3/04/2019

Software

GPS has its own 19-year cicada problem

Most people of a certain age remember the Y2K problem that worried digitalists worldwide when we transitioned from 1999 to 2000 on the night of Dec. 31, 1999. What would happen to computers and systems when the last two digits ...

Computer Sciences

Teaching machines to reason about what they see

A child who has never seen a pink elephant can still describe one—unlike a computer. "The computer learns from data," says Jiajun Wu, a Ph.D. student at MIT. "The ability to generalize and recognize something you've never ...

Machine Learning & AI

Animal intelligence and AI: Competition is in the wings

Stay tuned for the upcoming Animal-AI Olympics, brought to you by researchers at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence in Cambridge, UK, and GoodAI, a Prague-based research institute.

Telecom

South Korea to launch world's first national 5G networks

South Korea on Friday launches the world's first nationwide 5G mobile networks—a transformational leap that has superpowers sparring for control of an innovation that could potentially change the day-to-day lives of billions ...