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Q&A With UC Davis Computer Science Assistant Professor Yong Jae Lee
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Q&A With UC Davis Computer Science Assistant Professor Yong Jae Lee

University of California, Davis assistant professor Yong Jae Lee discusses his computer vision research. In one study, he developed an algorithm that automatically...

The Shape of Things to Come
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The Shape of Things to Come

In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has...

Astro Teller, Google's ‘Captain of Moonshots,' on Making Profits at Google X
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Astro Teller, Google's ‘Captain of Moonshots,' on Making Profits at Google X

Google is all over the place.

The Technion’s Peretz Lavie on Technology and Education
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The Technion’s Peretz Lavie on Technology and Education

What Stanford University is to Silicon Valley, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is to Israel’s booming tech sector.

Google's Vint Cerf Warns of 'Digital Dark Age'
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Google's Vint Cerf Warns of 'Digital Dark Age'

Vint Cerf, a "father of the internet", says he is worried that all the images and documents we have been saving on computers will eventually be lost.

Sen. Ed Markey On Protecting Data Our Cars Are Sharing
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Sen. Ed Markey On Protecting Data Our Cars Are Sharing

Cars and trucks today are computers, and a new report overseen by Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., comes with a warning: As more vehicles have wireless connections, the...

J. Craig Venter on DNA and Life's Mysteries
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J. Craig Venter on DNA and Life's Mysteries

J. Craig Venter is in the life business.

Nanotech Pioneer Langer Wins Award by Thinking Small
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Nanotech Pioneer Langer Wins Award by Thinking Small

Bioengineer Robert Langer has spent his career looking for the next not-so-big thing.

Tetris Creators Talk Virtual Reality, Touch Screens, History, E-Sports
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Tetris Creators Talk Virtual Reality, Touch Screens, History, E-Sports

As the second and final day of the 2015 DICE Summit came to a close, Alexey Pajitnov took the stage in a rare public appearance to talk frankly about the history...

Quantum Computing Without Qubits
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Quantum Computing Without Qubits

For more than 20 years, Ivan H. Deutsch has struggled to design the guts of a working quantum computer.

Tim O'Reilly Explains the Internet of Things
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Tim O'Reilly Explains the Internet of Things

Tim O'Reilly has been at the cutting edge of the Internet since it went commercial.

Google Brain's Co-inventor Tells Why He's Building Chinese Neural Networks
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Google Brain's Co-inventor Tells Why He's Building Chinese Neural Networks

To chat with Andrew Ng I almost have to tackle him.

AI Will Not Kill Us, Says Microsoft Research Chief
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AI Will Not Kill Us, Says Microsoft Research Chief

Microsoft Research's chief has said he thinks artificial intelligence systems could achieve consciousness, but has played down the threat to human life.

3 Questions: Dara Entekhabi on NASA's Soil-Moisture Mission
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3 Questions: Dara Entekhabi on NASA's Soil-Moisture Mission

Dara Entekhabi, an MIT professor of civil and environmental engineering and of earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences, is the science team leader of NASA's ...

Andreessen Horowitz Reveals the 16 Trends It's Closely Watching
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Andreessen Horowitz Reveals the 16 Trends It's Closely Watching

It's hard to predict what startups Andreessen Horowitz wants to get behind.

A Graphene Discoverer Speculates on the Future of Computing
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A Graphene Discoverer Speculates on the Future of Computing

In 2010 two physicists at Manchester University in the U.K. shared a Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on a new wonder material: graphene, a flat sheet of carbon...

Hands-On With Microsoft's Unbelievable New Holographic Goggles
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Hands-On With Microsoft's Unbelievable New Holographic Goggles

It's the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up.

The Voice-Activated Video Game
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The Voice-Activated Video Game

When he was in grad school, the roboticist Daniel Wilson installed 150 binary sensors in his house.

9 of the World's Leading Designers Talk About What Matters Now
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9 of the World's Leading Designers Talk About What Matters Now

Design is in flux.
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