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The defense department's research wing is pouring $1.5 billion into projects that could radically alter how electronics are madeThe U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is launching a huge expansion [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
IEEE – News
Getting photons to interact is a key step toward using them as qubitsThe foundational element of quantum computers is the qubit. Qubits can be any kind of particle that has [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
IEEE – News
Researchers have developed a prototype of a robot that can express 'emotions' through changes in its outer surface. The robot's skin covers a grid of texture units whose shapes change [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Science Daily – Artificial Intelligence
The government's controversial Universal Credit program to roll six benefits payments into one received an amber ratingThe UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority's annual report (pdf) assessing the state of 133 [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
IEEE – News
Word frequency patterns show that humans process common and uncommon words in different ways, with important consequences for natural-language processing. [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Computer Weekly – IT
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Computer Weekly – IT
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Computer Weekly – IT
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Computer Weekly – IT
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Sat, Jul 14, 2018
Kurzweil AI
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videosVideo Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming [...]
Sat, Jul 14, 2018
IEEE – News
Nanomaterials that mimic nerve impulses (credit: Osaka University) Nanomaterials that can mimic nerve impulses (“spikes”) in the brain have been developed by researchers at Kyushu Institute of Technology and Osaka University [...]
Fri, Jul 13, 2018
Kurzweil AI
Carriers argue that 5G will enable intelligent vehicles and the Internet of Things, but not everyone is convincedIn the world of emerging technologies, you often see industry and academic experts [...]
Fri, Jul 13, 2018
IEEE – News
Researchers have developed a new technique to quickly teach robots novel traversal behaviors with minimal human oversight. [...]
Fri, Jul 13, 2018
Science Daily – Artificial Intelligence
Understanding how a robot will react under different conditions is essential to guaranteeing its safe operation. But how do you know what will break a robot without actually damaging it? [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Science Daily – Artificial Intelligence
The goal of a technology known as mind upload is to make it possible to create functional copies of the human brain on computers. The development of this technology, which [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Science Daily – Artificial Intelligence
AI algorithms can learn to navigate in the real world using language—and that might help make chatbots and voice assistants smarter. [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
An example graph of polypharmacy side effects derived from genomic and patient population data, protein–protein interactions, drug–protein targets, and drug–drug interactions encoded by 964 different polypharmacy side effects. The graph [...]
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
Kurzweil AI
Researchers have demonstrated a novel synaptic architecture that could lead to a new class of information processing systems inspired by the brain. [...]
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
Science Daily – Artificial Intelligence
In-car signals based on vehicle-to-vehicle communication could reduce commuting time by 20 percent, say researchers. [...]
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
The two countries are vying to build an exascale computer that could lead to significant advances in many scientific fields. [...]
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
Authors: Yamakou ME, Jost J Abstract We analyze the effect of weak-noise-induced transitions on the dynamics of the FitzHugh-Nagumo neuron model in a bistable [...]
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
Medworn – Cybernetics Biological
MIT's Cheetah 3 robot — an upgrade to the Cheetah 2, can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover its balance [...]
Fri, Jul 06, 2018
Kurzweil AI
To figure out how to block a bacteria's attempt to create multi-resistance to antibiotics, a researcher grabs a simulated ligand (binding molecule) — a type of penicillin called benzylpenicillin (red) [...]
Fri, Jul 06, 2018
Kurzweil AI
Geographers could use the technique to determine how land is used. [...]
Thu, Jul 05, 2018
Authors: Monga B, Moehlis J Abstract We develop a novel optimal control algorithm to change the phase of an oscillator using a minimum energy [...]
Thu, Jun 28, 2018
Medworn – Cybernetics Biological
Authors: Miller P, Cannon J Abstract Spikes in the membrane potential of neurons comprise the currency of information processing in the brain. The ability [...]
Wed, Jun 27, 2018
Medworn – Cybernetics Biological
Authors: Layton AT Abstract Diabetes induces glomerular hyperfiltration, affects kidney function, and may lead to chronic kidney diseases. A novel therapeutic treatment for diabetic [...]
Wed, Jun 27, 2018
Medworn – Cybernetics Biological
Authors: Sağlam M, Hayashida Y Abstract Vision is dependent on extracting intricate features of the visual information from the outside world, and complex visual [...]
Tue, Jun 26, 2018
Medworn – Cybernetics Biological
Self-driving trucks are an experiment, and we're the guinea pigs. [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Cash is passé. But digital money makes you easier to track. [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Getting computers to beat humans at games is impressive. But now the real work begins. [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Who needs a Tesla when you can build your own automated copilot using free hardware designs and software available online? [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
A humanoid bot called Darwin shows how aspects of nursing and child care might be mechanized. [...]
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
BoingBoing – July 31st, 2015 The subject of this paper grew up with a normal cognitive and social life, and didn't discover his hydrocephalus — which had all [...]
Sat, Aug 01, 2015
The Guardian – July 27th, 2015 The letter, presented at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, was signed by Tesla's Elon Musk, [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015
eye implant 2
Outer Places – July 21st, 2015 Are we on our way to bionic replacement organs? British scientists have just successfully implanted a bionic eye for the first time, [...]
Tue, Jul 21, 2015
Cyborg brain
Outer Places – July 21st, 2015 Did we just get one step closer to the singularity? Chinese researchers claim they've developed an AI that scored higher than the [...]
Tue, Jul 21, 2015
optigenetics
Outer Places – July 21st, 2015 optigenetics Is immortality within our reach? Maybe not yet, but we are definitely trying. While the new film “Self/Less” features an interesting science fiction take [...]
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

 

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