rose to prominence after a tweet by actor Alyssa Milano. Go To Post...