Watch 2 robots work together to make a hot dog

Watch a pair of robots, named Jaco and Baxter, to make a hot dog. It's a tasty proof of concept for more complex machine learning tasks.

Boston University | Feb. 19, 2020 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: featured science-and-technology artificial-intelligence food machine-learning robots

A.I. app could assist doctors in brain tumor survival prediction

A new artificial intelligence-powered app could help doctors predict survival and determine treatment for people with meningiomas.

McGill University | Feb. 18, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine apps artificial-intelligence brains cancer machine-learning tumors

Can ‘feminist design’ save hiring algorithms from bias?

Feminist design thinking could help rid hiring algorithms of some bias, researchers argue.

Matt Shipman-NC State | Feb. 10, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture algorithms artificial-intelligence bias business gender jobs race-and-ethnicity software

AI learns to predict extreme weather the old-school way

A new AI system taught itself to predict extreme weather 5 days ahead of time. It uses methods that have been outdated since the 1950s.

Jade Boyd-Rice | Feb. 6, 2020 | futurity
~9 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology artificial-intelligence machine-learning prediction weather

A.I. could spot students struggling in educational games

A new artificial intelligence model can predict how much students are learning while playing educational games, and even who'll answer questions correctly.

Matt Shipman-NC State | Feb. 5, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology artificial-intelligence gaming learning

Can A.I. blood analysis predict Alzheimer’s progress?

Artificial intelligence can check blood samples to predict and explain the progress of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, researchers report.

Shawn Hayward-McGill | Jan. 28, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine alzheimers-disease artificial-intelligence blood-tests huntingtons-disease neurodegenerative-diseases

A.I. boosts breast cancer detection accuracy

Combined with analysis from a radiologist, a new artificial intelligence tool can identify breast cancer with approximately 90% accuracy.

Greg Williams-NYU | Jan. 22, 2020 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine artificial-intelligence breast-cancer cancer imaging-technology mammograms

Sensors and AI spot low blood sugar without needles

New technology uses AI and wearable sensors to detect low blood sugar, which could do away with the need for constant finger pricking.

Alice Scott-Warwick | Jan. 13, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine artificial-intelligence blood-sugar diabetes medical-tests sensors

Self-driving DeLorean learns how to drift

Researchers are teaching a self-driving DeLorean named MARTY to drift its way through an obstacle course of cones. See it in action for yourself.

Bjorn Carey-Stanford | Dec. 23, 2019 | futurity
~9 mins   

Tags: featured science-and-technology artificial-intelligence roads safety self-driving-cars

Trying to read the ‘mind of a group’ shapes our decisions online

When we try to make decisions in a group, our predictions about how the "mind of the group" will react to our actions shape what we choose, researchers say.

U. Washington | Dec. 5, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture artificial-intelligence decisions internet social-lives social-media

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