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Stories by Larry Greenemeier

Lifting the Visor on Virtual Reality

Ken Perlin, a New York University computer science professor and virtual reality pioneer, talks with Scientific American tech editor Larry Greenemeier about the state of virtual reality, its history and where it's heading  ...

December 15, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier and Steve Mirsky

Virtual Reality Gets Real

This generation of VR is cheaper and more accessible than its predecessors. Some of it is even driven by smartphones. Click here for even more information.

December 4, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier and Benjamin Meyers

Almost Intelligent Agents

Voice-activated intelligent agents use pattern recognition to understand your words - but they do not always understand what you mean.

November 11, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun, Larry Greenemeier and Benjamin Meyers

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
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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

DARPA's Dancing Robot

Spot, DARPA's four-legged robotic pack mule, shows off nimbler moves and a quieter drive system than its predecessor.

October 1, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier and Benjamin Meyers
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