Engineering

Getting flying taxis off the ground

Engineers still have some kinks to work out before flying taxis become reality. But when they do hit the market, what will demand look like at different times and places? That's one question Suchithra Rajendran and Sharan ...

Energy & Green Tech

A better method to predict offshore wind power

Rutgers researchers have developed a machine learning model using a physics-based simulator and real-world meteorological data to better predict offshore wind power.

Engineering

Counting pedestrians to make pedestrians count

A key portion of MIT's campus overlaps with Kendall Square, the bustling area in East Cambridge where students, residents, and tech employees scurry around in between classes, meetings, and meals. Where are they all going? ...

Business

The Kiwi media mogul challenging online giants

Tucked away in Sinead Boucher's sock drawer is the one-dollar coin that transformed the former journalist into New Zealand's biggest media mogul, giving her a platform to challenge Facebook and other social media giants.

Machine learning & AI

An algorithm that merges online and offline reinforcement learning

In recent years, a growing number of researchers have been developing artificial neural network (ANN)- based models that can be trained using a technique known as reinforcement learning (RL). RL entails training artificial ...

Engineering

Researchers develop flooding prediction tool

By incorporating the architecture of city drainage systems and readings from flood gauges into a comprehensive statistical framework, researchers at Texas A&M University can now accurately predict the evolution of floods ...

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