Should Bots Have a Right to Free Speech? This Non-Profit Thinks So.

Does the First Amendment apply to AIs, too?

May 25, 2018

Microsoft Announces Tool To Catch Biased AI Because We Keep Making Biased AI

Flagging prejudiced algorithms won't keep them from being made in the first place.

May 25, 2018

These Hyper-Sensitive Fibers Might Stand In As Robot Nerves

They're thin, stretchy, and easy to make.

May 25, 2018

Disney Researchers Built An Acrobatic, Backflipping Robot

Researchers at Disney are working on a robot that can perform acrobatics, like backflipping.

May 25, 2018

New Jelly-Like Neural Implant Eliminates the Need to Drill Through the Brain

Engineers behind the material compare conventional electrodes to sticking a fork into Jell-O.

May 24, 2018

Software Engineers Could Soon Outsource Part of Their Jobs To Alexa

A master's student built Alexa an alter ego to do some of his job.

May 24, 2018

SpaceX’s “Final” Falcon 9 Test Flight Won’t Actually Be Its Last

A few extra test flights seems like a small price to pay for keeping crew members safe.

May 24, 2018

As Self-Driving Cars Hit Roadblocks, Autonomous Boats Could Take Traffic Off The Streets

3D printed, driverless boats could provide taxi and shipping services in river cities.

May 24, 2018

3D Printed Sugar Scaffolds Could Help Grow Organs, Then Dissolve Away

This marks another sweet victory for the future of medicine.

May 24, 2018

Uber Announces Flying Taxi Research Center In France

The project lines up with President Macron's dreams for the country—assuming it succeeds.

May 24, 2018

Tesla Gets Green Light To Create The World’s Largest Virtual Solar Plant In South Australia

The newly-elected government agreed to honor the existing agreement.

May 24, 2018

Cute, Brainless, Self-Propelled Robots Could Someday Move Around Inside Animals

The self-organized movement of the little scamps gives insight into how microbes navigate.

May 23, 2018

Not Paying Attention in Class? China’s “Smart Eye” Will Snitch on You

"It’s like a pair of mystery eyes are constantly watching me.”

May 17, 2018

When Governments Cook The GDP Books, Satellite Images Can Keep Them In Check

If a country says its economy is suddenly booming, a satellite can see what’s really going on.

May 16, 2018

Goldman Sachs Just Launched A New Cryptocurrency

It might start to replace the dollar. But, then again, it might not.

May 16, 2018

Crypto Is “Taking us Back to the 1830s?” Here’s What That Fed Branch President Means.

Crypto is no better than pre-Civil War banknotes, he claims.

May 16, 2018

FedEx Wants To Track Packages On The Blockchain, So You’ll Know Exactly Who Dropped Your Stuff

According to CEO Fred Smith, it's a case of adapt or go extinct.

May 15, 2018

How Finance Began 4000 Years Ago, And Why Blockchain Will Completely Change It

Could blockchain change how states and citizens interact?

May 14, 2018