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
Much has been claimed about sex robots: some say they are therapeutic, some say they can make sex safer, and some say they can help with sexual deviances. New research shows there’s no backing to these claims.
Public Health June 5, 2018
An artist taught Google Assistant how to fire a gun, for his latest piece. The contraption raises questions on the ethics and safety of artificial intelligence, especially on how it interacts with humans.
Google May 31, 2018
A group of researchers trained an artificial intelligence to accurately diagnose malignant melanomas and pitted it against actual dermatologists. As it turns out, the machine outperformed the man.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 30, 2018
On Thursday, May 24, the FDA approved an AI-based software to detect wrist fractures. The software called OsteoDetect uses artificial intelligence to help doctors make a diagnosis faster.
Biotech May 28, 2018
On the heels of reports saying Facebook will begin making its own chips, it appears that part of those plans involve creating machine learning processors for Facebook Live. Such chips will filter offensive video content and promptly take them down.
Internet May 26, 2018
Ubisoft just released its AI gaming assistant outside Canada. Named Sam, the chatbot can answer questions, respond to commands, and even analyze the players' data to provide content and tips.
Video Games May 25, 2018
Microsoft recently demonstrated XiaoIce's capabilities, including being able to carry a full duplex conversation over a phone call. XiaoIce is an AI chatbot that's popular in China, will it come to the US soon?
Apps/Software May 24, 2018
Microsoft announced that it would expand its quest to improve artificial intelligence on its products by acquiring Semantic Mechanics. The startup played a role on developing Apple’s digital assistant, Siri.
Microsoft May 21, 2018
Artificial intelligence may help prevent 22,000 cancer deaths every year starting 2033 through early diagnosis of the disease. UK Prime Minister Theresa May pledged millions of British pounds in government funding to help in the development of the AI technology.
Public Health May 21, 2018
Facebook released its Community Standards Enforcement Report to showcase what the company did to protect its users. The report stated that it took down 837 million pieces of spam in the first quarter of 2018.
Internet May 15, 2018
Google Duplex, a new Google Assistant feature, shocked the world at I/O 2018 because it sounded human. The AI-powered system has received backlash, pushing Google to clarify that it will introduce itself as a robot when talking to people.
Google May 11, 2018
New features for Google Photos are beginning to roll out. A popular feature is Color Pop, which turns the background of an image black and white and maintains the color of the subject of the image.
Google May 11, 2018
Artificial intelligence will help you compose messages on Gmail. Called Smart Compose, the feature won’t write the next great American novel, but it might help you type more quickly.
Google May 9, 2018