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Why Our Crazy-Smart AI Still Sucks at Transcribing Speech

Why Our Crazy-Smart AI Still Sucks at Transcribing Speech | Credit: Then One/WIRED | From Wired.com

A model used as a teaching aid for students and eye surgeons The secret is in their eyes according to Campanella’s film and this is the case here. The ophthalmophantome is a somewhat mesmerising model on which student doctors could try their hand at eye surgery. Not human, but pig eyes were inserted in the sockets and secured by means of adjustable clamps whilst the aspiring surgeons tried out their skills. The aluminium face (once black) remains deadpan throughout.

Washington. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday (12/05) they had taken a "positive step" toward unifying the Republican Party with the goal of winning the White House in November. "With that focus, we had a great conversation this morning. While we were honest about our few differences, we recognize that there are also many important areas of common ground," the two said in a joint statement. "This was…

from TIME.com

Q&A: An Interview with Oliver Sacks

Neurologist Oliver Sachs about his inability to recognize faces: I was and remain somewhat shy. I don’t readily open conversations; I certainly think difficulty recognizing people plays a part there. I have been said to suffer social phobia [or] Asperger’s [but I think] that overstates it.

I am a new and introverted trainer who recognizes the value of digging deep in conversation with my one on one clients, but sometimes has a hard time coming up with conversation topics. What are some good questions to always have on hand to get the conversation going, but not remain too surfacey?

from io9

A Virtual Cabinet of Beautiful and Bizarre Medical Antiques

Physick, which is a century term for medicine, started with only a handful of objects used for teaching, but has now expanded to over a thousand different items.

Carved polar bear by Royal Pavilion & Brighton Museums - Art Curator & Art Adviser. I am targeting the most exceptional art! See Catalog @ http://www.BusaccaGallery.com