Machine learning & AI

Are machines smarter than a 6-year-old?

Researchers at USC Viterbi's Information Sciences Institute are developing an algorithm that teaches machines to learn without human supervision.

Computer Sciences

Large language models are biased. Can logic help save them?

Turns out, even language models "think" they're biased. When prompted in ChatGPT, the response was as follows: "Yes, language models can have biases, because the training data reflects the biases present in society from which ...

Computer Sciences

ChatGPT is great. You're just using it incorrectly

It doesn't take much to get ChatGPT to make a factual mistake. My son is doing a report on U.S. presidents, so I figured I'd help him out by looking up a few biographies. I tried asking for a list of books about Abraham Lincoln ...

Energy & Green Tech

Harvesting energy from moving trains

The Virginia Tech Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety (CVeSS) and the Railway Technologies Laboratory want to harness the energy created by moving trains and transform that energy into usable electricity.

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