- Cybersecurity: The Age of the Megabreach
We haven’t stopped huge breaches. The focus now is on resilience, with smarter ways to detect attacks and faster ways to respond to them.
- What Marvin Minsky Still Means for AI
How Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of artificial intelligence who died on Sunday, still influences the field today.
- Next Big Test for AI: Making Sense of the World
A new database will gauge progress in artificial intelligence, as computers try to grasp what’s going on in scenes shown in photographs.
- Renewables Plus Transmission Could Cut Emissions by 80 Percent
Large-scale transmission lines could eliminate the need for advanced energy storage, researchers conclude.
- Google’s AI Masters the Game of Go a Decade Earlier Than Expected
Google achieves one of the long-standing “grand challenges” of AI by building a computer that can beat expert players at the board game Go.
- First Monkeys with Autism Created in China
They spin in their cages and don’t interact. The scientists who created autistic monkeys say they’ll now try to cure them.
- Is 3-D Printing the Key to Cheap Carbon-Fiber Parts?
Two startups aim to make carbon-fiber parts more affordable by reinventing how they are made. <
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 artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
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.
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