From Thought to Text: AI Converts Silent Speech into Written Words
A novel artificial intelligence system, the semantic decoder, can translate brain activity into continuous text. The system could revolutionize communication for people unable to speak due to conditions like stroke. This non-invasive approach uses fMRI scanner data, turning thoughts into text without requiring any surgical implants. While not perfect, this AI system successfully captures the essence of a person’s thoughts half of the time.
‘I started to unravel’: Why do so many women over 40 struggle with stress?
Have you found out about your windows of tolerance yet: those moments when you feel fully capable of handling any stress life throws at you? Our tolerance shrinks and expands to suit our needs, but these “windows of tolerance” are a funny thing for women, as I have just discovered, because they unexpectedly disappear when we hit midlife. Sometimes they’re just tiny cracks in the glass and yet you feel you can’t tolerate any stress ever again. It’s a contrary conundrum, as you’d expect life experience and maturity would increase your ability to cope, wouldn’t you?
Younger, more extroverted, and more agreeable individuals are more vulnerable to email phishing scams
New research published in Applied Cognitive Psychology suggests that the older you are, the less susceptible you are to phishing scams. In addition, highly extroverted and agreeable people are more susceptible to this style of cyber attack. This research holds the potential to provide valuable guidance for future cybersecurity training, considering the specific knowledge and skills required to address age and personality differences.