Popcorn robotics: Cornell team explored heated kernels

From Cornell University, you now have popcorn -driven robotic actuators to think about. Take it with a grain of, well, common sense. As IEEE Spectrum 's subhead said, "Popcorn is a cheap, biodegradable way to actuate a robot ...

Computer Sciences

Researchers use machine learning to analyse movie preferences

Could behavioural economics and machine learning help to better understand consumers' movie preferences? A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge, the University of West England, and the Alan Turing Institute ...

Computer Sciences

Predicting when online conversations turn toxic

The internet offers the potential for constructive dialogue and cooperation, but online conversations too often degenerate into personal attacks. In hopes that those attacks can be averted, Cornell researchers have created ...