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Facebook enlists AI tech to help prevent suicide

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Can Facebook use all that it knows about us to help stop someone from committing suicide?

It’s been more than a rhetorical question since January, after a video, pulled from the social media platform Live.Me and shared on Facebook, showed a 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis taking her own lifeFacebook couldn’t control the spread of the video and appeared unsure if it even violated its own terms of service.

A month later, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 6,000 word global community manifesto made it  clear that Facebook is ready to take on a more parental role, one that acknowledges its incredible influence and impact over nearly 2 billion people around the worldZuckerberg wrote: Read more…

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IT, Dev Boot Camps Help Kick-Start Careers

IT pros and developers looking for new opportunities and new grads looking for an advantage in getting that first IT job are exploring new education options — IT and technology education boot camps. In this InformationWeek Expert Voice podcast, we spoke with a provider of these intensive sessions about what they are and why they … Continue reading IT, Dev Boot Camps Help Kick-Start Careers


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IT, Dev Boot Camps Help Kick-Start Careers

IT pros and developers looking for new opportunities and new grads looking for an advantage in getting that first IT job are exploring new education options — IT and technology education boot camps. In this InformationWeek Expert Voice podcast, we spoke with a provider of these intensive sessions about what they are and why they are becoming popular now.
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Lil Wayne, Usher Help Romeo Santos ‘Revolutionize’ Bachata Music

‘It was the first time you hear an artist from the mainstream singing bachata,’ former Aventura frontman tells MTV News of single ‘Promise.’
By Christina Garibaldi

<P><a href=”http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/romeo_santos/artist.jhtml”>Romeo Santos</a>, the former lead singer of the popular bachata group <a href=”http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/aventura/artist.jhtml”>Aventura</a>, has taken a new step in his career, venturing out on his own as a solo artist. Mixing his signature bachata flair with some R&B, he is showing fans a whole new side on his debut album, <i>Formula, Vol. 1.</i> </P><P> </P><P></p><div class=”player-placeholder right” title=”Romeo Breaks Into Mainstream With Lil Wayne” id=”vid:734074″ width=”240″ height=”211″></div><p> </P><P> </P><P>Hoping to spread his unique sound and style to a mainstream audience, Santos enlisted <a href=”http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/lil_wayne/artist.jhtml”>Lil Wayne</a> for his latest single, “All Aboard.” </P><P> </P><P>”This song ‘All Aboard,’ that tune allowed me to expand and kind of offer my audience something totally different because it’s not bachata &#8212; I’m singing English and that was really fun,” Santos recently told MTV News. “I was a little nervous about that, but people actually really accepted it.” </P><P> </P><P>Santos and Weezy recently shot the video for “All Aboard” in Miami; he called the clip “sexy,” “seductive” and “elegant,” but also revealed that this collaboration came very close to not making his album. </P><P> </P><P>”I was just like, I like the song but it’s missing something, and at first I couldn’t figure out what it was,” Santos said. “What we did was we left 16 bars open, and I was like, you know, who would rip this track? Lil Wayne. So we reached out. It barely made the album because he’s a busy dude, so he actually got on the record two months after we submitted it. It was like, if we don’t get his vocals in the next two days we hit, and we got it, so we made it and the song is just really great.” </P><P> </P><P>Wayne isn’t the only artist Santos pulled in for his album. On his last single, “Promise,” he teamed up with <a href=”http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/usher/artist.jhtml”>Usher</a>, who last week joined him onstage at <a href=”/news/articles/1678993/romeo-santos-solo-tour.jhtml”>Santos’ first of three sold-out shows</a> at New York’s Madison Square Garden. </P><P> </P><P>”I felt at that moment once again I was going to revolutionize bachata ’cause it was the first time that you hear an artist from the mainstream singing bachata,” Santos said. “It was a big deal.” </P><P> </P><P><i>What do you think of Romeo Santos’ solo debut? Let us know in the comments.</i></p>

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Amazon Cloud, Analytics Help Researchers Fight Famine

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Researchers in the US and China explore rice genomes with AWS analytics tools to develop drought and disease resistant crops.
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