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This Image Is Why Self-Driving Cars Come Loaded with Many Types of Sensors
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This Image Is Why Self-Driving Cars Come Loaded with Many Types of Sensors

Autonomous cars often proudly claim to be fitted with a long list of sensors—cameras, ultrasound, radar, lidar, you name it. But if you've ever wondered why so...

Metrology Is Key to Reproducing Results
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Metrology Is Key to Reproducing Results

Imagine you are a policymaker who needs to know how much carbon is stored in the South American forest.

The Rise of AI Is Forcing Google and Microsoft to Become Chipmakers
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The Rise of AI Is Forcing Google and Microsoft to Become Chipmakers

By now our future is clear: We are to be cared for, entertained, and monetized by artificial intelligence.

'Nano Egg-Box' Stores Magnetic Quantum Objects
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'Nano Egg-Box' Stores Magnetic Quantum Objects

A team of physicists has produced a "quantum egg-box," and array of hundreds of thousands of traps for fluxons in a superconductor. 

Magnetic Semi-Metal Could Lead to More Efficient Electronics
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Magnetic Semi-Metal Could Lead to More Efficient Electronics

A recent discovery by a team of researchers could one day lead to more energy-efficient computers, televisions, cell phones, and other electronics.

Level Up: How Video Games Evolved to Solve Significant Scientific Problems
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Level Up: How Video Games Evolved to Solve Significant Scientific Problems

In the early 1950s, just as rock 'n' roll was hinting at social change, the first video games were quietly being designed in the form of technology demonstrations—and...

Why Am I Getting So Many Robocalls?
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Why Am I Getting So Many Robocalls?

People with landline home phones have long suffered unwanted marketing calls. Now these spam calls have made their way to our mobile phones in a big way.

NSW Government Launches $26 Million Quantum Computing Fund
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NSW Government Launches $26 Million Quantum Computing Fund

The New South Wales government is weighing into the global battle to build a quantum computer with a $26 million fund for quantum computing initiatives.

Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover
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Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover

In 2015, Monocle magazine, a favorite read of the global hipsterati, published an enthusiastic report on Lawrenceville, the former blue-collar neighborhood here...

Two Become One as Trinity Supercomputer Partitions Merge
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Two Become One as Trinity Supercomputer Partitions Merge

The Trinity supercomputer's two partitions sited at Los Alamos National Laboratory were merged for production computing in the laboratory's classified network. ...

Watson Won Jeopardy, But Is It Smart Enough to Spin Big Blue's AI Into Green?
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Watson Won Jeopardy, But Is It Smart Enough to Spin Big Blue's AI Into Green?

In retrospect, there was much more at stake than a mere $1 million when IBM's Watson computer faced off against two Jeopardy! champions back in 2011.

Machines Poised to Take Over 30% of Work at Banks, McKinsey Says
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Machines Poised to Take Over 30% of Work at Banks, McKinsey Says

New technologies are poised to sweep through investment banks, relieving many rank-and-file employees of roughly a third of their current workload, according to...

China's Got a Huge Artificial Intelligence Plan
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China's Got a Huge Artificial Intelligence Plan

China aims to make the artificial intelligence industry a "new, important" driver of economic expansion by 2020, according to a development plan issued by the State...

Technology is Transforming What Happens When a Child Goes to School
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Technology is Transforming What Happens When a Child Goes to School

AI is letting machines learn about the pupils using them by studying the data produced in the process. And research drawing on psychology, cognitive science, and...

Bringing a 'Trust but Verify' Model to Journal Peer Review
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Bringing a 'Trust but Verify' Model to Journal Peer Review

In a commentary published in the journal Science, Carole Lee and David Moher identify incentives that could encourage scientific journals to "open the black box...

The Iron Yard Academy Closure Surprises Tech Execs
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The Iron Yard Academy Closure Surprises Tech Execs

The Iron Yard Academy, a coding school aiming to provide a fast track for employment in Research Triangle Park's growing tech sector, is closing up shop. 

Bringing Neural Networks to Cellphones
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Bringing Neural Networks to Cellphones

Researchers at MIT have developed a battery of techniques for modeling neural networks' power consumption which could make the systems available for mobile devices...

Russian Weapons Maker To Build AI-Directed Guns
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Russian Weapons Maker To Build AI-Directed Guns

The maker of the famous AK-47 rifle is building "a range of products based on neural networks," including a "fully automated combat module" that can identify and...

AI Hype Creates Confusion and Obscures Benefits, Gartner Says
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AI Hype Creates Confusion and Obscures Benefits, Gartner Says

Market hype and growing interest in artificial intelligence are pushing established software vendors to introduce AI into their product strategy, creating considerable...

Robot Physical Therapist Helps People Walk Again After a Stroke
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Robot Physical Therapist Helps People Walk Again After a Stroke

A robotic harness controlled by a neural network is helping people regain their mobility after certain neurological injuries.
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