Violent groups revealed on Twitter: Tool keeps track without having to geolocate the tweets
11 hours ago
New sentiment analysis algorithms developed by researchers at the University of Salamanca (Spain) are able to monitor the social network Twitter in search of violent groups. The system analyses both the messages these individuals ...
It'll take more than tech for Elon Musk to pull off audacious new Tesla master plan
Jul 25, 2016
Elon Musk – CEO of Tesla Motors – has just revealed the second part of his master plan for the company. And it's a doozy. Not content with producing sleek electric cars (which to be fair, was only ever a stepping stone ...
Researcher proposes social emotions test for artificial intelligence
Jul 25, 2016
New evidence from brain studies, including cognitive psychology and neurophysiology research, shows that the emotional assessment of every object, subject, action or event plays an important role in human mental processes. ...
Asimo meets Pepper: Honda and Softbank partnering in robots
Jul 21, 2016
Is Honda's walking robot Asimo marrying Pepper, the chattering robot from SoftBank?
Macy's tests artificial intelligence tool to improve service
Jul 20, 2016
Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in—like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock—that they would normally ask ...
Advancing self-driving car design, other shared human- and machine-controlled systems
Jul 12, 2016
University of Massachusetts Amherst computer science graduate students Kyle Wray and Luis Pineda, with their professor Shlomo Zilberstein, today described a new approach to managing the challenge of transferring control between ...
Researchers use Minecraft for AI research
Jul 11, 2016
Microsoft has made Project Malmo available for novice to experienced programmers on GitHub via an open-source license. It's a platform that uses the world of Minecraft as a testing ground for advanced artificial intelligence ...
Science on the verge of creating 'emotional' computer
Jul 08, 2016
Researchers from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI are developing an emotion-based artificial intelligence.
Beyond video games: New artificial intelligence beats tactical experts in combat simulation
Jun 27, 2016
Artificial intelligence (AI) developed by a University of Cincinnati doctoral graduate was recently assessed by subject-matter expert and retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee - who holds extensive aerial combat ...
Imitation neurones, genuine potential
Jun 27, 2016
In March 2016, the world Go champion Lee Sedol lost 1-4 against the artificial intelligence AlphaGo. For many, this was yet another defeat for humanity at the hands of the machines. Indeed, the success of the AlphaGo software ...