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The Autism Glass project is a collaborative effort to develop a new Google Glass and facial recognition software to help train autistic children in basic social skills.
Researchers say they have developed a non-invasive brain-computer interface that offers the fastest information transfer rate ever achieved.
Two robots operating in different academic research labs have demonstrated a rudimentary ability to exchange knowledge.
The new RF Capture technology can pick up wireless reflections off the human body to visualize the silhouette of a person concealed behind a wall.
The perfection of device-independent quantum cryptography will enable devices that guarantee the messages sent on them remain confidential.
IBM's recently announced TrueNorth chip follows the principles of brain-inspired neuromorphic computing.
Organizations must balance their concerns with the protection of employee privacy.
John Henry Holland, a pioneer in the study of complex adaptive systems and of what became known as genetic algorithms, died in August at the age of 86.
People can listen to a single voice amid the hubbub of a cocktail party; algorithms can help computers do it, too.
Natural Language Generation software begins delivering on the promise of automated prose.