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30

Aug

'Jeopardy!' winner crunching data for scienceNo, it’s not Ken Jennings! It’s IBM’s artificially intelligent computer system Watson!

'Jeopardy!' winner crunching data for science
No, it’s not Ken Jennings! It’s IBM’s artificially intelligent computer system Watson!

01

Aug

What’s so special about Google’s health study?The search giant plans to use its considerable computing prowess to mine the vast streams of data from wearable tech and previous studies to determine a new baseline for healthy.

What’s so special about Google’s health study?
The search giant plans to use its considerable computing prowess to mine the vast streams of data from wearable tech and previous studies to determine a new baseline for healthy.

31

Jul

Can computers be considered authors?As more content is generated by software programs, it’s changing the way books and articles are written and raising questions about what it means to be an author.

Can computers be considered authors?
As more content is generated by software programs, it’s changing the way books and articles are written and raising questions about what it means to be an author.

11

Jul

No Facebook for 99 days? New initiative dares you to tryThe ‘99 Days of Freedom’ project has launched an experiment promoting happiness by helping users give up the social networking site.

No Facebook for 99 days? New initiative dares you to try
The ‘99 Days of Freedom’ project has launched an experiment promoting happiness by helping users give up the social networking site.

17

Jun

Oversharing Facebook friends just want to fit inNew research finds some surprising reasons that people air all of that drama on Facebook.

Oversharing Facebook friends just want to fit in
New research finds some surprising reasons that people air all of that drama on Facebook.

11

Jun

Has a computer program passed the Turing Test? Don’t believe the hypeReports that a chatbot named ‘Eugene Goostman’ has passed the Turing Test have been widely exaggerated.

Has a computer program passed the Turing Test? Don’t believe the hype
Reports that a chatbot named ‘Eugene Goostman’ has passed the Turing Test have been widely exaggerated.

10

Feb

Computer software is helping astronauts battle depressionThe program offers astronauts modules on treatment, self-assessment, interpersonal conflict, stress and more.

Computer software is helping astronauts battle depression
The program offers astronauts modules on treatment, self-assessment, interpersonal conflict, stress and more.

21

Jan

How scientists handle NASA’s big data onslaughtSpecialists are helping NASA develop cloud computing techniques while adapting open source programs to curate the data the space agency gathers daily.

How scientists handle NASA’s big data onslaught
Specialists are helping NASA develop cloud computing techniques while adapting open source programs to curate the data the space agency gathers daily.

13

Jan

It’s easy to hack today’s connected carsIs it possible for a bad guy to get control of your car while you’re driving? You bet, and that’s only one reason to worry about onboard Internet access and black boxes.

It’s easy to hack today’s connected cars
Is it possible for a bad guy to get control of your car while you’re driving? You bet, and that’s only one reason to worry about onboard Internet access and black boxes.

09

Dec

Hour of Code: Anyone can create technologyFrom Shakira to Ashton Kutcher, celebrities are getting behind an important educational initiative: Teaching us all how to code.

Hour of Code: Anyone can create technology
From Shakira to Ashton Kutcher, celebrities are getting behind an important educational initiative: Teaching us all how to code.