Nowadays, we have instant access to weather forecasts online and through our mobile apps as well as continuous updates via social media. It's difficult to imagine going to bed in the evening completely unaware of an imminent hurricane-force storm in the English Channel. But would we really do a better job in 2017 compared to 1987?
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Weather forecast blunders will become a thing of the past when a new £97 million "supercomputer" is up and running next year
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One of the world's most intelligent computers was accidentally taught to swear, after researchers showed it the internet
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