SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
FIVE EXAMPLES OF AI DOMINATING HUMANS IN THE WORLD OF GAMING
Artificial intelligences have recently bested the world's top Go and poker players, but those aren't the first machines to dominate humans in the world of gaming, with systems claiming victories as many as 20 years ago.
WHAT IS "OPEN SCIENCE”? (AND WHY SOME RESEARCHERS WANT IT)
There is a movement within the scientific community that asks for greater collaboration between research teams. The idea is that with greater access to information, more people working separately on the same problems can solve them more efficiently and with the greatest transparency.
AN ISRAELI AI COMPANY IS GIVING MACHINES THE GIFT OF SIGHT
A startup operating out of Tel Aviv, Israel is looking to change the way artificial intelligence is able to perceive the world. Cortica boasts of having a transparent and verifiable machine learning algorithm that makes it possible for machines to learn, classify, and represent things without guidance.
SPACEX'S FALCON 9 ROCKET LAUNCHES MOST ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE EVER
SpaceX used their Falcon 9 rocket in order to launch a communications satellite for Inmarset, a British satellite telecommunications company. The CEO of Inmarset described the satellite as the largest and most complicated communications satellite ever built.
INTEL'S NEW PROCESSOR IS THE FIRST CONSUMER CHIP TO OFFER A TERAFLOP OF POWER
Intel has unveiled their latest family of ultra-fast processing chips. The i9 series is headed by an 18-core beast capable of more than a teraflop of computing power. The series also offers cheaper prices for chips with fewer cores.
THE LAUNCH WAS SUCCESSFUL. SPACEX JUST MADE HISTORY.
Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft on its second mission to the International Space Station. The launch further solidifies SpaceX's goal to make space travel cheaper and more accessible.
BRING BACK BEAVERS TO FIGHT FLOODING AND POLLUTION, EXPERT CLAIMS
Reintroducing beavers to Britain could help clean up rivers, prevent flooding and minimise soil loss, an expert has claimed.
A STAR SYSTEM ONLY 10 LIGHT-YEARS AWAY IS OUR MINI-DOPPELGANGER
Only a little more than 10 light-years away is a glimpse into the past of our solar system. The nearby star system resembles an approximation of what our solar system may have looked like in its early development.
NEW RESEARCH SHOWS MICROGRAVITY MUTATES BACTERIA INTO SUPERBUGS
Scientists at the University of Houston have discovered that space may strengthen bacteria, and potentially make them more dangerous. This could make future extended trips in space even more risky.
UTERINE FIBROIDS: SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
Uterine fibroids, clinically known as uterine leiomyomata, are common, non-cancerous growths of the walls of the uterus.