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Despite efforts to boost security, critical parts of America’s voting infrastructure are still vulnerable to cyberattack.
Last September’s official restrictions have unleashed a wave of below-the-radar innovation.
Conservatives have to make the case to conservatives, and a growing number of them are.
People are cloning pets to preserve a physical, and spiritual, connection to dead children.
Syrian refugees could regain legal identities that were lost when they fled their homes.
A Canadian hydropower operation put out the welcome mat for bitcoin miners. Shortly thereafter, it was overrun.
A cryptocurrency future sounds liberating. In reality, it would be a disaster for everybody.
Long after the training data has been deleted, the models can continue being improved and used to influence future voters.
To understand why blockchain matters, look past the wild speculation at what is being built underneath, argue the authors of The Age of Cryptocurrency and its newly published follow-up, The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything.
Government indifference toward AI could let the US lose ground to rival countries. But what would a good AI plan actually look like?
The California-based startup’s new machine takes to the skies just as the US is about to loosen rules governing drone operations.
Scientists have linked hundreds of genes to intelligence. One psychologist says it’s time to test school kids.
Legislation meant to clarify things for blockchain developers could end up hurting innovation.
Astro Teller says it’s thinking about how to pair machine learning with other technologies to revolutionize agriculture.
The Chinese internet giant says it’s made significant strides in machine translation thanks to neural networks.
Despite impressive advances, three speakers at EmTech Digital show how far there is to go in the AI world.
The most nimble-fingered machine yet shows how machine learning can teach robots to recognize and pick up different types of objects, a skill that could transform many factories and warehouses.
Amazon, Google, and Microsoft all want to dominate the business of providing artificial-intelligence services through cloud computing. The winner may have the OS of the future.
Chinese doctors and tech companies are developing tools to automate routine medical tasks.
Earlier diagnosis could help researchers develop drugs to slow the progress of the disease.