An unmanned aerial vehicle that uses wind power like a bird
Queensland University of Technology PhD student Wesam Al Sabban is a genius and has the medal to prove it!
Teaching machines to recognize shapes
As any parent knows, teaching a toddler to recognize objects involves trial-and-error. A child, for example, may not initially recognize a cow in a picture-book after seeing the live animal on a farm and being ...
Developing artificial intelligence systems that can interpret images
Like many kids, Antonio Torralba began playing around with computers when he was 13 years old. Unlike many of his friends, though, he was not playing video games, but writing his own artificial intelligence ...
Smule buys fellow music app creator Khush
(AP) -- Smule, maker of apps such as Glee Karaoke, is hoping to make beautiful music with fellow app creator Khush through an acquisition announced Thursday.
New software tool provides unprecedented searches of sound, from musical riffs to gunshots
Audio engineers have developed a novel artificial intelligence system for understanding and indexing sound, a unique tool for both finding and matching previously un-labeled audio files.
City lights could reveal E.T. civilization
In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, astronomers have hunted for radio signals and ultra-short laser pulses. In a new paper, Avi Loeb (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) and Edwin Turner ...
Artificial Intelligence pioneer John McCarthy dies
John McCarthy, a pioneer of artificial intelligence, has died at the age of 84, the Stanford School of Engineering announced.
IROS gets earful on Google's self-driving cars (w/ video)
New mathematical model to enable web searches for meaning
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new theory of meaning has the potential to revolutionise many artificial intelligence technologies and enable web searches that interpret the meaning of queries, according to its developer, a computer scientist ...
NRL researchers produce award-winning AI video
Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) scientists recently won the "Best Educational Video" award at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence's (AAAI) annual conference held in San Francisco.
Keeping tabs on Skynet
(PhysOrg.com) -- In line with the predictions of science fiction, computers are getting smarter. Now, scientists are on the way to devising a test to ascertain how close Artificial Intelligence (AI) is coming ...
Engineers find leaky pipes with Artificial Intelligence
University of Exeter engineers have pioneered new methods for detecting leaky pipes and identifying flood risks with technologies normally used for computer game graphics and Artificial Intelligence.
Chatty robots go viral on YouTube
(PhysOrg.com) -- An online chat between two robots set up by Cornell students is entertaining the nation.
'Endless Forms' uses the Web to breed 3-D printable objects
Just like generations of plants and animals evolve in nature, Cornell engineers are allowing anyone online to guide the evolution of printable, three-dimensional objects, aiming to revolutionize the design ...