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Amazon gets closer to getting Alexa everywhere

Image copyright Web Summit Image caption Rohit Prasad is responsible for the machine learning capabilities that power Alexa Rohit Prasad has 17 smart speakers in his home powered by Amazon’s smart assistant. “I test my…


Why do billions of people still not have glasses?

Image copyright Getty Images Making spacecraft is not a job in which you can afford to be slapdash. At Lockheed Martin, for example, it used to take a technician two painstaking days to measure 309…




The women removing landmines in Afghanistan

The province of Bamiyan was once on the front line of the Soviet-Afghan war, but it’ll soon to be declared land mine free. The BBC’s Auliya Atradi went to meet Afghanistan’s first all-female demining team…