Is AI able to write papers?

As researchers, we all have a dream: it would be fantastic if AI could write papers one day! This sounds like a science fiction, but after I used Stork‘s new feature “AI Creative Abstract“, I feel that this day is coming soon. In or
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作为科研人员,我们都有个梦想,如果有一天AI可以帮我写论文就太好了!这听上去好像是遥远的科幻,不过,当我使用了文献鸟Stork的新高级功能“人工智能创意论文摘要”后,我觉得,这一天马上就要来了。 为了
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Remote fNIRS

Everytime I met Dr Leanne Hirshfield, I am impressed by her energy and passion with the fNIRS technology. It was a pleasure listening to her talking about her latest research. When we met last time in a Starbucks in the bay area in June, 2019, she to
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Google Chrome takes too much CPU

I have been noticing for a while that Chrome takes too much of my CPU. It constantly consumes about ~30% or even more CPU even if I have only a blank page opened. As a consequence, my CPU fan is always running, making some noise which can be annoying
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Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS): List of manufactures

Contents Company Products Artinis Brite, OxyMon, OctaMon, PortaMon, PortaLite, BIOPAC fNIR 100, fNIR
Xiaodan Feng
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LaTex support (2020)

I used to use jsMath to support latex in this website, but it no longer works (I have no idea why). The one I am using right now in this blog is MathJax LaTex WordPress plugin. A pleasant surprise is that my old equations (e.g. in Balloon model) stil
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Record screen and convert to GIF

Stork has an update and we need to send an email to our users. In the email we wish to show a super short video demonstrating the new feature. However, embedding video in email can be complicated. A GIF picture will be much easier for users to consum
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Oracle VirtualBox, Failed to open a session

I like to play with computers. So Oracle’s VirtualBox is handy to install different operating systems (Linux, Windows, Mac etc) and try them. But recently when I tried to open any virtual machines I got the following error: I searched and tried
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FileMarker, colorize a file on Windows 10

In Mac, you can colorize a folder or file. This is particular useful if you have many files and want to mark important ones for quick access. Unfortunately, Windows does not have such feature natively. Fortunately, FileMarker (free version) allows yo
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