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Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own language

Jennifer Morris, Writer, Formative Content<p>Back in September 2016, Google launched its Neural Machine Translation (GNMT) system, which uses deep …

Russia's slot-machine bans let criminals buy machines on the cheap and reverse-engineer them

In 2009, then-PM Vladimir Putin engineered a Russian ban on slot machines in a bid to starve Georgian mafiyeh of funds, the resulting glut of used …

AI and the Ghost in the Machine

The concept of artificial intelligence dates back far before the advent of modern computers — even as far back as Greek mythology. Hephaestus, the …

Why The Future Is Bright For Anime

At its best, anime is diverse, vibrant, unfettered, and unpredictable. Look through the history of Japanese animation, and you’ll find stories about …

Anime

Apparently This App Will Create a Custom Dress Based on Your Personality

Wearable tech aims to reach new heights with a collaboration between Google and H&M Group’s digital fashion house, Ivyrevel.<p>In a video titled “Coded …

New 'Space Poop' System Could Fly on Orion Deep-Space Mission

A new spacesuit system to flush away astronauts' poop will likely fly on the first crewed Orion spacecraft flight, NASA said in an interview with Space.com.<p>This means that eager innovators could see their waste collection system fly in space between 2021 and 2023 on "Exploration Mission 2," or …

Space Science

There’s a Troll Inside All of Us, Researchers Say - MIT Technology Review

You probably think you’re a pretty nice person when it comes to making comments online, but new research indicates anyone can act like a troll under …

Trolling

Flying Cars: Uber Taps NASA Engineer To Help Build Flying Cars

Where Uber is going, it won’t need roads. According to a report from Bloomberg, the ride hailing company has tapped a former NASA engineer to help …

The future of Studio Ghibli in a post-Miyazaki world

Two new Ghibli-affiliated projects — a film now in theaters and a TV series streaming on Amazon — hold some clues to the studio’s future<p>Calling Hayao Miyazaki the “Walt Disney of Japan” is reductive, but not entirely inaccurate. The co-founder of Walt Disney Productions and the co-founder of …

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Year (v.2017)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve ranked nearly 10,000 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.1% chance) that can help you advance your career in …

Machine Learning

Bat Bot: It's the 'holy grail' of flying robots

A new flying robot is the first to mimic the movements of a bat to flap gracefully through the air.<p>When it comes to building flying robots, there's a lot to be learned from the beasts of the air. And researchers have -- we've seen robots inspired by the birds and the bees. The bat, however, is a …

Robotics

Watch this invisible robot grab a fish out of the blue

The soft, hydrogel robot is powered by water<p>An invisible, squishy robotic claw that grabs unsuspecting fish out of the blue is the latest addition to MIT’s collection of weird little soft robots that could one day start swimming, creeping, and slithering among us.<p>The robotic claw is inspired by …