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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. <
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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