Government indifference toward AI could let the US lose ground to rival countries. But what would a good AI plan actually look like? By Will Knight, MIT Technology Review Politicians worldwide are stealing one of the US government’s best ideas by drawing up ambitious plans to make the most of advances in artificial intelligence.…
Machines in one FedEx facility are directly replacing human roles but there are no pink slips, yet. The news: The New York Times says the firm is using five autonomous “tuggers” to move large, oddly shaped items around a freight depot in North Carolina. What they do: The tugs are akin to autonomous cars…
Just like graphene or Elon Musk’s startups, 5G has become a technology savior. Proponents tout the poorly defined wireless technology as the path to virtual reality, telemedicine, and self-driving cars.
Banyan Biomarkers is one of the first companies to bring a blood-based test to aid in the detection of traumatic brain injuries and concussions to the U.S. market By Omar Ford February 16, 2018 A new blood-based test could help change the way TBI’s such as concussions are detected in patients. FDA recently granted…
Sunday’s Super Bowl broadcast included a spot for Amazon’s Alexa, in which Alexa’s name was said some 10 times. But the Amazon Echos in people’s homes didn’t even blink, because they were programmed to look for a particular digital fingerprint in the wake-up word, and ignore it.