An AI Pioneer Explains the Evolution of Neural Networks
By Nicholas Thompson | May 13, 2019
Geoffrey Hinton is one of the creators of Deep Learning, a 2019 winner of the Turing Award, and an engineering fellow at Google.
8 Trends from the ICLR Conference
By Chip Huyen | May 12, 2019
Helping robots remember: Hyperdimensional computing theory could change the way AI works
By Rebecca Copeland | May 15, 2019
Maryland research could fundamentally alter and improve the basic artificial intelligence task of sensorimotor representation-how agents like robots translate what they sense into what they do.
Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs
By Jeffrey Dastin | May 13, 2019
Amazon.com Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.
Elon Musk's Hefty Anti-LIDAR Gamble Undermines Tesla Chances Of Survival
By Lance Eliot | May 12, 2019
Readers have asked me to augment my remarks about Tesla's Investor Autonomy Day, in which I had indicated Elon Musk decidedly and antagonistically threw down the gauntlet to bolster his stance questioning the use of LIDAR (a type of sensor that uses light and radar).
The World's Biggest Electric Vehicle Company Looks Nothing Like Tesla
By Matthew Campbell and Ying Tian | Apr 16, 2019
BYD, which built the battery in your '90s cellphone, now produces more EVs than anyone-and it wants to sell them to you, soon.
Uber's Colossal I.P.O. Flop May Be the Worst Ever on Wall Street
By Eric Lutz | May 13, 2019
So much for Dara Khosrowshahi's $100 million bonus.
What caused Seattle crane to collapse? Experts say a common practice is likely cause
By David Gutman | May 13, 2019
Climbing up and down the 20-story tower, crews worked to take apart the crane soaring above the city's skyline.
Los Angeles Fire Season Is Beginning Again. And It Will Never End
By David Wallace-Wells | May 12, 2019
You could see the smoke from space.
Louisiana Unveils Ambitious Plan to Help People Get Out of the Way of Climate Change
By Chrisopher Flavelle and Mira Rojanasakul | May 15, 2019
Gerard Braud has no plans to leave his handsome Creole-style house with its 15-foot-high front porch on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, a short drive from New Orleans.
Jared Diamond: There's a 49 Percent Chance the World As We Know It Will End by 2050
By David Wallace-Wells | May 10, 2019
Jared Diamond's new book, Upheaval, addresses itself to a world very obviously in crisis, and tries to lift some lessons for what do about it from the distant past.
San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Use by Police and the Government
By Sarah Emerson | May 14, 2019
The technology hub is now the first US city to have issued a moratorium on the invasive spy technology.
Gene Hackers: The Young Biotech Entrepreneurs Looking To Make Billions By Editing Life Itself
By Ellie Kincaid and Michela Tindera | May 14, 2019
When Rachel Haurwitz started her biology Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, the award-winning biochemist Jennifer Doudna suggested Haurwitz investigate part of a bacterial immune system.
The Peculiar Blindness of Experts
By David Epstein | June 2019
Credentialed authorities are comically bad at predicting the future. But reliable forecasting is possible.
The Empty Promise of Data Moats
By Martin Casado and Peter Lauten | May 9, 2019
Data has long been lauded as a competitive moat for companies, and that narrative's been further hyped with the recent wave of AI startups.
How Airline Routes Changed the Way We Travel
By Andy Murdock | May 14, 2019
Charles Lindbergh was lost. t was December, 1927, and Lindbergh-recently returned from his solo flight across the Atlantic-was again flying solo, this time from Washington, D.C. to Mexico City on diplomatic goodwill mission, with a bit of unnecessary bravado for good measure.
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