527 HIKES and counting

Top Stories

Lava Kafle

HIKE

Smarter Than You Think – Computers Learn to Listen, and Some Talk Back – NYTimes.com

EverestuncensoredThe number of American doctors using speech software to record and transcribe accounts of patient visits and treatments has more than tripled in the past three years to 150,000. The progress is striking. A few years ago, supraspinatus (a rotator cuff muscle) got translated as “fish banana.” Today, the software transcribes all kinds of medical terminology letter perfect, doctors say. It has more trouble with other words and grammar, requiring wording changes in about one of every four sentences, doctors say.

Lava Kafle

HIKE

The former beauty queen CNN Deathat 25

The former beauty queen stared into the camera, but this was no pageant or performance. Bloggers like Miles Levin, an 18-year-old who had a rare soft-tissue cancer and died in 2007.

Lava Kafle

HIKE

wow, fantastic, superb, fabulous,mischievous, flabbergast, ugly NEWS: What joke? Nuclear Bomb Researchers Accidentally Blow Up Building – Science – Gawker

wow, fantastic, superb, fabulous,mischievous, flabbergast, ugly NEWS hahahaha what a joke ?

“On December 16, 2009, Shock and Detonation Physics Group researchers heard a loud unusual noise from Technical Area 15, Building 562 after firing a shot from a large-bore powder gun (LBPG)…. the researchers conducted surveillance outside TA-15-562 and observed that two doors had been blown off the facility and concrete shielding blocks on the west and east side of the building were separated from the wall.