Computer Sciences

Mathematicians calculate the safest way home

A mobile app that guides pedestrians along the safest instead of quickest route to their destination is being developed by researchers at Cardiff University.

Internet

Using blockchain technology to address worldwide food safety

A group of leading companies across the global food supply chain today announced a major blockchain collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) intended to further strengthen consumer confidence in the global food system. The consortium ...

Engineering

Crash-test dummies move beyond young, thin and male

With input from U-M trauma experts, elderly and obese dummies are being used to help car manufacturers create safer vehicles for today's drivers. As the American population gets older and fatter, the crash-test dummies used ...

Computer Sciences

Google collaborates with others over Artificial Intelligence safety

(Tech Xplore)—The Google Research Blog on Tuesday posted a message from Chris Olah of Google Research. He said, " today we're publishing a technical paper, Concrete Problems in AI Safety, a collaboration among scientists ...

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Safety

Safety is the state of being "safe" (from French sauf), the condition of being protected against physical, social, spiritual, financial, political, emotional, occupational, psychological, educational or other types or consequences of failure, damage, error, accidents, harm or any other event which could be considered non-desirable. This can take the form of being protected from the event or from exposure to something that causes health or economical losses. It can include protection of people or of possessions.

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