Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, Perceptron (previously Deep Science), aims to collect some of the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in, but not limited to, artificial
WASHINGTON — A leader of the Department of Defense’s artificial intelligence efforts said discussions about the technology are less focused on futuristic death machines and more about upgrading the department and helping maintain the U.S. competitive edge.
“Inside the department, clearly there’s a question about what is AI for,” Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Groen,
EVERETT, Wash. — When it comes to robots, a new study finds the future really is female. A Washington State University researcher has found that people respond better to robots which have “female” characteristics instead of male ones.
In a survey of 170 people, participants reported being more comfortable interacting with female robots in a
“Old-fashioned” is generally not a term you want to hear applied to science fiction, a genre from which one tends to expect the futuristic and unfamiliar. But old-fashioned is very much how Finch (Apple TV+) feels, and not just because of the reassuring elder-statesman presence of Tom Hanks in the title role: a post-apocalyptic
Robots powered by artificial intelligence could farm more sustainably than traditional agriculture, claims one Silicon Valley company.
Agricultural technology start-up Iron Ox says that its mission is to make the global agriculture sector carbon negative. And they have just secured €47 million ($53 million) from investors including Bill Gates.
CEO Brandon Alexander can’t be accused