Images that fool computer vision raise security concerns
Computers are learning to recognize objects with near-human ability. But Cornell researchers have found that computers, like humans, can be fooled by optical illusions, which raises security concerns and ...
IBM peers into Numenta machine intelligence approach
'Robobarista' can figure out your new coffee machine
In the near future we may have household robots to handle cooking, cleaning and other menial tasks. They will be teachable: Show the robot how to operate your coffee machine, and it will take over from there.
Psychological explanation to how traditions are created
The threat of punishment combined with people's willingness to copy others – this is the basis for a new psychological model that can describe how traditions and norms are created and maintained according ...
New insight into how proteins find their DNA binding sites in the genome
Remo Rohs is looking for some deep connections. He is integrating genomics and structural biology to uncover some significant insights into how proteins recognize DNA.
Robot revolution will change world of work
Robots will fundamentally change the shape of the workforce in the next decade but many industries will still need a human touch, a QUT Future of Work Conference has heard.
Posture affects infants' capacity to identify objects, study finds
Generally taken for granted, our capacity to immediately recognise, name and associate thousands of objects with memories – under various viewing conditions – still remains a mystery. It is well-known ...