Kick back at your home computer and enjoy a taste of the firehose–this time with no pesky problem sets. Two MIT Faculty Broadcasts, hosted by the MIT Alumni Association in November and March, are now online:
“It’s a Small World” focuses on nanotechnology research in civil, chemical, and electrical engineering.
“Virtual Communities” explores how virtual worlds are changing human communication.
Tune in: alum.mit.edu/lt/learning/broadcasts/.
These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
Chinese hackers disguised themselves as Iran to target Israel
But they left a few clues that gave them away.
DeepMind says it will release the structure of every protein known to science
The company has already used its protein-folding AI, AlphaFold, to generate structures for the human proteome, as well as yeast, fruit flies, mice, and more.
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