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Intelligent Machines

StarCraft Pros Are Ready to Battle AI

Elite players of the strategy game reveal how they would fight high-level AI bots created by DeepMind, Facebook, and other tech companies.

Intelligent Machines

Why Google’s CEO Is Excited About Automating Artificial Intelligence

AI software that can help make AI software could accelerate progress on making computers smarter.

Intelligent Machines

Google Reveals a Powerful New AI Chip and Supercomputer

The new chip and a cloud-based machine-learning supercomputer will help Google establish itself as an AI-focused hardware maker.

Sustainable Energy

Trump Efforts to Blunt Climate Tool Likely to Provoke Legal Backlash

The administration wants to weaken the “social cost of carbon” as it looks to overhaul Obama’s climate regulations.

Connectivity

Should the Government Keep Stockpiling Software Bugs?

Last week’s massive WannaCry cyberattack has resurfaced touchy questions about a shadowy government process.

Intelligent Machines

Facebook Wants to Merge AI Systems for a Smarter Chatbot

A framework called ParlAI will let researchers combine dialogue systems and get feedback from real humans.

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A Field Guide to Digital Transformation

Hybrid IT, edge computing and other advanced technologies can help companies accelerate time to value.

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How Will We Solve Big Energy Challenges?

How will industry leaders, government officials, researchers, entrepreneurs - lift billions of people out of poverty - and continue to advance technological civilization? Jason Pontin, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of MIT Technology Review delivers a striking message of collaboration from the Offshore Technology Conference Statoil Reception in Houston, Texas.

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Make America Great Again

The president’s proposed cuts to research funding would cripple American innovation. We should be spending more on R&D, not less.

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Sustainable Energy

Can we sustainably provide food, water, and energy to a growing population during a climate crisis?

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