A small sampling of the Twitter conversation around the sessions and programming from the second day of our EmTech conference.
A leading privacy activist says Google’s lack of support for strong encryption makes second-class citizens out of people who can’t afford Apple devices.
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.
A small sampling of the Twitter conversation around the sessions and programming for the first day of EmTech conference.
The social network shows off software that combines visual intelligence with an understanding of language.
A new tool for analyzing academic papers uses cutting-edge AI to find meaning in billions of words.
Overdevelopment in China has created urban regions known as ghost cities that are more or less uninhabited. Nobody knew how bad the problem was until Baidu used its Big Data Lab to find out.
Troubled power companies are adapting, slowly, to the transformations roiling their businesses.
A new plant opening in Morocco signals the technology’s direction.