Credit: Joshua Scott
Samsung’s answer to Apple’s iPad has a seven-inch screen, up to 32 gigabytes of memory (expandable to 64 gigabytes with a built-in MicroSD card reader), and front- and back-mounted cameras for applications such as videoconferencing and augmented reality. It uses the Android operating system, and unlike the iPad, it will run Flash-based Web applications–so you won’t have to give up watching your favorite videos because Mr. Jobs says so. It connects to the Internet over Wi-Fi or cellular connections.
Product: Galaxy Tab
Cost: About $950 (U.K.), $600 (U.S.)
Geoffrey Hinton tells us why he’s now scared of the tech he helped build
“I have suddenly switched my views on whether these things are going to be more intelligent than us.”
Deep learning pioneer Geoffrey Hinton has quit Google
Hinton will be speaking at EmTech Digital on Wednesday.
Video: Geoffrey Hinton talks about the “existential threat” of AI
Watch Hinton speak with Will Douglas Heaven, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for AI, at EmTech Digital.
Doctors have performed brain surgery on a fetus in one of the first operations of its kind
A baby girl who developed a life-threatening brain condition was successfully treated before she was born—and is now a healthy seven-week-old.
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