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Design firm AKQA used artificial intelligence to create a new game that combines elements of rugby, croquet, soccer, and Ultimate Frisbee.
Harvard Medical School researchers have developed a robotic catheter that can autonomously navigate inside a beating heart.
The Orleans Parish Communication District is using a low-code platform to automate certain tasks.
Manufacturers may blur the distinctions, but they're important.
A new video game simulation uses a three-dimensional model of Salt Lake City and data about planned drone paths to determine potential problems.
Over the past year, Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps.
A new software program uses a matching algorithm to allocate refugees with no ties to the U.S. to their new homes.
A researcher has developed a computational model that provides a more accurate representation of traffic in cities for more efficient and cost-effective urban planning.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to expand its Biometric Exit program to cover 97% of outbound air passengers within four years.
Activists and business leaders are focusing on technological solutions that could prevent or limit the devastation of mass shootings, as political solutions have been nonexistent.
We should challenge the cult of Singularity. Artificial Intelligence won't take over the world.
Malware is being used to infiltrate corporate networks and hijack computers into running mining code to produce cryptocurrency.
Retailers are testing in-store cameras designed to guess shoppers' ages and genders, to inform real-time advertisements on store video screens.
Vandals hacked the audio files of scooters in Australia, to make them generate profanities and racist speech.
Researchers have developed a technique of using simple two-dimensional images to render wearers invisible to surveillance cameras.
ACM has recognized four scientists with 2018 citing their longstanding contributions to advance computing's societal role.
The Panasonic Foundation and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation are working together to launch four Code as a Second Language academies around the country.
Researchers at Drexel University and Trinity College in Ireland have developed ink for an inkjet printer from a highly conductive two-dimensional material.
Researchers have trained an artificial intelligence to detect inequalities in four U.K. cities using a combination of government statistics and images from Google Street View.
A new robotic system can detect if an object is paper, metal, or plastic.
A self-driving laboratory is a kind of robot scientist that uses sensors to become aware of its environment and artificial intelligence to autonomously make decisions.
Respected AI pioneer and visionary Nils John Nilsson has passed away at age 86.
The U.K. startup Scape provides a visual positioning service that uses global positioning systems and multiple camera images to localize users.
The U.K. government will offer free courses to thousands of adults to improve their digital skills.
Researchers have created a computer model that explains anomalies in the Earth's magnetic field.
Francine Berman of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Doctors are using a hand-held ultrasound scanner to provide medical imaging to residents of remote African villages.
The University of Alberta has launched a multimedia art exhibit called "Dyscorpia: Future Intersections of the Body and Technology."
New artificial intelligence-driven coaching apps and platforms aim to provide basic training in traditional supervisory skills such as delivering feedback and delegating work.
Understand.ai is a startup launched in Germany to improve and accelerate the labeling of image elements for autonomous driving algorithms.