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This tech was science fiction 20 years ago. Now it’s reality

This tech was science fiction 20 years ago. Now it’s reality

Twenty years is an eternity when you're talking about the pace of technological progress. All of these things were considered far-fetched 20 years ago
man speaking into phone

Emotion-sensing A.I. is here, and it could be in your next job interview

Emotion-sensing A.I. is here, and it could be in your next job interview

With the help of A.I. voice analysis, it's now possible to discern the emotions that a person feels while they speak. The implications of that are huge.
New York World's Fair — Unisphere & Flag Display

World’s Fair 2.0: The mission to resurrect the greatest tech expo of all time

World’s Fair 2.0: The mission to resurrect the greatest tech expo of all time

The World's Fair was a technology expo that sparked the world's imagination in a way that no other has. It's time to resurrect it
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Evolving, self-replicating robots are here — but don’t worry about an uprising

Evolving, self-replicating robots are here — but don’t worry about an uprising

Self-replicating robots are a staple of apocalyptic science fiction movies, but now the idea has made the jump from fiction to reality.
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Language supermodel: How GPT-3 is quietly ushering in the A.I. revolution

Language supermodel: How GPT-3 is quietly ushering in the A.I. revolution

GPT-3 is best known as a text-generating system, but now that it's out in the wild, it's being used for far more than just written words.
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Like a wearable guide dog, this backback helps Blind people navigate

Like a wearable guide dog, this backback helps Blind people navigate

We have computers in our pockets and rovers on Mars, yet we still don't have a good alternative to guide dogs and walking sticks. Until now, that is
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How Nintendo could use A.I. to bring 4K gaming to the Switch Pro

How Nintendo could use A.I. to bring 4K gaming to the Switch Pro

To bring 4K support to the rumored Switch Pro, Nintendo could be making its console act more like a PC by leveraging machine learning and DLSS.
GM electric flying taxi

The future of transportation: Self-driving cars? Try self-driving everything

The future of transportation: Self-driving cars? Try self-driving everything

Self-driving cars are further away than you think, but autonomous planes and trains are more or less here … and will shape transportation in the near future.
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These apps use A.I. to automate your life and save you time

These apps use A.I. to automate your life and save you time

Looking for new apps? Get more done with these superb A.I. apps, all of which use artificial intelligence in creative ways to help make life a bit easier.
Image Recognition Turtle Recognized as a Rifle

Image-recognition A.I. has a big weakness. This could be the solution

Image-recognition A.I. has a big weakness. This could be the solution

Image-recognition A.I. can be duped fairly easily with adversarial images designed specifically to confuse them, but that might not be the case for much longer.
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Women with Byte: Vivienne Ming’s plan to solve ‘messy human problems’ with A.I.

Women with Byte: Vivienne Ming’s plan to solve ‘messy human problems’ with A.I.

As a theoretical neuroscientist and A.I. expert, Dr. Vivienne Ming is on a mission to solve what she calls messy human problems with the help of A.I.
surgeons wear Hololens 2 headsets in the OR

The future of surgery: AR, VR, and virtual learning will upend modern medicine

The future of surgery: AR, VR, and virtual learning will upend modern medicine

Hololens is like a smartphone for surgery, allowing doctors to collaborate, communicate, and plan procedures more efficiently. And it's only the beginning.
SARDO drone

Phone-seeking search-and-rescue drone is like Find My iPhone with wings

Phone-seeking search-and-rescue drone is like Find My iPhone with wings

With the help of some clever smartphone-sniffing technology, this innovative new search-and-rescue drone could help first responders save lives.
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Chess. Jeopardy. Go. Why do we use games as a benchmark for A.I.?

Chess. Jeopardy. Go. Why do we use games as a benchmark for A.I.?

For nearly as long as A.I. has existed, researchers have used games as a benchmark for intelligence. But why use games to test these systems?
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Facebook’s new image-recognition A.I. is trained on 1 billion Instagram photos

Facebook’s new image-recognition A.I. is trained on 1 billion Instagram photos

Facebook has developed a powerful new image-recognition A.I. that's trained on over a billion public Instagram images. It could be a game changer
project gucciberg

In the hilarious Project Gucciberg, a deepfaked Gucci Mane reads classic novels

In the hilarious Project Gucciberg, a deepfaked Gucci Mane reads classic novels

Thanks to the magic of artificial intelligence and deepfakes, you can now listen to rapper Gucci Mane reading a variety of classic novels out loud.
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Summon this amazing Twitter bot to colorize your black-and-white photos

Summon this amazing Twitter bot to colorize your black-and-white photos

Colorizing black-and-white photos used to require hours of skilled work from a trained human, but this A.I. powered Twitter bot can make it happen in seconds.
Podz Podcast App

The web is full of information trapped in unsearchable audio. Podz has a fix

The web is full of information trapped in unsearchable audio. Podz has a fix

Between podcasts, radio shows, and video, there are millions of hours of information locked away in audio on the web. This startup has a plan to free it.
Nashlie Sephus

An Amazon A.I. scientist wants to transform downtown Jackson, Mississippi

An Amazon A.I. scientist wants to transform downtown Jackson, Mississippi

An Amazon A.I. researcher plans to turn seven buildings and about 500,000 square feet of downtown Jackson, Mississippi, into a technology park and incubator.
Real time biometric info during sports match

The Future of Sports: How biometric data and A.I. will revolutionize athletics

The Future of Sports: How biometric data and A.I. will revolutionize athletics

Through biometrics and artificial intelligence, tech is reshaping sports and the athlete of tomorrow. The goal: Solving the puzzle of human performance.
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Why teaching robots to play hide-and-seek could be the key to next-gen A.I.

Why teaching robots to play hide-and-seek could be the key to next-gen A.I.

Artificial intelligence can do a lot of amazing things these days, but it's still not smart enough to play a simple game of hide and seek. Not yet, that is
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Scientists are using A.I. to create artificial human genetic code

Scientists are using A.I. to create artificial human genetic code

Researchers are training generative adversarial networks so that they can progressively and automatically learn how to create artificial genetic sequences,
Facebook Deepfake Challenge

Inside the rapidly escalating war between deepfakes and deepfake detectors

Inside the rapidly escalating war between deepfakes and deepfake detectors

Deepfakes are getting better, and as they become increasingly convincing, the pressure is on for deepfake detection technologies to keep up
Eternity

The BigSleep A.I. is like Google Image Search for pictures that don’t exist yet

The BigSleep A.I. is like Google Image Search for pictures that don’t exist yet

Feed the BigSleep A.I. any text-based prompt -- no matter how abstract or strange -- and it will generate an image to fit the description.
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The future of augmented reality is earbuds, not eyeglasses

The future of augmented reality is earbuds, not eyeglasses

Earbuds are transforming into a whole new computing platform that could one day replace the need for you to reach for your smartphone or computer.
song identifying ai

New A.I. can identify the song you’re listening to by reading your brain waves

New A.I. can identify the song you’re listening to by reading your brain waves

By analyzing your brain waves, it's possible to figure out what song you're listening to -- and a whole lot more. This project will blow your mind
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Clever new A.I. system promises to train your dog while you’re away from home

Clever new A.I. system promises to train your dog while you’re away from home

A prototype device is able to give out canine commands, check to see if they’re being obeyed, and then provide a treat as a reward when they are.
Widex Moment hearing aids.

New A.I. hearing aid learns your listening preferences and makes adjustments

New A.I. hearing aid learns your listening preferences and makes adjustments

One of the picks for this year’s CES 2021 Innovation Awards is a smart hearing aid that uses A.I. to improve the audio experience in a couple of crucial ways.
Lasso

Futuristic new appliance uses A.I. to sort and prep your recycling

Futuristic new appliance uses A.I. to sort and prep your recycling

Hate sorting the recycling? This machine will do the time-saving (and planet-saving) job on your behalf.
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Mercedes-Benz’s new ‘Hyperscreen’ dashboard is a dazzling 56-inch OLED panel

Mercedes-Benz’s new ‘Hyperscreen’ dashboard is a dazzling 56-inch OLED panel

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz EQS electric car will feature a 56-inch OLED display dubbed MBUX Hyperscreen. It will be the largest display in a production car.
Data Picard

A Star Trek fan deepfaked Next Generation-era Data into the new Picard series

A Star Trek fan deepfaked Next Generation-era Data into the new Picard series

A Star Trek fan deepfaked Next Generation-era Data into the new Picard series using cutting-edge technology.
The Prayer

A disembodied robot mouth and 14 other 2020 stories we laughed at

A disembodied robot mouth and 14 other 2020 stories we laughed at

Forget the challenges of the last 12 months and instead have some fun reading our pick of the quirkiest tech stories from the past year.
text to speech reader

His granddad lost the ability to read, so he built a DIY text-to-speech rig

His granddad lost the ability to read, so he built a DIY text-to-speech rig

Ben Affleck (no, no that one) is an engineer. So when his 100-year old grandfather lost his ability to read, he flexed his engineering muscle to develop a fix.
google launches project loon in sri lanka balloon

This is how Google’s internet-serving Loon balloons can float for nearly a year

This is how Google’s internet-serving Loon balloons can float for nearly a year

Alphabet's Loon balloons recently set a record for most consecutive days spent aloft in the stratosphere. How'd they do it? A software upgrade.