November 6-9, 2017

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Everything you need to know from EmTech MIT 2017, where technologists are in conversation about breakthrough technologies and what they might mean for life as we know it.

Intelligent Machines

This AI Can Spot Art Forgeries by Looking at One Brushstroke

A new system can break a work down into individual brush or pencil lines and figure out the artist behind it.

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This Inquisitive AI Will Kick Your Butt at Battleship

As AI gets smarter, it’ll learn to ask some damn good questions.

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The Race to Power AI’s Silicon Brains

Chip startups see AI as a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build big businesses. Many won’t make it.

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Blockchain Decoded 01:58

This Is How You'll Actually Use AR at Home 00:46

Q&A with Tim Cook 02:24

Blood-Delivering Drones 04:23

Why I Left the Hospital System and Started Working in Telemedicine 04:03

Tracking Emotions Through Facial Expressions 03:16

Turning Flood Water into Drinking Water 03:27

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Big Problems, Big Data Solutions 26:21

Deb Roy discusses how insights gained from big data and machine learning can help us monitor the social impact of new technologies.

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