I now see companies emerging actually promising to do what I wrote about in fiction Eric Leuthardt Dr Eric C Leuthardt, 45, is a neurosurgeon at Washington University in St Louis. He is also the co-founder
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example?
The standard open differential in most cars is a brilliant piece of engineering, allowing you to take the tightest turns without fighting your tires or tearing apart your drivetrain. But even if you understand
Scientists have decoded the genome of the axolotl, the Mexican amphibian with a Mona Lisa smile. It has 32 billion base pairs, which makes it ten times the size of the human genome, and the largest genome
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Hundreds of years of chess knowledge was learned and then surpassed by Google DeepMind’s artificial intelligence algorithm in just four hours, it has emerged. The astonishing programme AlphaZero quickly
Nvidia continues to pave a path towards the end of reality as we know it. The company recently made an AI capable of creating images of people out of thin air. Now, it’s made one that can change the weather,
As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber. Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he
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Microsoft made a splash in the world of dedicated AI hardware today when it unveiled a new system for doing high-speed, low-latency serving of machine learning models. The company showed off a new system
A robotic sewing system will soon produce hundreds of thousands of shirts for Adidas, which could potentially change textile manufacture. The machine — called a “Sewbot” uses cameras and bots to cut and
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China today announced plans to become the global leader in AI research and development. It will increase government spending on core AI programs to $22 billion in the next few years, with plans to spend
The Neural Compute Stick from Movidius makes it easy to add a machine vision processor to any device Step by step, artificial intelligence is moving down from the cloud and into the device in your hand.