Beautiful images are not always popular ones, which is where the CrowdBeauty algorithm can help, say computer scientists.
An automated rap-generating algorithm pushes the boundaries of machine creativity, say computer scientists.
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Security researchers have developed an automated system for detecting Android apps that secretly connect to ad sites and user tracking sites.
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Classifying a painting by artist and style is tricky for humans; spotting the links between different artists and styles is harder still. So it should be impossible for machines, right?
There are now many general-purpose consumer LED bulbs that give off good light. With so many, how can you tell the difference?
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.