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An artificial intelligence beat Q*bert by exploiting an unknown loophole

Nothing is off-limits to artificial intelligence — even your favorite old video games.<p>An artificial intelligence, developed by researchers from the …

The genomics intelligence revolution

We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole genome sequencing (WGS). Consider that researchers at University of Toronto just launched a massive project to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 people per year. This is truly astounding when you recall that it took 13 years and $3 billion to …

University of Toronto

The loneliness of virtual reality

I have played with several virtual reality systems over the last few years, but just recently bought my own PlayStation VR headset for my family. It's pretty whiz-bang. Although VR still has kinks (including motion sickness for many users), it's impressive how well even these first-generation …

Virtual Reality

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for December 28

Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, Star Wars actor Carrie Fisher has died following a heart attack, Google has adapted its search algorithm to …

'It's like hitting a painting with a fish': can computer analysis tell us anything new about literature?

Feeding thousands of books into a computer to find new meaning in literature sounds intriguing, but does cultural analytics actually tell us anything about the books we read?<p>How are creative writing courses changing literary culture? It’s the kind of imponderable, unanswerable question that sets …

Literature

Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies, 2016 Adds Blockchain & Machine Learning For First Time

• Gartner added 16 new technologies to the Hype Cycle this year, including blockchain, machine learning, general purpose machine intelligence, smart workspace for the first time.<br>• Smart machine technologies will be the most disruptive class of innovations over the next 10 years due to their …

The Best UX/UI Designer Tools, Resources, Blogs & Books Collection

It can be intimidating to get into user experience, but don’t fear: there’s plenty of help around. To help you navigate that sea of information, we …

Home Sweet Home. Strategies of Home Page Design.

Home is usually associated with the place where you feel comfortable, convenient and safe. That is why, perhaps, the saying «Home is where your heart …

UI Design

How to Hire a UX Designer | Vitamin T

<i>We chatted with UX Director David Krovitz to find out what he looks for in a bona fide UXer and how other companies can follow his lead.</i><p><i>Currently the</i> …

5 Psychological Concepts Web Designers Should Use to Maximize Conversions

In order to create web pages that actually make a difference in terms of conversion, web designers need to understand how their designs can motivate …

UI Design

Conversational Interfaces: Where Are We Today? Where Are We Heading?

KLM<p>Take KLM. A new service by the Dutch airline uses a Facebook Messenger plugin to provide customers with flight documentation via Messenger. …