Not only does student participation decline dramatically throughout the new generation of Web-based courses, but the involvement of teachers in online discussions makes it worse.
A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
If you pay a “like farm” to generate likes for your Facebook pages, what do you get?
Google can identify and transcribe all the views it has of street numbers in France in less than an hour, thanks to a neural network that’s just as good as human operators. Now its engineers reveal how they developed it.
If you have a question, you can ask Google or Bing or any number of online databases. Now robots have their own knowledge database
One of the last bastions of human mastery over computers is about to fall to the relentless onslaught of machine learning algorithms.
Collaborative software development can be hugely successful or fail spectacularly. An analysis of the metadata associated with these projects is teasing apart the difference.
The world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matches or outperforms commercially available earphones, say physicists.
Data mining the way we use words is revealing the linguistic earthquakes that constantly change our language.