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

Tool finds software update bugs in hours, not days

"Updating software can sometimes turn on you when errors creep in and cause slowdowns." A new tool offers a quicker way to find the problem.

Texas A&M University | Feb. 13, 2020 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology computers machine-learning 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 It uses methods that have been outdated since the 1950s.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

How to train computers faster for ‘extreme’ datasets

A new machine learning method is a faster way to train computers for extreme classification problems, like sorting the millions of products on Amazon.

Mike Williams-Rice | Dec. 12, 2019 | futurity
~8 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology internet machine-learning

Imaging technique spots colorectal tumors with 100% accuracy

A new method that provides accurate, real-time, computer-aided diagnosis of colorectal cancer identified tumors with 100% accuracy in a new pilot study.

Beth Miller-WUSTL | Dec. 11, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer colon-cancer imaging-technology machine-learning

Microscope teaches itself to shine light on the vital stuff

A new microscope uses machine learning and LED lights to focus in on what's important, like the parasites inside cells infected with malaria.

Ken Kingery-Duke | Nov. 21, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology imaging-technology led machine-learning microscopes

System uses video from 3 phones to find shooters

A new system can locate shooters through video and audio from 3 smartphones, which could help protect human rights workers and journalists.

Byron Spice-Carnegie Mellon | Nov. 20, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology guns machine-learning mobile-devices sounds video violence weapons

15% failure is the learning ‘sweet spot’

Learning new things requires stumbling a bit, but how much failure is the right amount? Researchers have found the sweet spot.

Alexis Blue-U. Arizona | Nov. 11, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

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Exec’s words can signal red flags for investors

Machine learning can use the words that executives speak on earnings calls to flag investment risks like credit risk, future bankruptcy, and more.

Jill Young Miller-Washington U. | Oct. 21, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture business investments language machine-learning money

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