New Amazon robots could enable ‘safer’ exploitation of warehouse staff

New Amazon robots could enable ‘safer’ exploitation of warehouse staff

Weeks after a study revealed that Amazon warehouse workers are injured at higher rates than staff at...

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Researchers say this combo of old-school invisible ink and AI is ‘uncrackable’

Researchers say this combo of old-school invisible ink and AI is ‘uncrackable’

A team of researchers from the Harbin Institute of Technology in China have developed a system by which...

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The Trevor Project enlists Google’s AI to help combat the LGBTQ suicide crisis

The Trevor Project enlists Google’s AI to help combat the LGBTQ suicide crisis

LGBTQPIA+ youth are five times more likely to attempt suicide.In 1998 The Trevor Project became the...

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Researchers developed ‘explainable’ AI to help diagnose and treat at-risk children

Researchers developed ‘explainable’ AI to help diagnose and treat at-risk children

A pair of researchers from the Oak Ridge Laboratory have developed an “explainable” AI system design...

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How an old smartphone processor will power the first-ever flight on Mars

How an old smartphone processor will power the first-ever flight on Mars

If you’ve got a new Android phone, its processor is probably more advanced than the one that will co...

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How an AI brain with only one neuron could surpass humans

How an AI brain with only one neuron could surpass humans

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers from Technische Universität Berlin recently created a neura...

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Hey, space nerd! Here’s what Mars sounds like

Hey, space nerd! Here’s what Mars sounds like

We’ve long known what Mars looks like, but the Perseverance rover is finally teaching us how it soun...

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Physicists think we’ve detected the dark energy ripping our universe apart

Physicists think we’ve detected the dark energy ripping our universe apart

Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall ? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will...

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This rad-ass exoskeleton uses AI to walk for you

This rad-ass exoskeleton uses AI to walk for you

Engineers at Canada’s University of Waterloo are developing AI-powered exoskeleton legs that can wal...

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AI discovers that every lion has a unique and trackable roar

AI discovers that every lion has a unique and trackable roar

Scientists from Oxford University have used a machine learning algorithm to discover every lion has...

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Why applied AI requires skills and knowledge beyond data science

Why applied AI requires skills and knowledge beyond data science

Every year, machine learning researchers fascinate us with new discoveries and innovations. There are...

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Black man says racially-biased AI system rejected his passport photo

Black man says racially-biased AI system rejected his passport photo

A Black man says a passport photo he submitted was rejected by the British government because the AI...

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The US says it has a tool that predicts what will piss off China — I have so many questions

The US says it has a tool that predicts what will piss off China — I have so many questions

The US has unveiled an unusual new approach to saber-rattling with China: emotion predictions.According...

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Google announces new AI-powered heart and breathing monitors for Pixel phones

Google announces new AI-powered heart and breathing monitors for Pixel phones

Google announced today that it’s adding AI-powered measurements of heart and respiration rates to th...

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Social media’s ‘queer tax’ is exhausting, unfair, and unavoidable

Social media’s ‘queer tax’ is exhausting, unfair, and unavoidable

A colleague recently sought my advice on covering a queer-related tech topic and I’m not ashamed to...

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Wild theory says the Big Bang wasn’t the beginning

Wild theory says the Big Bang wasn’t the beginning

The prevailing theory on the origin of our universe goes like this: about 13.7 billion years ago a single...

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New AI tool detects hiring discrimination against ethnic minorities and women

New AI tool detects hiring discrimination against ethnic minorities and women

Research shows that various industries have big ethnic and gender pay gaps, but the extent to which discr...

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Honey traps and bribery: Ex-Cambridge Analytica CEO slapped with 7-year directorship ban

Honey traps and bribery: Ex-Cambridge Analytica CEO slapped with 7-year directorship ban

The disgraced former Cambridge Analytica CEO has been banned from running limited companies in the U...

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This manual for a popular facial recognition tool shows just how much the software tracks people

This manual for a popular facial recognition tool shows just how much the software tracks people

In 2019, the Santa Fe Independent School District in Texas ran a weeklong pilot program with the facial...

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My job is ‘just a job’ — and that’s totally fine

My job is ‘just a job’ — and that’s totally fine

Our jobs—what we do—hover heavily over our very existence. Before the pandemic, a lot of job advice...

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