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The computer in the spotter car shouted "Hide!," and repo agent Derek Lewis knew that meant to keep driving like nothing had happened.
Brassard, a cryptologist, is the co-winner of the 2018 Wolf Prize in Physics, which he is sharing with Charles Bennett of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
NASA is in various stages of planning two multi-billion dollar missions to Jupiter's intriguing, ice-covered moon of Europa.
Researchers have developed a material that could extend battery life and reduce the heat generation of battery-powered electronic devices.
A new wireless radio mixer integrated circuit can operate at temperatures up to 500 degrees Celsius.
Carnegie Mellon University this fall will launch the first undergraduate degree program in artificial intelligence in the U.S.
Researchers at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy have found it is possible to have a deep learning algorithm create compelling new game levels in Doom automatically.
ETH Zurich researchers in Switzerland have created technology that can detect human metabolic emissions, which could potentially aid search and rescue teams.
When The Economist called Stanford Ovshinsky "the Edison of our age," the name might have been unfamiliar to most people, but the comparison was apt.
In Bloomberg Businessweek's annual Sooner Than You Think issue, artificial intelligence is also driving cars, making money, exploring oceans … and freaking people out.
Over the past five years, artificial intelligence has gone from perennial vaporware to one of the technology industry's brightest hopes.
Beijing's unslakeable thirst for the latest technology has spurred a proliferation of "accelerators" in Silicon Valley that aim to identify promising startups and bring them to China.
Cornell University's Human-Robot Collaboration and Companionship Lab is developing a robot designed to explore textual communication.
Three Pennsylvania State University researchers will participate this week in the world finals of the 2018 L'Oreal Brandstorm contest in Paris.
Researchers used algorithms to identify patterns within communities of bacteria in the human gut that could not be detected with the naked eye.
Fear of job loss due to automation, combined with confusion over which skill sets one will be needed to be employable in the future, is affecting worker health and productivity.
Judea Pearl, a pioneering figure in artificial intelligence, argues that AI has been stuck in a decades-long rut. His prescription for progress? Teach machines to understand the question why.
One day last summer, Microsoft's director of artificial intelligence research, Eric Horvitz, activated the Autopilot function of his Tesla sedan.
The staging ground for one of the biggest regulatory fights facing the technology industry is far removed from Washington or Brussels, tucked into an alley next to a wine and cheese shop about 30 miles from Silicon Valley.
Researchers examining more than 20,000 tweets sent during Hurricane Sandy and the Boston Marathon bombing found up to 91% of users spread falsehoods.
A new algorithm monitors a person's unconscious eye movements as they read, to assess their proficiency in a foreign language.
An electric sensor has been integrated with a machine learning program to create a device that can differentiate between surface textures.
A team of researchers successfully hacked the popular Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions and OpenPGP email encryption standards.
Researchers have developed a personalized risk assessment tool designed to predict the survival rate and treatment outcomes of early-stage lung cancer patients.
A team of researchers says it has developed a robot that helps hospital patients slide on their gowns.
Computer scientists have now invented a way to hide secret messages in ordinary text by imperceptibly changing the shapes of letters.
Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received a 40-second ovation for it.
Scientists re-examining data from an old mission bring new insights to the tantalizing question of whether Jupiter's moon Europa has the ingredients to support life.
Systems of mathematical equations can forecast the most informative data to collect for an autonomous underwater vehicle mission and the best way to reach the sampling sites.