A few weeks back, Chan Marshall (a.k.a. Cat Power) teased the release of her first album in six years — titled Wanderer, out Oct. 5 — by releasing 78 seconds of rich, hypnotic, appropriately mysterious
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Two artificial intelligence pioneers warn that unscrupulous or unethical uses of the technology risk undermining the public image of an area of research undergoing rapid change. Canadian deep learning
After leading the charge globally in manufacturing hardware, China has its sights set on a major technological achievement: developing a facial recognition system to visually identify all 1.3 billion nationwide.
The skin mimics the way a human hand can feel. Robots show a lot of promise as first responders, but they can't effectively dismantle bombs or perform delicate first aid procedures if they can't feel they're
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By Peter Holley Peter Holley Technology reporter Email Bio Follow In November, Stephen Hawking and his bulging computer brain gave humanity what we thought was an intimidating deadline for finding a new