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Japan plans to issue digital vaccine passports to citizens who have been immunized against the coronavirus, in order to facilitate international travel.
A Norwegian energy research firm predicted robotics and automation could replace hundreds of thousands of oil and gas workers worldwide by 2030.
The Toronto Paper Matching System calculates the affinity between submitted papers and reviewers' expertise by comparing the text in submissions and reviewers' papers.
Years before Covid, Zvi Galil launched Georgia Tech's successful online master's in computer science. Is Zoom U. the future?
Long-term care communities increasingly are using virtual reality devices and systems to improve residents' wellness and quality of life amid pandemic-related restrictions.
South Australian researchers at Flinders University are analyzing the evolution of rock art via machine learning.
A new smart bandage could reduce the number of in-person doctor's visits required for patients with open wounds.
An early warning system for self-driving vehicles leverages artificial intelligence to learn from real traffic situations.
A new system uses a person's smartphone or computer camera to read pulse and respiration from video of their face.
Clearing hurdles to fast Internet for all.
An engineer channels Galileo to describe a new approach to computing: p-bits.
A new method uses machine learning to help clinicians determine whether gait issues in adults over 50 with multiple sclerosis are associated with disease progression or aging.
Online children's book platform Epic uses an anonymous trove of data collected from readers to customize reading recommendations and guide new title creation.
Duke University engineers modeled a soft robot after a dragonfly; the robot can skim across water and react to environmental conditions, without electronics.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new algorithm that enables artificial intelligence models to account for uncertain data.
Microsoft has been working to develop the Integrated Visual Augmentation System for years.
Experts hope machine learning can help warn local residents of impending eruptions.
A new crop of Internet browsers from Brave, DuckDuckGo, and others offer stronger privacy protections than what you might be used to.
Machine intelligence significantly reduces the time needed for an MRI scan, which can help reduce patient anxiety.
Natural language processing delves more deeply into its knowledge gap.
Sophisticated, dangerous ransomware is the new normal … and there is no simple fix.