YouTube’s new AI will block videos that are inappropriate for kids

YouTube’s new AI will block videos that are inappropriate for kids

September 23, 2020 Jan-Henrik Johansson 0

YouTube will start using AI to automatically add age restrictions to videos “over the coming months,” the company announced on Tuesday. The site currently relies on content reviewers to flag videos that aren’t appropriate for viewers under 18, but will soon start using machine learning to detect content for review. Uploaders will be able to appeal…

Some frogs have evolved eyes that are far too big for their bodies

Some frogs have evolved eyes that are far too big for their bodies

September 23, 2020 Jan-Henrik Johansson 0

Life 23 September 2020 By Christa Lesté-Lasserre The Cameroon forest tree frog (Leptopelis brevirostris) has very large eyesChristian IrianCertain frogs have some of the biggest eyes of all vertebrates, relative to their body size, which is a significant evolutionary investment that has puzzled zoologists. Now, researchers have found that the eye size of these animals…

Young bats accept reality of climate change before older generations

Young bats accept reality of climate change before older generations

September 23, 2020 Jan-Henrik Johansson 0

By Christa Lesté-Lasserre Noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula) in flightAndy Harmer / AlamyYoung male bats are the first of their species to adjust to the realities of a warming world, with older generations being slower to adapt. The noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula), a common European species, traditionally migrates more than 1500 kilometres between its northern summer…

Covid in Scotland: Hundreds of Dundee students told to isolate

Covid in Scotland: Hundreds of Dundee students told to isolate

September 23, 2020 Jan-Henrik Johansson 0

Publishedduration14 minutes agoimage copyrightGoogleimage captionAll 500 students at Parker House in Dundee are self-isolatingHundreds of students have been told to self-isolate after a suspected Covid-19 outbreak in halls of residence.NHS Tayside is investigating a single positive case and a small number of suspected cases linked to Parker House in Dundee.Close contacts of the positive case,…

Asian stock markets continue the global fallout

Asian stock markets continue the global fallout

September 22, 2020 Jan-Henrik Johansson 0

Image copyright Getty Images Stock markets in Asia suffered on Tuesday from the fallout from UK and US investors worried about a rise in coronavirus cases.The biggest falls in the region were recorded in Australia, where shares hit a three-month low. Investors have also been rattled by dimming hopes for more financial support for the…