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
Scientists have added radar info to seismic data, isotope measurements and optical imagery to study covert nuclear tests. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Deep-learning algorithm spontaneously mimicked the activity of specialized neurons that tell us where we are in space
Right now, your computer might be using its memory and processor power—and your electricity—to generate money for someone else, without you ever knowing
Google's new camera decides what to photograph, based on AI algorithms
Despite widespread concern about lack of cybersecurity funding, two surprising factors more directly determine whether a hospital is well protected
The Swedish furniture has become something of a benchmark for robotics engineers
Researchers used Twitter searches for nonflu words associated with behavior to predict flu outbreaks two weeks in advance.
Princeton University's Jennifer Rexford talks about optimizing the internet for the uses it got drafted into performing.
Despite CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts to reassure Congress that artificial intelligence can help find fake news and protect privacy, lawmakers worry the tech may be “biased”
New cars have amazing technology everywhere but the dashboard
The city has spent the past two weeks restoring online services disrupted by ransomware that held encrypted data hostage
Automated social media accounts can create “misinformation networks” that spread falsehoods and fan the flames of partisan disagreement
In the Steven Spielberg movie’s vision of the future, people go to school, go to work, socialize and spend leisure time in a vast virtual environment
By pitting AIs against one another, tech companies are creating realistic computer-generated images
Interactions between people and artificially intelligent machines pose tricky questions about liability and accountability, according to a legal expert
Artificial intelligence has staged a revival by starting to incorporate what we know about how children learn
Justices are considering whether a law passed prior to the Web and cloud computing allows companies to hide data stored abroad