D&T Issue 121

Gamifying employee engagement and the aborted moon mission

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For this week’s dose of divine irony – Meta is building AI that is designed to fact-check a large mass (approx 6.5 million) articles on Wikipedia. The team has started developing building blocks for the next generation of citation tools by training neural networks to pinpoint relevant source material in an internet-size data pool.

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Disclosure claims lax access controls increased impact of Indian government plant.

IKEA made $2.5B selling food in their physical stores. Here’s how selling food drives furniture sales for IKEA!

A look at government’s call for a common charger for electronics and it’s benefits for the consumers and the environment.

NASA aborted the first flight of its giant Moon rocket on Monday, postponing the launch of an exciting new age of space exploration that aims to return humans to the lunar surface.

Error messages need to be easy to spot, but they also need to be helpful. A look at how error messages should be handled and some quick tips.

A walk through of the steps and methods adopted to better employee engagement from boring to exciting at Würth Elektronik.

Trela is testing whether communities actually need a SoftBank-funded company to help them buy and sell on WhatsApp.

Auto companies are designing ways to build a car’s fuel cells into its frame, making electric rides cheaper, roomier, and able to hit ranges of 620 miles.

Could primordial black holes from the beginning of time explain ‘dark matter’, the mysterious missing mass in the Universe?

Just over two years after its launch, Facebook is shutting down the Facebook Gaming app on October 28, 2022. Now, when you open the app, you’ll see a banner stating that the app will no longer be available on iOS and Android after that date. The app also won’t be available on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.

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