Tech moguls declare era of artificial intelligence

/ Jun 3, 2016

Tech moguls declare era of artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence and machine learning will create computers so sophisticated and godlike that humans will need to implant “neural laces” in their brains to keep up, Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told a crowd of tech leaders this week. While Musk’s description ...

AR entrepreneurs mapping out mind-bending trip

/ Apr 1, 2016

AR entrepreneurs mapping out mind-bending trip


Virtual reality is a trip, but an even wilder ride could be around the corner as mind-bending startups and technology trendsetters try to emblazon the world with interactive holograms that enlighten, entertain and empower us. The concept, known as augmented reality, looks like something ...

/ Jan 24, 2016

Adult entertainment turning to virtual reality to ensure its future

Just ask Anna Lee: Woody Allen’s Orgasmatron, his futuristic vision of self-initiated sex from the 1973 movie “Sleeper,” has finally become a reality — virtual reality, that is. Lee, president of Holofilm Productions of Vancouver, British Columbia, stood on the exhibition floor of the ...

New technology puts health care in palm of your hand

/ Jan 8, 2016

New technology puts health care in palm of your hand

The management of your health care is moving increasingly to the palm of your hand — with new smartphone-enabled technology and wearable sensors that examine, diagnose and even treat many conditions and ailments. The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas saw the debut of ...

/ Nov 28, 2015

Virtual reality app brings crisis zones closer to home

Bombed-out buildings tower overhead and rubble is piled high in the deserted streets of Syria’s onetime economic hub of Aleppo. Gunshots can be heard in the distance. The destruction of four years of civil war is overwhelming — and then you switch your phone ...

/ Nov 15, 2015

Google seeks to influence AI research by giving software away

Google wants to set the standard on artificial intelligence. The Web company, seeking to influence how people design, test and run artificial-intelligence systems, is making its internal AI development software available for free. The program, called TensorFlow, is now open-source software. It is based ...