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How spell-check algorithms detect typos
In most of our modern-day communications, we have a built-in copy-editor: the spell checker. This handy little system lets us write with a bit more abandon, knowing our typos will be caught. And that spell-check safety net is powered by algorithms.
Suit up: This polka dot onesie aims to replace the measuring tape01:06
Can a virtual reality game help astronauts cope with the journey to Mars?04:29
Slow-moving hurricanes like Florence could become increasingly common04:07
Meet the billionaire fashion tycoon who will ride SpaceX's rocket around the moon02:01
Billionaire will invite artists to orbit moon with him aboard SpaceX spaceship01:10
After the storm: Dealing with the toxic waste hurricanes leave behind01:27