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PMQs: New dangerous cycling laws considered, Theresa May says

<b>The government says it will consider new laws to tackle dangerous cycling.</b><p>Theresa May made the commitment in PMQs when asked about the trial of a cyclist who knocked over and killed a woman.<p>Cyclist Charlie Alliston - whose fixed gear bike had no front brakes - was cleared of manslaughter last month …

Top 15 Python Libraries For Data Science In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in the Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for …

Machine Learning

Making the Machines That Replace Humans

A visit to a robot factory in Ohio<p>MIAMISBURG, Ohio—A humanoid robot greets visitors to the Dayton-area offices of Yaskawa Motoman, a Japanese company that produces the machines being installed at thousands of factories around the globe. Its right arm is holding a screen, which playfully challenges …

The Future Of Energy Isn't Fossil Fuels Or Renewables, It's Nuclear Fusion

Let’s pretend, for a moment, that the climate doesn’t matter. That we’re completely ignoring the connection between carbon dioxide, the Earth’s atmosphere, the greenhouse effect, global temperatures, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise. From a long-term point of view, we’d still need to plan …

Nuclear Fusion

50,000 Shades of Wow: Winning Images from the 2016 Siena International Photo Award Contest

In only its second year, the Siena International Photo Award (SIPA) competition received over 50,000 images, submitted by amateurs and pros from over …

Deep Neural Network Learns to Judge Books by Their Covers

A machine-vision algorithm can tell a book’s genre by looking at its cover. This paves the way for AI systems to design the covers themselves.<p>The …

Machine Learning

Oxford University’s lip-reading AI is more accurate than humans, but still has a way to go

Even professional lip-readers can figure out only 20% to 60% of what a person is saying. Slight movements of a person’s lips at the speed of natural speech are immensely difficult to reliably understand, especially from a distance or if the lips are obscured. And lip-reading isn’t just a plot point …

Artificial Intelligence

First look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Out with exploding batteries, in with AI

<b>The Galaxy Note 7 is demonstrated in New York, July 28, 2016 (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>Burned by the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is delaying its next smartphone but adding an Artificial Intelligence feature<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>November 7, 2016 9:36pm (UTC)<p>Samsung, which traditionally launches its new Galaxy smartphones …

Why it’s so hard to create unbiased artificial intelligence

As artificial intelligence and machine learning mature and manifest their potential to take on complicated tasks, we’ve become somewhat expectant that robots can succeed where humans have failed — namely, in putting aside personal biases when making decisions. But as recent cases have shown, like …

How to Make Your Company Machine Learning Ready

In recent years, there has been a staggering surge in interest in intelligent systems as applied to everything from customer support to curing cancer. Simply sprinkling the term “AI” into startup pitch decks seems to increase the likelihood of getting access to funding. The media continuously …

Inspiration: View the Top Entries in the 2016 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

If you need some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing, look no further than these top entries in the 2016 National Geographic Nature …

Meet the Robot Microsoft Used to Film the Beautiful Surface Studio Launch Ad

The release of Microsoft’s Surface Studio desktop made a big splash with the photo community, not least of all because of the stunning launch video …

The robotic farmers that could finally solve the planet's food crisis

Subscribe to WIRED<p><b>The SPREAD vegetable farm, currently under construction on a</b> science park about 25km outside Kyoto, Japan, will occupy 4,400m2 - …

Are the Gains from Artificial Intelligence Worth the Lost Jobs?

<b>Machine learning</b> has a lot of potential to accelerate innovation and ease burdens on workers in finance and other industries. Despite a dark side for those same workers, this form of <b>artificial intelligence (AI)</b> — in which software uses data to program and improve itself — could also help …

Artificial Intelligence

When the Singularity Comes, Will A.I. Fear Death?

Switching off our devices might get a whole lot harder soon.<p>What if turning off your computer was like killing a friend? It sounds farfetched, but if …

Raspberry Pi Surveillance Rover (Land Drone)

Ever wanted to have a surveillance drone to monitor your surroundings? Of course you have! Using a Raspberry Pi for the on-board logic, this compact, …

Samsung offers glimpse of AI-powered Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics’ next flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 will adopt an artificial intelligence platform, which will also be applied into all of its …

Artificial Intelligence

Podcast448: Artificial Reality, Free Online Learning Channels & STEAM Studio

Welcome to the November 5, 2016, podcast episode of “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” with Wesley Fryer, which explores topics relating to …

AI takeover: Google’s ‘DeepMind’ platform can learn and think on it’s own without human input

AI good for internal back office and some limited front office activities; however, still need to see more adoption of QC in the Net and …

How to make your own soundtrack in minutes, using AI

Want to make your own film soundtrack in minutes? Fancy creating a track to help you sleep? With the AI music maker, Jukedeck, this is all …

Cubetto is a programmable robot for pre-schoolers

I had a chance to play with a Cubetto recently. It's a little, wooden, happy face robot on two wheels. You can control which way it goes by inserting …

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Slack Designers Explain the Art of Creating Smart A.I. Bots

Here's how artificial intelligence should look and behave, according to leaders in the tech industry.<p>Siri--and all her artificially intelligent peers--are increasingly taking on more tasks for people at home and at work. But as impressive as these digital assistants can be, they're still very much …

See inside a robot pizza factory

Can you taste the difference between a pizza made by a robot and a pizza made by a human?<p>At Zume Pizza, co-founder Julia Collins doesn't think so. Which is exactly why the Mountain View, California, company has decided to outsource part of the pizza-making process to general-purpose robots.<p>When a …

Elon Musk: Robots will take your jobs, government will have to pay your wage

Computers, intelligent machines, and robots seem like the workforce of the future. And as more and more jobs are replaced by technology, people will …

This Chemist A.I. Will Invent New Drugs With Deep Learning

A new artificial intelligence aims to create new drugs by learning what molecules already work and what may fit with existing patterns. The success …

Deep Learning

The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year: Final call for entries

UPENN students 3D print Piccolissimo, world's smallest self-powered flying robot

Nov 1, 2016 | By Andre<p>There are extremes in just about every topic one can think of. From the smallest atom to the vast universe that surrounds it or …

Announcing the winners of USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 Winners<p><i>Sunrise light illuminates Mount Rainier as it rises above low clouds, seen from high above Tipsoo</i> …

Neural Networks "Alice," "Bob," and "Eve" Have Secrets

Google’s Deep Brain team has been working on artificial intelligence from a variety of angles. Last May, for example, their Magenta project attempted …