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Artificial intelligence can discriminate on the basis of race and gender, and also age

We have accepted the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in complex processes—from health care to our daily use of social media—often without critical investigation, until it is too late. The use of AI is inescapable ...

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US artist and London gallery launch first exhibition on Fortnite

On a frosty morning in London's Hyde Park, onlookers aim their mobile phones at the top of the Serpentine Gallery.

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How engineering classes prepare students to tackle problems like climate change

Engineers spend much of their time absorbed in the technical aspects of problems, whether they're designing the next generation of smartphones or building a subway.

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What will your Christmas dinner look like in 2050?

In the Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge's final transformation from miser to philanthropist is marked by the big juicy turkey that he orders for the struggling Cratchit family—and which has inspired ...

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Next stop: A transport system accessible for all

People with a disability can look forward to many new advances in technology to make their lives easier while navigating public transport systems, or even crossing the street, thanks to several new initiatives in Europe.

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Video: Is a bionic superhuman possible?

Science-fiction books, TV series and movies have often explored the idea of individuals gaining superhuman powers thanks to medical implants—think "The Bionic Woman," or "The Six Million Dollar Man."

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Best of Last Year: The top Tech Xplore articles of 2021

It was a good year for technology research of all kinds as a team of computer scientists at Rice University demonstrated a CPU algorithm that trains deep neural networks up to 15 times faster than the top GPU trainers. The ...

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Simple method to upcycle okara using 3D printing

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) developed a method to perform direct ink writing (DIW) 3D printing of okara—a soybean byproduct generated from the production of soy milk and bean ...