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A new artificial intelligence system can detect unidentified or underidentified structural damage in major infrastructure such as nuclear reactors, skyscrapers, bridges, and dams.
The Yaba neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, is a growing technology hub hosting more than 60 startups, digital laboratories, and the Yaba College of Technology.
Luminous Computing has developed an optical microchip that runs AI models much faster than other semiconductors while using less power.
Advances in chatbots are changing the way we interact with computing devices.
A new collaborative robot system can treat back, neck, and head pain caused by soft tissue injury, automatically.
The training of a single artificial intelligence program can require as much as 284 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, or about five times the lifetime emissions of an average car.
Microsoft is encouraging security researchers to try hacking its flagship Azure cloud-computing service, so the company can find and correct vulnerabilities.
Researchers have developed a technique to automatically analyze portrait artwork, factoring in fine-grained detail, accuracy, and individual artistic style.
A computer virus has crippled Philadelphia's online court system for more than three weeks, raising issues about how cities can respond when essential services are cut off.
Tiobe analysts believe Python probably will become the most popular programming language in the world within three or four years.
The automaker has expanded the range of Super Cruise to include trickier divided highways in the U.S. and Canada.
Every year, the IT skills shortage worsens, warns Harvey Nash CEO Albert Ellis, with the fields of big data, security and AI most acutely affected.
Evidence is growing that image recognition technology may be more susceptible to deception than previously assumed.
Students have developed an Android app built specifically for teachers in developing countries that may have limited or no Internet access.
Deloitte and other sources say China is home to about half the approximately 1,000 smart cities currently under development worldwide.
Programmers with disabilities continue to face serious accessibility issues.
Researchers have identified a malware technique designed to evade detection via individualized keystroke characteristics.
Researchers have developed physics-based dynamic rupture models that can simulate complex earthquake ruptures using supercomputers.
As some people invest in the latest advancements to help them cope with diabetes, others are hacking into insulin pumps to give them the ability to adjust themselves.
A simulation of Zurich, Switzerland, demonstrated that driverless taxis would not replace personal transportation in cities, as long as private autonomous vehicles also are available.
With quantum computing advancements threatening to expose all encrypted data, technology companies and security agencies are pursuing projects to preserve information safety.
A study has determined that academic papers with hyphens in their titles are counted less frequently in citation-tallying datasets.
Miller was a Fellow of ACM, the IEEE, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board.
An international team of researchers used a supercomputer and custom-written code to generate the "most detailed" black hole simulation yet.
Ethical responsibility is especially critical to artificial intelligence developers, said Catherine Flick of the ACM Committee on Professional Ethics.
A wide range of South Korean businesses is increasingly incorporating robots and other automation technologies.
Microsoft has deleted its MS Celeb dataset from the Internet.
Amazon has unveiled a drone that combines aspects of helicopters and airplanes, capable of vertical takeoffs and horizontal flight.
Some big-names in AI and robotics are teaming up to develop a robot operating system that will aim to address the shortcomings of today's smartest machines.
Sharing facts like your birthday or your parents' names can open you up to identity theft.