Artificial intelligence helps sort used batteries
Research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden has resulted in a new type of machine that sorts used batteries by means of artificial intelligence (AI). One ...
PhD student creates AI machine that can write video games
'Far Cry 3' videogame turns vacation to nightmare
Ubisoft on Tuesday released a new installment of hit videogame "Far Cry" that turns a carefree island vacation young hipsters into tourist nightmare on a lawless land.
Improving 3-D image capture in real time
A team of researchers of the Public University of Navarre has developed a technique that enables the processing in real time of 3-D images to be improved. The work, which has applications for 3-D video, aeronautics, ...
Using computational biology for the annotation of proteins
Research carried out at Universidad Carlos III of Madrid in collaboration with the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas employed computational techniques to improve the characterization of proteins. ...
Scientists analyze millions of news articles
Researchers in the UK have used artificial intelligence algorithms to analyze 2.5 million articles from 498 different English-language online news outlets over ten months.
Cambridge to study technology's risk to humans
Could computers become cleverer than humans and take over the world? Or is that just the stuff of science fiction? Philosophers and scientists at Britain's Cambridge University think the question deserves serious study. A ...
Review: New 'Hitman' game a well-executed thriller
We always knew Agent 47 had ice in his veins. Apparently, the guy's got a heart, too.
Does science need 'open evaluation' in addition to 'open access?'
In an editorial accompanying an ebook titled "Beyond open access: visions for open evaluation of scientific papers by post-publication peer review," Nikolaus Kriegeskorte argues that scientists, not publishers, are in the ...
Researchers examines the true state of artificial intelligence
Artificial Intelligence has come a long way since the invention of the programmable digital computer in the 1940s, but its ability to ever simulate human intelligence remains debatable.
Experts raise concerns over superhuman workplace
Performance-boosting drugs, powered prostheses and wearable computers are coming to an office near you—but experts warned in a new report Wednesday that too little thought has been given to the implications of a superhuman ...
How computational scientists are rethinking US elections, and making e-commerce smarter
Though voters may have tired of the U.S. election season well before November 6, there's some solace to be found in the fact that the voting itself typically lasts only a day.
Wireless networks and security expert develops app to improve driving
You are driving along the interstate when your foot depresses the gas pedal. Almost immediately, a disembodied female voice from the smart phone on the center console beside you warns: "Sudden accelerate. ...