An artificial intelligence-based method may infill gaps in historical temperature data more effectively than conventional techniques. Application of this method reveals a stronger global warming trend between 1850 and 2018 than estimated previously.
Contact-tracing apps could help keep countries open before a vaccine is available. But do we have a sufficient understanding of their efficacy, and can we balance protecting public health with safeguarding civil rights? We interviewed five experts, with backgrounds in digital health ethics, internet law and social sciences.
Fighting racism is a 24/7 battle. And right now is an important time to consider what tech privilege can and should be doing to help wage that battle.
A look into Tencent’s latest plan and what sort of technology and infrastructure the money will go into. As well as the reasons for why Tencent and its rivals may be investing large amounts of money during this period
Rovio continues its quest to diversify beyond Angry Birds with the Wednesday launch of Small Town Murders, a match-3 mobile puzzle game.
In 2017, the US government declared a public health emergency over a growing number of cases of opioid abuse and addiction. Today, deaths attributed to opioid overdose continue to rise, but a surgery centre based in Seattle believes to have found a way to tackle this using AI.
A deep dive into all the concepts you need to know to elevate your understanding of how blockchain technology actually works. Made beginner-friendly.
Amazon taps AI and machine learning to match packaging types with products, resulting in substantial cost savings and decreased product damages.
Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory found that the artificial brains benefitted from a digital analog of sleep
Motion2Vec was created by researchers from Google, Intel, and UC Berkeley and is trained with video of human surgeons using da Vinci robots.
In a new preprint paper, Facebook researchers propose using language models as fact-checkers, drawing on the observation that such models encode knowledge.
As businesses reopen, monitoring tools promise to track employees and customers in ways few people would have accepted. But there will be consequences.
New research shows scientists educated in China help American firms and schools dominate the cutting-edge field. Now industry leaders worry that worsening political tensions will blunt that edge.
But some question whether the gesture is largely symbolic, as it's not a major product for the firm.
Harvard scientists managed to make their cockroach microrobot even smaller. But it creeps around just as fast.
Scientific texts, such as research articles or reviews, can sometimes be difficult to analyze and understand, particularly for non-expert readers. In recent years, engineers have thus tried to develop approaches that can automatically extract the most important information from dense scientific texts, which can then be used to guide readers and aid their understanding of the texts.
Google Meet’s new AI-powered background noise cancellation has started rolling out. Google announced the feature in April for its G Suite Enterprise and G Suite Enterprise for Education customers.
JSonar, a database security startup that leans heavily on AI and machine learning, has raised $50 million in venture capital.