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Teary title contender crashes out of IndyCar race lead

There was ecstasy and agony at Iowa Speedway after Josef Newgarden crashed out of the lead, handing Pato O’Ward his second IndyCar Series win of the year. It was a strong race for antipodeans Will Power, Scott McLaughlin and Scott Dixon who occupied second, third and fourth respectively. It marked back-to-back second place finishes for …

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How 2 'Drag Race' Queens Are Revolutionizing the Podcast Scene

How 2 ‘Drag Race’ Queens Are Revolutionizing the Podcast Scene

RuPaul might have drag racebut she’s not the only mogul in the drag world. Several years ago, after spending hours listening to a Golden Girls recap podcast while stuck in a Burning Man traffic jam, two former drag race contestants—Alaska and Willam—decided to strike out on their own. “We were like, ‘Why don’t we do …

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The Race to Hide Your Voice

The Race to Hide Your Voice

Second, Tomashenko says, researchers are looking at distributed and federated learning—where your data doesn’t leave your device but machine learning models still learn to recognize speech by sharing their training with a bigger system. Another approach involves building encrypted infrastructure to protect people’s voices from snooping. However, most efforts are focused on voice anonymization. Anonymization …

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What it’s like to race USA’s ‘Bathurst on steroids’

An enormous crowd of up to 300,000 fans is expected for Monday’s (AEST) Indianapolis 500, one of the world’s truly iconic motorsport events. On the starting grid will be three-time Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin, the New Zealander who is enjoying a strong sophomore IndyCar season and sits third on the championship standings behind Australia’s Will …

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