Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft formed the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism last year to prevent terrorists from exploiting their services
The free, online outlet allows academics on the continent to share their work
Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise talks about the need for standardizing robots and diversifying engineering teams
Researchers have developed tools to study the cognitive, societal and algorithmic biases that help fake news spread
Tech giants are grappling with questions about illicit sales on their platforms
At the second Science on the Hill event, AI, Robotics and Your Health, experts from academia and the private sector talked with Scientific American Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina about the future of AI and robotics in medicine.
They fear the online platform will become less open, but other researchers say the buyout could make GitHub more useful
The GDPR may offer a way forward that allows consumers to reclaim control of their information
Scientists have developed machine-learning that can teach itself to visualize a three-dimensional scene from unobserved angles
The task of detecting abusive posts and comments on social media is not entirely technological
The FCC’s decision to kill the 2015 Open Internet Order hands more control to large broadband providers, but internet users have other options for getting online
Next-generation transportation systems are relatively easy to trick
The Waze model of crowdsourced info is only the beginning
Personalized AI requires personal data. Apple, Google and others say they can now grab more of it while keeping privacy and security intact
Advertisers and software developers have been trying to outdo one another for years. Is it time for a truce?
The best facial-recognition algorithms are now as good as the best forensic examiners are. But the best results come by combining human and computer skills. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Intel’s head of quantum computing talks about the challenges of developing algorithms, software programs and other necessities for a technology that doesn’t yet exist
The new Google AI voice assistant, called Duplex, highlights the intricacies of carrying out a mundane human-style conversation, as it keeps you off the phone.
A systems scientist breaks down the intricacies of making a machine that can fool humans into thinking it’s one of us
The use of algorithms to guess a person’s gender based on images, video or audio raise significant social and ethical concerns yet to be fully explored