- 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. <
DeepMind’s cofounder: Generative AI is just a phase. What’s next is interactive AI.
“This is a profound moment in the history of technology,” says Mustafa Suleyman.
What to know about this autumn’s covid vaccines
New variants will pose a challenge, but early signs suggest the shots will still boost antibody responses.
Human-plus-AI solutions mitigate security threats
With the right human oversight, emerging technologies like artificial intelligence can help keep business and customer data secure
Next slide, please: A brief history of the corporate presentation
From million-dollar slide shows to Steve Jobs’s introduction of the iPhone, a bit of show business never hurt plain old business.
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