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It's Time to Weave Computational Thinking Into K-12

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:00

A new study stresses the need for computational thinking to be integrated across K-12 school curriculums.

How an AI 'Cat-and-Mouse Game' Generates Believable Fake Photos

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:00

A new artificial intelligence system analyzes thousands of celebrity photos, infers common patterns, and generates new images that are similar.

AI Early Diagnosis Could Save Heart and Cancer Patients

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:00

Ultromics is a new artificial intelligence system that can diagnose heart scans with much greater accuracy than conventional methods, picking up details physicians may overlook.

Feeling Sounds, Hearing Sights

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:00

A new wave of sensory substitution devices work to assist people who are blind or deaf.

Smartphone Science

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:00

A new generation of portable scientific instruments is taking shape, thanks to mobile processors and innovative data-gathering techniques.

The New Jobs

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:00

As automation takes on more and more tasks, what will human workers do?

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