A drug derived from an Easter Island bacterium extends the life of lab animals. People could be next.
Cofounder of the Uber-owned firm says totally self-driving trucks will come in “baby steps.”
The group says it has a more practical way to get software to learn tasks, such as steering robots, that require multiple actions.
Around half of all adult Americans are on the agency’s image database, and its software is incorrect 15 percent of the time.
The e-tailer’s bricks-and-mortar vision is starting to resemble its digital approach—try everything once, because you can always shut it down.
The recent departure of key research figures is a troubling development for a company with grand ambitions for self-driving cars.
OpenAI will describe a new machine-learning approach at MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital conference.
The Download, Mar 27, 2017: Uber’s Self-Driving Smash, FBI Facial Recognition, and a Geoengineering Test
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Scientists want to test plans for a transportable molten-salt reactor by piggybacking on their existing nuclear facility.
This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.