- Google Says It Has Proved Its Controversial Quantum Computer Really Works
Researchers from Google’s AI Lab say a controversial quantum machine that it and NASA have been testing since 2013 resoundingly beat a conventional computer in a series of tests.
- Wikipedia-Mining Algorithm Reveals World’s Most Influential Universities
An algorithm’s list of the most influential universities contains some surprising entries.
- Here’s What Developers Are Doing with Google’s AI Brain
Researchers outside Google are testing the software that the company uses to add artificial intelligence to many of its products.
- China Wants to Replace Millions of Workers with Robots
China needs advanced robotics to help balance its economic, social, and technological ambitions with continued growth.
- How Old Is Too Old for a Nuclear Reactor?
The nuclear industry’s efforts to keep aging plants operating highlight questions about nuclear power’s future in the U.S.
- Baidu’s Self-Driving Car Takes On Beijing Traffic
China’s leading search company is developing a self-driving car with BMW.
- A Cloud-Free Satellite Map of Earth
Stitching together a live world map from many different satellite images lets algorithms keep an eye on the health of crops and problems like flooding. <
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.
VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence
On key metrics, a VR experience elicited a response indistinguishable from subjects who took medium doses of LSD or magic mushrooms.
This nanoparticle could be the key to a universal covid vaccine
Ending the covid pandemic might well require a vaccine that protects against any new strains. Researchers may have found a strategy that will work.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
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