Facebook seeks to get smarter with big data
Facebook is working to become your new best friend, getting to know you better by infusing the billion-member social network's software with artificial intelligence.
To create a super-intelligent machine, start with an equation
Intelligence is a very difficult concept and, until recently, no one has succeeded in giving it a satisfactory formal definition.
New research aims to teach computers common sense
Researchers are trying to plant a digital seed for artificial intelligence by letting a massive computer system browse millions of pictures and decide for itself what they all mean.
Researchers use inkblots to improve security of online passwords
Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists have developed a new password system that incorporates inkblots to provide an extra measure of protection when, as so often occurs, lists of passwords get stolen ...
Bringing 'common sense' to text analytics
Bringing "common sense" to artificial intelligence is one of the biggest challenges in computer science: It entails equipping computers with the shared knowledge that humans use to infer meaning, make connections ...
Mitsuku chatbot has good answers for the Loebner Prize
Japan's new rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch
Japan's new solid-fuel rocket successfully blasted off Saturday carrying a telescope for remote observation of planets in a launch coordinated from a laptop computer-based command centre.
Time to train for world's first fleet of marine drones
An odd underwater ballet has been unfolding in the Mediterranean port of Toulon these past few days.
Computer smart as a 4-year-old
Artificial and natural knowledge researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have IQ-tested one of the best available artificial intelligence systems to see how intelligent it really is.
Drone 'space ship' app to help robots on future missions
European Space Agency scientists have developed a smartphone app that turns a toy drone into a virtual spacecraft on a mission to dock with the International Space Station, and uses crowd-sourced data from ...
Swarming robots could be the servants of the future (w/ video)
Swarms of robots acting together to carry out jobs could provide new opportunities for humans to harness the power of machines.
A folding ceramic
(Phys.org) —A sophisticated nanostructure renders a wafer-thin paper made of electrically conductive vanadium pentoxide fibres both tough and pliable.