Collaborative learning for robots
Machine learning, in which computers learn new skills by looking for patterns in training data, is the basis of most recent advances in artificial intelligence, from voice-recognition systems to self-parking ...
New computer program aims to teach itself everything about anything
(Phys.org) —In today's digitally driven world, access to information appears limitless. But when you have something specific in mind that you don't know, like the name of that niche kitchen tool you saw ...
Study shows short peptides can self-assemble into catalysts
University team has AR See-Through System for safe driving (w/ Video)
Smart home security device gets even smarter over time
Google reportedly working on encrypting user files on Google Drive
UK launches Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence Research Network
(Phys.org) —A network has been launched to promote academic research in the UK relating to the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence (SETI). The UK SETI Research Network (UKSRN) brings together academics ...
New laser shows what substances are made of, could be new eyes for military (w/ video)
A new laser that can show what objects are made of could help military aircraft identify hidden dangers such as weapons arsenals far below.
German team creates robot ape (w/ Video)
Japanese androids take us closer to 'Blade Runner' future
A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.
Researchers measure accuracy of forecasts in strategic intelligence
Chimpanzee intelligence determined by genes
A chimpanzee's intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.
Forecasting future may one day become as practical as predicting weather, thanks to Big Data advances
(Phys.org) —It was standing room only in a crowd of computer engineers, artificial intelligence experts, philosophers, and virtual reality gurus—all gathered around to hear how forecasting the future ...
Pepper the emotional robot may just make you angry
Softbank, a Japanese telecommunications giant, is selling what it is calling "the world's first personal robot that reads emotions". Pepper is designed to be a highly interactive household companion and was developed by Aldebaran, the company behind the succes ...