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New "classification models" sense how well humans trust intelligent machines they collaborate with, a step toward improving the quality of interactions and...

Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ancestor

By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, investigators from the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico...

Can artificial intelligence tell a teapot from a golf ball?

How smart is the form of artificial intelligence known as deep learning computer networks, and how closely do these machines mimic the...

The first tendril-like soft robot able to climb

Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia obtained the first soft robot mimicking plant tendrils: it is able to curl and climb, using...

Any Ban on Killer Robots Faces a Tough Sell

Fears of a Terminator-style arms race have already prompted leading AI researchers and Silicon Valley leaders to call for a ban on killer robots....

CES 2019: A Tech Solution for a Standoff

To say I'm typically not a fan of CES would be an understatement, but this year was very different. A combination of...

The Evolution of Software Security Best Practices

Independent software vendors, along with Internet of Things and cloud vendors, are involved in a market transformation that is making them look...

Using Electricity And Water, A New Kind Of Motor Can Slide Microrobots Into Motion

Look around and you’ll likely see something that runs on an electric motor. Powerful and efficient, they keep much of our world...

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