Providing the study of automating algorithmic processes that scale. A computer scientist specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computational systems.

Computer scientists have found the longest straight line you could sail without hitting land

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review Back in 2012, a curious debate emerged on the discussion website Reddit, specifically on … Continue reading Computer scientists have found the longest straight line you could sail without hitting land

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AI better than most human experts at detecting cause of preemie blindness

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress This image of an eye shows how twisted and dilated vessels of the retina can indicate retinopathy of … Continue reading AI better than most human experts at detecting cause of preemie blindness

AI will be used by humanitarian organisations – this could deepen neocolonial tendencies

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Science + Technology – The Conversation Artificial intelligence, or AI, is undergoing a period of massive expansion. This is … Continue reading AI will be used by humanitarian organisations – this could deepen neocolonial tendencies

Robot developed for automated assembly of designer nanomaterials

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily A current area of intense interest in nanotechnology is van der Waals heterostructures, which are … Continue reading Robot developed for automated assembly of designer nanomaterials

FDA approves AI-powered diagnostic that doesn’t need a doctor’s help

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review On Wednesday the US Food and Drug Administration gave permission to a company called … Continue reading FDA approves AI-powered diagnostic that doesn’t need a doctor’s help

EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: A.I. by Packt is LIVE!

  The Humble Book Bundle: A.I. by Packt just launched on Monday, March 12 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! We’ve teamed up with Packt for our newest bundle. Get titles … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: A.I. by Packt is LIVE!

Seeing is believing—precision atom qubits achieve major quantum computing milestone

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A scanning tunnelling microscope image showing the electron wave function of a … Continue reading Seeing is believing—precision atom qubits achieve major quantum computing milestone

EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

The Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist by Make: just launched on Wednesday, March 7 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! We’ve teamed up with Make: for our newest bundle! Get titles … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

Why Hasn’t AI Mastered Language Translation?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub In the myth about the Tower of Babel, people conspired to build a city and tower that would … Continue reading Why Hasn’t AI Mastered Language Translation?

Google Wants to Make Military Spy Drones Even Smarter

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Google has partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense to help the agency develop smarter drone software. According … Continue reading Google Wants to Make Military Spy Drones Even Smarter

Is Art Created by AI Really Art?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global You’ve probably heard that automation is becoming commonplace in more fields of human endeavor. Or, in … Continue reading Is Art Created by AI Really Art?

Silicon qubits plus light add up to new quantum computing capability

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories In a step forward for quantum computing in silicon — the same … Continue reading Silicon qubits plus light add up to new quantum computing capability

Job One for Quantum Computers: Boost Artificial Intelligence

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine In the early ’90s, Elizabeth Behrman, a physics professor at Wichita State University, began working to combine quantum … Continue reading Job One for Quantum Computers: Boost Artificial Intelligence

MIT’s new UV-sensitive ink allows 3D-printed objects to change color on demand

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Digital Trends A paper describing the work has been accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in … Continue reading MIT’s new UV-sensitive ink allows 3D-printed objects to change color on demand

Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories This photo provided by the Dan Smalley Lab at Brigham Young University … Continue reading Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish … Continue reading The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

MIT Engineers Have Designed a Chip That Behaves Just Like Brain Cell Connections

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The most promising artificial synapse to date. For those working in the field of advanced artificial intelligence, getting a … Continue reading MIT Engineers Have Designed a Chip That Behaves Just Like Brain Cell Connections

This Neural Network Built by Japanese Researchers Can ‘Read Minds’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub It already seems a little like computers can read our minds; features like Google’s auto-complete, Facebook’s friend suggestions, … Continue reading This Neural Network Built by Japanese Researchers Can ‘Read Minds’

AI Uses Titan Supercomputer to Create Deep Neural Nets in Less Than a Day

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub You don’t have to dig too deeply into the archive of dystopian science fiction to uncover the horror … Continue reading AI Uses Titan Supercomputer to Create Deep Neural Nets in Less Than a Day

How a Machine That Can Make Anything Would Change Everything

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub “Something is going to happen in the next forty years that will change things, probably more than anything … Continue reading How a Machine That Can Make Anything Would Change Everything

Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories False-color circuit image showing 10 superconducting qubits (star shapes) interconnected by a … Continue reading Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement

Synopsis: Quantum Circulators Simplified

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Physics – spotlighting exceptional research B. J. Chapman et al., Phys. Rev. X (2017) The superconducting qubit is a leading … Continue reading Synopsis: Quantum Circulators Simplified

An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses

Your daily selection of the latest science news! This illustration shows how gravitational lensing works. The gravity of a large galaxy cluster is so strong, it bends, brightens and distorts … Continue reading An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses

This neural network aims to give your smartphone photos DSLR-like quality

Scientists from the Computer Vision Lab at ETH Zürich university have developed the new tool which uses deep learning to automatically improve photos.

Google’s Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

These results are meaningful because even at Google, few people have the requisite expertise to build next generation AI systems. It takes a rarified skill set to automate this area, but once it is achieved, it will change the industry.

FDA-approved robot assistant gives surgeons force feedback

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Engadget Surgeons are trained to accurately operate on you when you need it, but robotic assistants could help them … Continue reading FDA-approved robot assistant gives surgeons force feedback

Quantum Inside: Intel Manufactures an Exotic New Chip

The work was done in collaboration with QuTech, a Dutch company spun out of the University of Delft that specializes in quantum computing. QuTech has made significant progress in recent years toward developing more stable qubits.

Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A new learning algorithm is illustrated on a molecule known as malonaldehyde … Continue reading Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules

Microsoft makes play for next wave of computing with quantum computing toolkit

That quantum computing future is, fortunately, still likely to be many years off. For now, Microsoft is taking sign ups for its quantum preview today.

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit – the building block of quantum computers – that they … Continue reading Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

Keep on marching for science education

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Nature – Issue – nature.com science feeds The new school year is beginning in the United States, and science education … Continue reading Keep on marching for science education

How machine learning could help to improve climate forecasts

Conventional computer algorithms rely on programmers entering reams of rules and facts to guide the system’s output. Machine-learning systems — and a subset, deep-learning systems, which simulate complex neural networks in the human brain — derive their own rules after combing through large amounts of data.

Quantum Computing Is Coming at Us Fast, So Here’s Everything You Need to Know

In the quantum world, objects can exist in a what is called a superposition of states: A hypothetical atomic-level light bulb could simultaneously be both on and off. This strange feature has important ramifications for computing.

Major leap towards data storage at the molecular level

The potential for molecular data storage is huge. To put it into a consumer context, molecular technologies could store more than 200 terabits of data per square inch – that’s 25,000 GB of information stored in something approximately the size of a 50p coin, compared to Apple’s latest iPhone 7 with a maximum storage of 256 GB.

Breakthrough ink discovery could transform the production of new laser and optoelectronic devices

The research titled Black phosphorus ink formulation for inkjet printing of optoelectronics and photonics has been published today in Nature Communications and was funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Featured video: A self-driving wheelchair

Your daily selection of the best tech news! According to MIT News  Singapore and MIT have been at the forefront of autonomous vehicle development. First, there were self-driving golf buggies. … Continue reading Featured video: A self-driving wheelchair

This Insane Nanochip Device Can Heal Tissue Just by Touching The Skin Once

By using our novel nanochip technology, injured or compromised organs can be replaced,” says one of the study leaders, Chandan Sen. “We have shown that skin is a fertile land where we can grow the elements of any organ that is declining. Wait, are we in Star Trek now?

This Teenage Girl Invented an AI-Based App That Can Quickly Diagnose Eye Disease

This ingenious system is called Eyeagnosis, and Kopparapu – a high school junior – recently presented it at the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence conference in New York.

What Is Science?

Science is a systematic and logical approach to discovering how things in the universe work. It is also the body of knowledge accumulated through the discoveries about all the things in the universe. 

Meet the adorable robot camera Japan’s space agency sent to the ISS

Science can be cute as hell when it wants to be – take the JEM Internal Ball Camera (“Int-Ball” for short). The device, created by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency … Continue reading Meet the adorable robot camera Japan’s space agency sent to the ISS

U.S. to Fund Advanced Brain-Computer Interfaces

Matt Angle’s claim might have sounded eccentric before: for years, he insisted that the key to solving one of neuroscience’s most intractable challenges lay in a 1960s-era technology invented in … Continue reading U.S. to Fund Advanced Brain-Computer Interfaces

A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

Gold microchip. Credit: Lancaster University Counterfeit products are a huge problem – from medicines to car parts, fake technology costs lives. Every year, imports of counterfeited and pirated goods around … Continue reading A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

Tiny, Lens-Free Camera Could Hide in Clothes, Glasses

The lens-free camera is so thin it could be embedded anywhere, according to researchers. Credit: Caltech/Hajimiri Lab A tiny, paper-thin camera that has no lens could turn conventional photography on … Continue reading Tiny, Lens-Free Camera Could Hide in Clothes, Glasses

The world’s most powerful computer

China only started producing its first computer chips in 2001. But its chip industry has developed at an awesome pace. So much so that Chinese-made chips power the world’s most … Continue reading The world’s most powerful computer

These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Scientists, technologists, engineers, and visionaries are building the future. Amazing things are in the pipeline. It’s a big deal. But you already knew all that. Such speculation is common. What’s … Continue reading These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

Stanford scientists have created a device that wirelessly transmits electricity to a movable disc. The technology could some day be used to charge moving electric vehicles and personal devices. Credit: Sid Assawaworrarit/Stanford University If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard … Continue reading Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

3-in-1 device offers alternative to Moore’s law

Illustration of the reconfigurable device with three buried gates, which can be used to create n- or p-type regions in a single semiconductor flake. Credit: Dhakras et al. ©2017 IOP … Continue reading 3-in-1 device offers alternative to Moore’s law