Bots masquerading as humans in a game outperformed their human opponents—but the their superiority vanished when their machine identity was revealed. Christopher Intagliata reports. ...
World-changing technologies that are poised to rattle the status quo
An interactive system produces levitating images by projecting color onto a tiny bead as it zips around a darkened box
A new algorithm counteracts the distorting impact of water
Can you really “reach out and touch someone” via text?
The limited system made a notable advancement on the road to beating classical machines
DeepMind’s AlphaStar beat all but the very best humans at the fast-paced sci-fi video game
The secret—as it seems to be with pretty much everything these days—is algorithms
Much like extreme weather, cyberattacks require international monitoring and cooperation
For better or for worse, navigation apps change our sense of direction
A newly developed algorithm opens a window into understanding the transition from quantum to classical objects
Black patients lose out on critical care when systems equate health needs with costs
Staking its claim for “quantum supremacy,” the company pulls back the curtain on its landmark Sycamore chip
Stealing Ur Feelings sounds an alarm about how companies could use emotion-recognition technology
The company says that its quantum computer is the first to perform a calculation that would be practically impossible for a classical machine
Security experts say that lawmakers’ bills fall short of needed protections
Industry involvement in computer science programs can upgrade the talent pipeline
Eating arsenic, what to do in case of fire, bubble computers, and more
Algorithms are already used to remove online hate speech. Now scientists have taught an AI to respond—which they hope might spark more discourse. Christopher Intagliata reports.
It can help decision makers answer questions such as “When?” and “How bad?”—and “How many people are in harm’s way?”