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Microsoft chief science officer Eric Horvitz said the rising capabilities of discriminative and generative artificial intelligence methods are reaching an inflection point.
A reporter and a photographer went for a ride in an experimental autonomous vehicle operated by the General Motors subsidiary Cruise. There were bumps in the road.
Fundamental problems elude many strains of deep learning, says LeCun, including the mystery of how to measure information.
...while trying to limit China's ability to develop its own.
Researchers were testing a social-scientific theory known as the "strength of weak ties."
Researchers have developed software to prevent whale deaths caused by underwater noise pollution interfering with their echolocation.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have developed a battery-free, wireless underwater camera.
Adam Day at U.K.-based data services company Clear Skies developed a software tool that highlights potentially bogus scientific papers.
Independent website Alt News has emerged as a leading debunker of misinformation in India, but highlighting hate speech against minorities has put it on a collision course with the government.
Researchers build algorithm to monitor feeds from heart rate, breathing rate, brain temperature, blood oxygen level, and other sensors.
An international team including researchers from Rice University and the Technical University of Vienna have developed a theoretical method for identifying novel materials with special electronic properties necessary for quantum…
Tech salaries in Philadelphia grew fastest this year than in Silicon Valley and other U.S. metro areas, rising nearly 12% to $142,000 compared with 15 other locations, according to Hired.com's annual worker/employer poll.
New platform allows automated analysis and lossless sharing of material exploration data in the form of knowledge graphs in electronic laboratory notebooks.
An international team of scientists developed a fleet of three-dimensional (3D) printing drones that can build and repair structures in flight.
Cornell University researchers have created wireless robots small enough to sit on a human hair that operate autonomously, using light as a power source.
Physicists have taken a step toward realizing a scalable quantum computer by transferring electrons across several micrometers on a quantum chip.
"We have never previously observed such a volume of cyberattacks, variety of threat actors, and coordination of effort," the report says; some U.S. institutions have been targeted.
New research suggests patiently correcting artificial intelligence (AI) when it asks dumb questions may be key to helping the technology learn.
Chinese team develops a wearable bioelectric mask that can sniff out diseases such as Covid-19 and influenza.
Microfluidic laboratories on chips proliferate.
Fick served in the U.S. Marine Corps and has extensive experience working in the private sector, including as CEO of the cybersecurity software company Endgame.
Among the key concerns identified in Anaconda's State of Data Science 2022 report was the barriers to adoption of data science overall.
It may be possible to develop superconductors that operate at room temperature with further knowledge of the relationship between spin liquids and superconductivity.
Major data gaps, the result of decades of underinvestment in public health, have undercut the government response to the coronavirus, and now to monkeypox.
Mozilla Foundation researchers found pressing the "dislike" button on a YouTube video does little to improve the videos chosen by the YouTube platform's recommender algorithm.
Researchers at the University of Florida can detect audio deepfakes by measuring acoustic and fluid dynamic distinctions between organic and synthetic voice samples.
Wenhao Zhang and colleagues at the U.K.'s University of the West of England have developed a facial recognition system for pigs.
A new flexible biosensor performs continuous, wireless monitoring of nitric oxide, a biomarker associated with inflammation, in rabbits.
The city intends to deploy smart cameras outfitted with the new technology on two corridors known for being dumping hotspots.
Meet Flippy, Sippy and Chippy, the newest technology stepping in to address a protracted labor crunch in food service.