A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Many gadgets will be able to understand images and video thanks to chips designed to run powerful artificial-intelligence algorithms.
Startup Crystal claims it can help you write better e-mails by mining recipients’ online data for clues to their personality.
The greatest chess players are significantly more famous than their not-so-great contemporaries, by a margin that leads to a fame-predicting formula.
A supercomputer specialized for the machine-learning technique known as deep learning could help software understand us better.