Answers on the Web vary from a few thousand meters to 48 kilometers. Now a pair of physicists have carried out an experiment to find out.
When it comes to robotic flocks, do you control each machine individually or the entire swarm overall? A new programming language allows both.
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Every sporting event tells a story. Now the first computational analysis of “game stories” suggests that future sports could be designed to prefer certain kinds of stories over others.
The ability to spot faces from any angle, and even when partially occluded, has always been a uniquely human capability. Not anymore.
Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
The best way for AI machines to learn is by feeding them huge data sets of annotated examples, and the Daily Mail has unwittingly created one.
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.