By treating the birth and death of car models as a kind of “fossil record,” anthropologists have been able to chart the evolution of American automobiles for the first time.
Jessica Livingston has worked to encourage more female-led startups to join the incubator’s ranks, but she says it’s still tough for women to get funding.
Despite the allure of apps and social media, today’s digital technologies are doing little to generate the kind of prosperity that previous generations enjoyed, a prominent economist argues. But that doesn’t mean we should give up on innovation.
The Japanese carmaker is using real and virtual experiments to train cars to drive themselves—and to take the wheel when a driver is in trouble.
A new robot uses computer vision and machine learning to break down pallets of boxes faster than human workers.
A new chip design from Nvidia will allow machine-learning researchers to marshal larger collections of simulated neurons.
Toyota’s new subsidiary will manage the troves of data collected from its increasingly connected cars.
Shuttling blood and medicines via drone to remote locations throughout the country could improve health and save lives.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are positioning their cloud computing services to dominate the infrastructure that will power self-driving cars.