Google is teaming up with the UK’s National Health Service to put its artificial intelligence system, DeepMind Health, to the test of helping improve head and neck cancer treatment.Read More
Remember a while back when we said Twitter is going start looking a lot like Facebook? Today they've rolled out a significant change towards this transition: an algorithmic timeline.Read More
Minecraft is great for teaching young gamers key skills like problem solving and creativity, but it's not just humans who can learn a something from it. Researchers have used the computer game to teach robots these same skills in a faster, more efficient way.Read More
The Tetris Printer Algorithm, created by Software architect Michael Birken, is a program with the ability to draw using Tetris pieces. By autonomously playing the famous puzzle game, the algorithm can create images by rotating, positioning and dropping Tetriminos.
Let's be honest, we call our music tastes "diverse;" but there is always that one favourite song that deserves multiple uses of that Repeat button. The Infinite Jukebox takes this concept in a new, algorythmic direction, remixing said song to continue playing forever.
Computer scientists have developed two algorithms that, if used with thermal imaging, could scan for intoxicated people in public.
Though it’s not yet quite up to snuff in predicting how actual crimes will take place and who will commit said act à la Minority Report (there’s that reference again), the Los Angeles Police Department has announced its high-tech algorithms used to predict and prevent future crimes has already had a significant impact in reducing certain criminal activity in areas covered by the prophetic computer system.
So if you've been on Twitter over the past 12 hours, you'll have noticed that things look a little different to say the least. The social microblogging service received a major upgrade, packing new functions and an all new design, forming the most significant update of Twitter yet. Here's what has changed both on the face of it and under the hood.