A team of researchers at Google is planning to use deep learning to look for signs of lung cancer in people. So far, the AI has detected malignancies in CT scans of patients, with an accuracy of 94.4 percent.
A robot farm started selling leafy greens in a local store in California. The company that uses fully autonomous robots with human oversight said it reinvented farming to grow the most delicious and consistent vegetable produce.
Robotics May 6, 2019
Scientists tried to figure out what stimulates every neuron in the brain’s visual cortex by hooking up monkeys with a computer capable of deep learning. The result: bizarre and abstract AI-generated images.
Animals May 4, 2019
What people say and how they say it reveal a lot about their minds. With this, scientists discover a way to detect PTSD using vocal cues and an AI tool.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2019
A Yale University study successfully restores some functions to the brain of a dead pig. Could the resurrection of dead humans be next for researchers?
Feature | Science April 19, 2019
Computer scientists pitted DeepMind against a 16-year-old's math exam. Google's cutting-edge AI had a hard time making calculations in subjects such as algebra, arithmetic, measurement, and calculus.
Apps/Software April 10, 2019
Computer scientists Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun, and Yoshua Bengio have been awarded the 2018 Turing Award by the Association for Computing Machinery. All three men have contributed much in the advancement of AI systems.
Apps/Software March 29, 2019
A new technique in deep learning and artificial intelligence helped astronomers discover two new exoplanets. Traditional planet-hunting methods typically miss potential planets due to data noise, according to a new study
Space March 27, 2019
At the 2019 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia unveiled the new Jetson Nano. It's the new AI computer geared toward 'developers, makers, and enthusiasts' that's priced at just $99.
Computers March 18, 2019
Facebook will leverage new AI technology to combat the spread of revenge porn across its platforms. Unlike its previous method that required victims to submit photos, this one will detect sensitive content automatically.
Internet March 16, 2019
Danish companies Virtue Nordic and Copenhagen Pride have developed a new program that produces a genderless voice. The technology makes it possible for digital voice assistants such as Alexa and Cortana to sound gender-neutral.
Apps/Software March 14, 2019
A language-learning app from Google is now available in India. Bolo, a reading tutor, helps school-age kids to read in Hindi and English and can be used even when offline.
Google March 8, 2019
A more intelligent grammar checker is coming to Google Docs. Previously exclusive to early beta users, the new feature is powered by Google’s machine translation technology, which helps catch trickier grammar lapses.
Google February 27, 2019
A new robot from MIT uses machine learning algorithms to play Jenga. The robot analyzes its next moves through tactile and visual stimulation.
Robotics February 1, 2019
Columbia University researchers developed a system that can translate thoughts into recognizable speech. It could eventually help people who have lost the ability to speak. How does the AI-enabled technology work?
Feature | Tech January 31, 2019
Unity has a video game made for artificial intelligence called 'Obstacle Tower.' It's also holding a contest dubbed 'Obstacle Tower Challenge,' giving researchers the opportunity to not only test out the capabilities of their AI but also win prizes.
Apps/Software January 28, 2019
Using the Deepgestalt computer program, researchers have trained AI to recognize facial features, paving the way for early and cheap diagnoses. This revolutionary technology was developed by Yaron Gurovich and his team at FDNA, a biotechnology firm in Boston.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2019
Intel thinks the 5G and artificial intelligence are crucial to the next generation of laptops. With Project Athena, it’s asking all sorts of PC manufacturers to bring that future closer.
Computers January 8, 2019
Scientists used machine learning to find signs that can predict whether a person will remain strong and healthy up to old age. They found biosignatures that can be used to someday develop treatments for diseases associated with age.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 21, 2018
A simulated CAPTCHA attack conducted by computer engineers from China and UK showed that websites are vulnerable and need multi-layer security. Researchers reported that website owners should consider discarding CAPTCHAs for future use.
Security December 8, 2018
An artificial intelligence system by Google and MIT was able to generate images that can pass off as photographs. The AI has created 3-dimensional objects complete with lighting and texture, making them look realistic.
Robotics December 5, 2018
Skype is rolling out live captions and subtitling during video calls to help users who are deaf or hard of hearing. Translation support is coming soon as well.
Apps/Software December 4, 2018
Visually impaired users will now have a better Instagram experience. The app now incorporates object recognition technology to automatically describe what’s in a photo, and users can also input their custom descriptions to provide more details.
Apps/Software November 28, 2018
Researchers from IBM unveiled a new computing system architecture that is far more efficient than conventional von Neumann designs. The architecture is reportedly better equipped to handle loads of data from artificial intelligence.
October 4, 2018
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have developed a deep learning system that will help people look like they are dancing like pros. There are limitations to the artificial intelligence technology, which should be made into an app soon.
Apps/Software August 27, 2018
The OpenAI Five, a team composed of artificial intelligence-powered bots, dominated against a human team with professional 'Dota 2' players. Up next for the bots are the best 'Dota 2' players in the world at The International.
Video Games August 7, 2018
In Google’s latest experiment called Move Mirror, artificial intelligence looks at your various poses and searches for images just like it. Yes, it’s possible to generate GIFs of it.
Google July 20, 2018
The AI-powered system Decagon from Stanford researchers seeks to accurately predict the likely side effects from drug combinations. The tool is hoped to prevent life-threatening problems in prescription as well as help research create better drug pairings.
July 11, 2018
MIT’s CSAIL just developed a technology that can track people’s movements even if they’re behind walls. It could useful for monitoring diseases such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis.
Apps/Software July 9, 2018
Waking up in the morning anticipating stress could affect how a person learns and retains memory throughout the day. A new study further investigates the use of wearable devices to analyze how stress affects the body and behavior.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 9, 2018
Nvidia has created some of the most important technologies for videos games and other consumer products. Here are 11 incredible facts about the tech giant's history since the beginning of the company in 1993.
Company July 3, 2018
Scientists experimented on the use of artificial intelligence to reduce stress levels of humans in space. The goal is also to simplify tasks so astronauts at the International Space Station can focus on other science projects.
Space July 1, 2018
Google Duplex, the human-sounding artificial intelligence, was working as advertised in a new demonstration in New York City. Public testing for the AI will start this summer despite the scrutiny against it.
Google June 28, 2018
Physicists at Stanford University just devised a new AI program that was able to arrange the periodic table in a span of a few hours. The machine could prove itself the new benchmark of machine intelligence in the future.
Feature | Science June 27, 2018
Wildlife conservation found an ally in Wildbook, an open-source software that tracks and collects wildlife data from sites such as YouTube and Flickr. The AI-powered tool enhances research collaboration and efforts to prevent species extinction.
Animals June 26, 2018
OpenAI developed AI-powered bots that are now able to beat humans in 5-on-5 'Dota 2' matches. Known as the OpenAI Five, the bots will take on the best 'Dota 2' players in the world in this year's The International.
Computers June 26, 2018
Nvidia confirmed that it has a new technology that turns regular 30fps videos into slo-mo footage. The system can slow down recordings to 240 or 480 fps.
Apps/Software June 23, 2018
Adobe’s image editing tool Photoshop is used to alter images, often to the point that it becomes difficult to differentiate between what’s real and what’s not. Thankfully, Adobe is working on an artificial intelligence program that can detect fake images.
Apps/Software June 23, 2018
Facebook engineers developed artificial intelligence with General Adversarial Networks that opens closed eyes in photos. It did not announce when it will be released to the public.
Apps/Software June 19, 2018
IBM debuted a new AI supercomputer that has the ability to debate with humans. The company hosted two debate club-style discussions between two humans and the AI called 'Project Debater' at an event in San Francisco on Monday, June 18.
Computers June 19, 2018
Research published by Google showed the potential of artificial intelligence in healthcare. The system created by Google is able to predict whether a patient will die within 24 hours from admission to a hospital at 95 percent accuracy.
Google June 19, 2018
Google's subsidiary announced that its AI-powered computer has learned to create 3D models based on 2D images. The Google project shows the unanticipated intelligence and ability of AI systems to learn by themselves.
Google June 15, 2018
Google’s AI-based translations are now available to download for offline use. Google says the feature will work on most Android phones and start with 59 languages initially.
Apps/Software June 13, 2018
MIT researchers fed gruesome Reddit data to a machine learning algorithm and created the 'world's first psychopath AI.' Meet Norman and his disturbing Rorschach inkblot descriptions.
Apps/Software June 8, 2018
Artificial intelligence has become a powerful tool to document information about wildlife. Using data from a crowdsourced platform, researchers converted images from motion-sensor cameras into texts and numbers that make up the wildlife census.
Animals June 6, 2018