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Teaching artificial intelligence the nuance of language
As AI algorithms improve, scientists are still facing some difficulties, including language translations. But first: There’s been a lot of talk about an economic downturn lately, and in the middle of it all is the American consumer. Turns out, consumer spending might just be what’s keeping the U.S. economy afloat. But can consumers save the economy from a recession? Then, the number of video streaming services is on the rise. We look into the growing monthly costs for consumers. Also, the latest drink of the summer: White Claw.