Letter to NY Times Editor

Written by Martin Hertzberg

At last, the New York Times publishes a letter from an informed climate change skeptic. Alexander McKay’s letter (6/11/17) was a breath of fresh air in the otherwise stale regurgitations of environmental propagandists that usually appear in the Times. 

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El Nino signal is weakening in the Pacific

Written by John Kemp

The probability of El Nino, a warming of ocean surface temperatures in the eastern and central Pacific, developing this year has been downgraded by U.S. government forecasters as sea surface temperatures and wind speeds in the area remain close to their long-term averages.

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Neural networks take on quantum entanglement

Written by Phys.org

Machine learning, the field that’s driving a revolution in artificial intelligence, has cemented its role in modern technology. Its tools and techniques have led to rapid improvements in everything from self-driving cars and speech recognition to the digital mastery of an ancient board game.

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