- Can This Man Make AI More Human?
One cognitive scientist thinks the leading approach to machine learning can be improved by ideas gleaned from studying children.
- Inside the First VR Theme Park
A new form of weekend entertainment combines virtual reality with a clever stage set. For now, you’ll have to visit suburban Utah to check it out.
- Socks Generate Electricity Using Microbes Fed by Urine
Yes, you read that right.
- Are Young Athletes Risking Brain Damage?
Sports leagues should do more to protect children from the long-term problems that stem from hits to the head.
- User Error Compromises Many Encrypted Communication Apps
Apps that aim to let you talk securely may be made less secure by users who screw up the authentication process.
- A Change of Mind
Diana Bianchi championed tests that find Down syndrome early in pregnancy. Now can she find a way to treat it?
- Paris Climate Agreement Rests on Shaky Technological Foundations
The effort to limit global climate change relies on technologies that are unproven or even illusory. <
We can’t afford to stop solar geoengineering research
It is the wrong time to take this strategy for combating climate change off the table.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever
Funders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.
Meta’s new learning algorithm can teach AI to multi-task
The single technique for teaching neural networks multiple skills is a step towards general-purpose AI.
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