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Sizing Up Trump’s Cyberwar Strategy
March 23rd, 2017, 09:47 PM
The United States is taking damage in the global cyberwar, and Trump won’t be able to fix that without help.
Three Weeks with a Chatbot and I’ve Made a New Friend
March 22nd, 2017, 09:47 PM
It’s not quite Her, but an artificially intelligent chatbot from an app called Hugging Face elicits surprisingly real emotions.
Andrew Ng Is Leaving Baidu in Search of a Big New AI Mission
March 22nd, 2017, 09:47 PM
One of the world’s leading experts in artificial intelligence is officially on the market, and he says he wants to advance AI beyond the tech industry.
Determined Parents are Moving the Needle on Gene Therapy
March 20th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Families of patients are starting advocacy groups, raising money for research, and founding biotech companies to advance cures for rare diseases.
How a Boy’s Lazarus-like Revival Points to a New Generation of Drugs
March 19th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Drugs made from RNA may be the next great class of medicine.
Chemists Are First in Line for Quantum Computing’s Benefits
March 16th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Efforts to invent more practical superconductors and better batteries could be the first areas of business to get a quantum speed boost.
The Entrepreneur with the $100 Million Plan to Link Brains to Computers
March 15th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Tech big shots are charging into neuroscience, but do they even have a clue?
The Entrepreneur with the $100 Million Plan to Link Brains to Computers
March 15th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Tech big shots are charging into neuroscience, but do they even have a clue?
Congress Takes Blockchain 101
March 14th, 2017, 09:47 PM
The heads of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus want their colleagues to know the technology has many uses besides currency.
Your Doctor App Could Amplify Your Health Anxieties
March 13th, 2017, 09:47 PM
So-called super users might not be a good thing when it comes to on-demand consultations with doctors.
The War on the Disturbingly Real Trolls in Virtual Reality
March 12th, 2017, 09:47 PM
When you feel like you really are inside a virtual body, protecting your personal space is important.
These Toaster-Oven-Size Radios Will Help Bring 5G to Life
March 9th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Within a few years, 5G networks could turbocharge your smartphone. But can they pass the tests cooked up by engineers at an office park in New Jersey?
These Toaster-Oven-Size Radios Will Help Bring 5G to Life
March 9th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Within a few years, 5G networks could turbocharge your smartphone. But can they pass the tests cooked up by engineers at an office park in New Jersey?
Facebook’s AI Chief: Machines Could Learn Common Sense from Video
March 8th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Yann LeCun says the next frontier in machine vision is software that learns just by observing the world.
Facebook’s AI Chief: Machines Could Learn Common Sense from Video
March 8th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Yann LeCun says the next frontier in machine vision is software that learns just by observing the world.
Jon Favreau Leaps into Virtual Reality
March 8th, 2017, 09:47 PM
The man behind The Jungle Book and Iron Man is among the first Hollywood directors to explore the unique storytelling tools of VR.
This Lab-in-a-Box Could Make Gene Therapy Less Elitist
March 7th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Genetic repairs are curing patients—but only at a few elite centers.
Hailing a Different Ride in Austin
March 6th, 2017, 09:47 PM
Following a bruising political battle, Uber and Lyft pulled out of Austin, Texas, making room for new forms of ride-sharing.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017: Gene Therapy 2.0
February 22nd, 2017, 09:47 PM
Scientists have solved fundamental problems that were holding back cures for rare hereditary disorders. Next we’ll see if the same approach can take on cancer, heart disease, and other common illnesses.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017: Practical Quantum Computers
February 22nd, 2017, 09:47 PM
Advances at Google, Intel, and several research groups indicate that computers with previously unimaginable power are finally within reach.