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Reaching Across the Aisle to Find the Algorithms of Vision
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Reaching Across the Aisle to Find the Algorithms of Vision

Two styles of understanding visual processing—discriminative and generative approaches—have guided researchers on separate paths for decades, but now are being...

'Pop-Up' Electronic Sensors Could Detect When Heart Cells Misbehave
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'Pop-Up' Electronic Sensors Could Detect When Heart Cells Misbehave

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a tool that monitors the electrical activity inside heart cells using tiny "pop-up" sensors that...

Converting Laws to Programs
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Converting Laws to Programs

In highly regulated industries, it is critical that laws are translated precisely into code that reflects their intent.

Monetizing Your Personal Data
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Monetizing Your Personal Data

What is your private data worth, to you and to the companies willing to pay you for it?

Trouble at the Source
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Trouble at the Source

Errors and biases in artificial intelligence systems often reflect the data used to train them.

The Road Ahead for Augmented Reality
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The Road Ahead for Augmented Reality

A heads-up look at augmented reality head-up displays.
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