4/04/2019

Hi Tech & Innovation

A short first hop for 'drone taxi' in Vienna

It was more of a small step than a giant leap, but the first public outing of a pilotless "drone taxi" in Vienna on Thursday nevertheless offered a glimpse into the possible future of urban travel.

Machine learning & AI

A bio-inspired approach to enhance learning in ANNs

The human brain continuously changes over time, forming new synaptic connections based on experiences and information learned over a lifetime. Over the past few years, artificial Intelligence (AI) researchers have been trying ...

Robotics

TossingBot can grab objects and toss them in specified bins

A group at Google with assistance from teams at Columbia and Princeton Universities and MIT has developed a robot that is able to grab a single object from among other objects in a box and toss it into a specified bin. In ...

Computer Sciences

Efficiently dismantling networks and stopping viruses

Viruses, crime, and many other problems spread through networks. ETH researchers have now developed a new method of protecting them cost-effectively. When budget matters, networks are best dismantled starting with some middle ...

Hardware

Intel announcement blitz: Xeon Platinum 9200 is cherry on top

Tuesday was a big day for Intel. The chip giant announced not just a few killer products either available or in the pipeline, but rather a very impressive bunch of newcomers involving processors, accelerators, networking ...

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