A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Efforts to breed two extinct species of Galapagos tortoise back into existence set a new bar for the use of genetics in conservation.
A roundup of interesting stories on robotics and artificial intelligence from other sites, collected by Will Knight, MIT Technology Review's senior editor for AI.
Baidu’s automated car will eventually face some pretty difficult road conditions.
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Face and speech recognition is now child's play for the most advanced AI machines. But understanding stories is much harder. That looks set to change.
A city's skyline provides a simple way to measure its energy efficiency, say urban scientists.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
A new nonprofit will aim to make artificial intelligence that “benefits humanity.”
A roundup of some of the most interesting stories about mobile technology from other sites, collected by Rachel Metz, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for mobile.