Technology News for Sunday 19th May 2024

3 new stories

May 19th 2024

1. Building a better sarcasm detector


So researchers have now developed a multimodal algorithm for improved sarcasm detection that examines multiple aspects of audio recordings for increased accuracy. They used two complementary approaches -- sentiment analysis using text and emotion ...

2. Explained: How Google's Lookout app will help users with low visibility

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Google upgraded Lookout tool on Android with AI for low vision users at Global Accessibility Awareness Day. New features: finding specific objects, image descriptions, AI-generated image captions, Find mode beta version, seven categories, seating, tables, ...

3. Google remains focused on its long quest for your eyeballs

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Google announced this week that it would begin the international rollout of its new artificial intelligence-powered search feature, called AI Overviews. When billions of people search a range of topics from news to recipes to general knowledge questions, ...