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Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech

India Blooms News Service
New York, May 18 (IBNS): Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in the technical teams that develop these services and other cutting-edge digital tools.
UNSW team reports breakthrough in quantum computing
Sydney, May 17 (IBNS): A team of scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has measured for the first time accuracy of two-qubit operations in silicon, a feat that would enable scaling up to a full-scale quantum processor.  
DRDO successfully conducts flight test of ABHYAS
New Delhi, May 13 (IBNS): Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted a successful flight test of ABHYAS - High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from Interim Test Range, Chandipur in Odisha on Monday.
Bangladesh's first satellite Bangabandhu-I marks its first launching anniversary today
Dhaka, May 12 (UNI) Bangladeshis first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I is set to connect all local television channels (TVs) as it marks the first launching anniversary on Sunday.
Subsonic cruise missile “Nirbhay' successfully test fired from ITR
Balasore,Apr 15 (UNI) India today successfully test-fired its subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay with a striking range of 1000-km from the Integrated Test range at Chandipur off Odisha coast.
'World's largest plane' lifts off for first time
New York, Apr 14 (UNI) The world's largest aeroplane by wingspan has taken flight for the first time.
Most famous Black Hole at centre of galaxy M87 is named Powehi
Washington, Apr 13  (IBNS): The Black Hole at the centre of galaxy M87 has been named as Pohewi, media reports said.
Katie Bouman: Woman behind first black hole image
London, Apr 11 (UNI): A 29-year-old computer scientist has earned plaudits worldwide for helping develop the algorithm that created the first-ever image of a black hole.
Canada: NASA astronomers capture first image of black hole in Messier 87
New York, Apr 10 (IBNS):  The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) researchers on Wednesday revealed in coordinated press conferences across the globe, their success in unveiling the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow in Messier 87, NASA reports said.
Researchers develop new simulation system for automatic driving
Beijing, Apr 10 (Xinhua/UNI) Chinese researchers have developed an autopilot simulation system to improve driving safety.
India's satellite destruction could endanger ISS, says NASA
New York, Apr 2 (UNI) Nasa has called India's destruction of a satellite a "terrible thing" that could threaten the International Space Station (ISS).
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