Tech moguls declare era of artificial intelligence

Business / Tech 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 of ...

Business / Tech 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 on the ...

Web pioneers try to transform TV

Business / Tech Feb 16, 2014

Web pioneers try to transform TV

by Dominic Rushe

Netflix had a chance of breaking the Internet over the weekend in America. The hugely popular movie streaming company released the second season of the award-winning drama "House of Cards" on Friday, just as winter storms turned large swaths of America into a nation of ...

Wearable tech liberates disabled

World / Science & Health Aug 18, 2013

Wearable tech liberates disabled

It has been 18 years since Tammie Lou Van Sant held a camera. But nearly two decades after a car accident left her paralyzed from the chest down, Van Sant is shooting again — thanks to a device that could be part of technology's ...

Editorials Sep 9, 2011

Japan rules the Senkakus

One year after the Senkaku incident, Japanese and Chinese people have a bad impression of each other, despite deepening economic and trade relations between the two countries. In fact, China is Japan's No. 1 trade partner. In this situation, the Japanese government must act ...