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Stories by Larry Greenemeier709 articles archived since 1845

Teaching Machines to Learn on Their Own

Stephen Hoover, CEO of Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center, talks with Scientific American tech editor Larry Greenemeier about the revolution underway in machine learning, in which the machine eventually programs itself

November 10, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier and Steve Mirsky

Apple Thins iPhone Cloud Connections

The company’s moves to have iPhones be less dependent on the cloud and to be more encrypted could mean more user privacy

October 19, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier

Biosciences Get Defense Secretary's Attention

At the recent DARPA Wait What? conference, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said lifesaving technologies are a priority for his department

September 21, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier

Smart Cane Could Help Blind ID Faces

High-tech sticks could help visually impaired people spot obstacles and even identify acquaintances as they approach. Larry Greenemeier reports  

May 26, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier

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