How Cats Used Humans to Conquer the World

The AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Sometime around the invention of agriculture, the cats came crawling. It was mice and rats, probably, that attracted the wild felines. The rats came because of Ancient Egyptians may have given cats the personality to conquer the world ..

How cats conquered the ancient world

BBC NewsThe domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice – in the Near East and then Egypt, according to the largest study of its kind. Farmers in the Near East were probably the first people to successfully tame wild cats about 9,000 years How Cats Used Humans to Conquer the World ..

Google’s Speech Recognition Is Reportedly As Accurate As Humans

UbergizmoIn order for voice assistant softwares to be good and useful, there are many things it needs to do, although we guess the most obvious is that it has to be able to listen to the user and understand what they are saying. If the user’s commands aren’t ..

Sorry humans, Microsoft’s AI is the first to reach a perfect Ms. Pac-Man score

The VergeAt long last, the perfect score for arcade classic Ms. Pac-Man has been achieved, though not by a human. Maluuba — a deep learning team acquired by Microsoft in January — has created an AI system that’s learned how to reach the game’s maximum point …Acquired by Microsoft, Maluuba’s AI Beats Ms. Pac-Man, Eyes Sales Orgs ..

NASA And ISS Crystal Growth And More: How Astronauts Are Keeping Humans Healthy

Tech TimesNASA and the ISS astronauts are now growing crystals that could help with drug development on Earth. That is just one of the ways that these explorers have kept humans healthy. ( NASA | Getty Images ). NASA and the International Space Station have …NASA’s Ban on Fresh-Baked Bread Is About to Crumble ..

Oldest fossils of our species push back origin of modern humans

CBS NewsThe oldest known bones of our species, dating back around 300,000 years, have been discovered in a cave in Morocco. The fossils — which belong to five individuals, including a teenager and a younger child — push back the origin of Homo sapiens by …Oldest Fossils of Homo Sapiens Found in Morocco, Altering History of Our Species ..