A professor at Georgia Tech decided to source all the movie, book, TV and video game titles and summaries on Wikipedia to power a neural network. Then, he asked it to name the next blockbuster movie or hit TV show. The results were … a bit mixed.
Whoever said video games weren’t educational? Google has been using old Atari video games to train its DeepMind artificial intelligence for a few years, and now it’s actually learning how to remember its strategies.
Zach Weinersmith (who draws Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) and Kelly Weinersmith (a parasitologist) have written an amazing and amazingly funny book about how our society will be affected by emerging technology.
One of the coolest things about The Matrix was the way Neo and the gang could simply download new skills and abilities with the press of a button. Now ... what if that were actually (kind of) possible?
For adults of a certain age, the idea of virtual reality will always come with the tinge of freaky horror thanks to the The Lawnmower Man. Now, the VR thriller is coming back ... in actual virtual reality, no less.
Driverless cars are the future, though we still have some work to do on the technology and infrastructure before we get there. But, if you want some proof for how robots can save lives, this should do it.
The holiday season is here, and most folks are catching up on Christmas movie favorites and jamming classic tunes about Santa Claus and holy nights. Well, what if a robot wants to get in on the Christmas spirit?