The crashed Lion Air 737 MAX and the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX aircraft had more in common than aircraft design and the apparently malfunctioning flight system...Ars Technica From ACM News | March 22, 2019
A prosecutor in Arizona has decided not to press charges against Uber in the March 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg. One of Uber's self-driving cars crashed into Herzberg...Ars Technica From ACM News | March 6, 2019
Usually, I reflexively delete press releases. This one was no different, but as the message vanished, the subject line registered—"IonQ… quantum computing."
Ars Technica From ACM News | February 27, 2019
OpenAI, a non-profit research company investigating "the path to safe artificial intelligence," has developed a machine learning system called Generative Pre-trained...Ars Technica From ACM News | February 20, 2019
In Iron Man 2, there is a moment when Tony Stark is watching a decades-old film of his deceased father, who tells him "I'm limited by the technology of my time,...Ars Technica From ACM News | February 8, 2019
Truly revolutionary political transformations are naturally of great interest to historians, and the French Revolution at the end of the 18th century is widely...Ars Technica From ACM News | January 9, 2019
NASA can't yet put a scientist on Mars. But in its next rover mission to the Red Planet, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is hoping to use artificial intelligence...Ars Technica From ACM News | December 7, 2018
Ask anyone what they think of when the words "artificial intelligence" and aviation are combined, and it's likely the first things they'll mention are drones.
Ars Technica From ACM News | December 5, 2018
I'm a simple person. To me, a computer consists of three parts: data that goes in and out, operations that modify the data, and storage that holds the data.
Ars Technica From ACM News | November 9, 2018
More than 24 hours after they were released by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft to fly down to the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, the Japanese Space Agency has finally...Ars Technica From ACM News | September 24, 2018
The US Air Force has revealed that an MQ-9 Reaper uncrewed aircraft successfully shot down a smaller drone with a heat-seeking air-to-air missile in a test last...Ars Technica From ACM News | September 21, 2018
Flying insects like bees, dragonflies, and fruit flies can perform impressive aerodynamic feats, particularly when seeking to evade predators or the swatting motion...Ars Technica From ACM News | September 14, 2018
There comes a moment in every physicist's life when they think the unthinkable: I wish I were an engineer. I suspect this thought crossed the minds of the 14-odd...Ars Technica From ACM News | September 5, 2018
The research conducted at the country's National Laboratories is usually highly classified and specifically aimed at solving national security problems. But sometimes...Ars Technica From ACM News | August 21, 2018
Neural networks have a reputation for being computationally expensive. But only the training portion of things really stresses most computer hardware, since it...Ars Technica From ACM News | July 31, 2018