Researchers hypothesize that robots that understand ethical issues would be able to observe interactions between patients and caregivers, and intervene when needed...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | August 3, 2017
Last month, IEEE Spectrum ran a special report focusing on the question "Can We Copy the Brain?" The report offered a thorough examination of all the ongoing efforts...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | July 28, 2017
DeepMind has created a YouTube dataset of 300,000 video clips and 400 human action classes to train its deep-learning algorithms to better identify human activities...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2017
The argument that consciousness is computable--and instillable within machines--cannot be verified or refuted until a measurable theory of consciousness becomes...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | June 2, 2017
Researchers have developed a robotic ray that is propelled by soft, flapping wings made of dielectric elastomers, which bend when electricity is applied to them...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | April 17, 2017
I stand firm in the opinion that it's my basic, human right to binge-watch six hours of trashy detective shows on a Friday night with a silent phone in my lap and...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | April 14, 2017
Researchers at Lehigh University have developed new browser fingerprinting software that identifies users across Web browsers more accurately than the most sophisticated...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2017
Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill have detected brain growth changes linked to autism in children as young as six months old.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 16, 2017
The University of Central Florida has been developing artificial intelligence solutions to relieve crowd scientists from the task of manually counting heads.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | January 26, 2017
University of Texas at Austin researchers are developing graphene-based health sensors that stick to a person's skin like a temporary tattoo and take measurements...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2017