Snakes on a plane. Unlike actual snakes, you don’t need to keep a keen eye on the spiraling ones above. In fact, for your sanity, it’s probably best to ignore them: These playful circles stay still when
Venture capitalists can be a fabulous resource to get you on your feet when you're starting your business, not only because they can offer financial help, but because they're often genuinely interested
• How should society treat realistic AI? For example, is it okay to stab a realistic-looking robot? As an object without awareness, the stabbing would seemingly be a victimless display of abhorrent behavior.
Have you ever wished you had a personal assistant to help you find a new job or move up in your career? Well, now you can have one, thanks to the chatbot. Chatbots know how to interact with people, because
A caterpillar that munches on plastic bags could hold the key to tackling plastic pollution, scientists say. Researchers at Cambridge University have discovered that the larvae of the moth, which eats
Horseshoe crab blood is an irreplaceable medical marvel—and so biomedical companies are bleeding 500,000 every year. Can this creature that's been around since the dinosaurs be saved? Meghan Owings plucks
The $1 million Ladybird bot can locate insect invaders, pluck overgrowth, and one day, harvest crops. Image: University of Sydney So it looks like we're going to live to see the rise of the autonomous
An extremely rare condition may transform our understanding of memory If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August
Machine learning is at its best when there’s way too much information for any human to comb through manually, like making high-volume stock trades or surfacing the best posts from hundreds of friends Facebook.
Conventional wisdom holds that artificial intelligence is the next great horizontal technology that will unleash future waves of innovation. Yet AI is not a single type of technology. It takes many forms