As speech recognition technology improves, it’s natural to wonder whether computers will ever be able to lip read as well. Here’s a rundown of challenges involved.
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
This year’s Lemelson-MIT Prize winner discusses grassroots ways for boosting the number of women in technology and business.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server this week.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
It’s always been hard to capture 3-D virtual models of complex shapes. Not anymore.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Collaborative software development can be hugely successful or fail spectacularly. An analysis of the metadata associated with these projects is teasing apart the difference.
Mobile phone data is revolutionising the way researchers study human mobility. But these analyses are worryingly susceptible to hidden bias, say researchers.