Computer writes its own fables
Researchers have created a computer program with the artificial intelligence to write its own fables.
Why your next job interview might be conducted by a computer
Milena Head envisions a not-so-distant future in which hiring managers won't need to perform job interviews.
Logic in computer science
All men are mortal. Socrates is a man. Therefore, Socrates is mortal. Logical arguments like this one have been studied since antiquity. In the last few decades, however, logic research has changed considerably: ...
Who are the aggressive stars of CCTV?
A computer program can analyze CCTV images and spot aggressive human behaviour nine times out of ten, according to research published in the International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics. The research is an important ...
Researcher develops method for monitoring whether private information is sufficiently protected
Tri Minh Ngo, researcher at the University of Twente, has developed a new method for monitoring whether private information is sufficiently protected in computer programs. His technology can be used to check ...
Computer generated math proof is too large for humans to check
Russian man who created SpyEye pleads guilty (Update)
A Russian man pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge Tuesday after federal authorities say he created a computer program that has been used to drain bank accounts.
NY school all-in on trend of all-digital textbooks
Around the country, schools are increasingly dumping heavy, expensive printed textbooks and putting the material online.
Researchers develop new expert-finding technique for online forums
Online discussion forums have become a popular means for seeking and sharing knowledge, but they vary in their effectiveness in identifying specific expertise for problem solving.
Engineers design spacesuit tools, biomedical sensors to keep astronauts healthy
Kansas State University researchers are improving astronauts' outerwear for outer space.
Airline industry swooping in to prevent cyberattacks
Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim.
How to program unreliable chips
As transistors get smaller, they also become less reliable. So far, computer-chip designers have been able to work around that problem, but in the future, it could mean that computers stop improving at the ...
Breathing underwater: Evidence of microscopic life in oceanic crust
Although long thought to be devoid of life, the bottom of the deep ocean is now known to harbor entire ecosystems teeming with microbes. Scientists have recently documented that oxygen is disappearing from ...
Beautiful brushstrokes drawn from data
(Phys.org) —A good painter uses simple strokes of a brush to bring texture, contrast and depth to a blank canvas. In comparison, computer programs can have difficulty reproducing the complex and varied ...