Software that knows if a stack of virtual blocks will fall could show the way to machines that learn the basics of physical reality.
Smartphones have sidelined digital cameras and other special-purpose devices. Now Google thinks mobile phones will shove virtual-reality headsets like the Oculus Rift into the shadows, too.
The social network shows off software that combines visual intelligence with an understanding of language.
A 1968 story from our archives takes a look at the early work in artificial intelligence by Marvin Minsky.
Deep learning antivirus software could reduce malware infections significantly.
A new controller puts sensors on your fingers so you can type without a keyboard and manipulate digital objects.
The high-flying Internet balloons dreamed up by Google will get their biggest test yet in 2016.
Researchers have built an emoji video search demo that lets you use tiny pictures to sort through thousands of YouTube clips.
Japanese startup Adawarp thinks teleporting inside the body of a robotic stuffed animal could be a good way to keep in touch with loved ones.
Researchers have created an artificial neural network that identifies the activities in a user’s average day through a catalogue of images.