OpenAI, a non-profit research company investigating "the path to safe artificial intelligence," has developed a machine learning system called Generative Pre-trained Transformer-2 (GPT-2 ), capable of generating text based on brief writing prompts. The result comes so close to mimicking human writing that it could potentially be used for "deepfake" content.
International Computer Science Institute researchers estimated that about 17,000 Android apps collect identifying information.
The OpenAI research group has demonstrated artificial intelligence that can compose authentic-looking fake news articles from a few fragments of information.
Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C., is the first pediatric hospital to deploy a remote-monitoring virtual liaison robot in its cardiac intensive care unit.
A report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says blockchain technology could address challenges faced by smallholder coffee farmers.
Researchers have developed software for analyzing energy-generation systems based on kites and drones.
A scientific coalition is urging a ban on the development of weapons governed by artificial intelligence.
The College Board came up with a surprising conclusion about keys to success for college and life. By Thomas L. Friedman, Opinion Columnist.
Inaccurate findings are being made in some areas of biomedical research.
Both human and machine have 10 seconds per plant. They must find the ripe strawberries in the leaves, gently twist them off the stems and tuck them into a plastic clamshell. Repeat, repeat, repeat, before the fruit spoils.
NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy's planetary systems.
The founder of Huawei has said there is "no way the US can crush" the company, in an exclusive interview with the BBC.
Computer programming once had much better gender balance than it does today. What went wrong?
Spotting gravitational waves is due to become an almost hourly event in the next decade. Starting around 2023, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) will undergo its most significant upgrade since 2015, UK and US funding agencies announced on 14 February.
Here's some breaking fake news … Russia has declared war on the United States after Donald Trump accidentally fired a missile in the air.
A survey on the use of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and gaming devices found girls on equal footing with boys in terms of technology, or exceeding them in some respects.
“Hard” borders could potentially become invisible in the next few years, but practical applications could carry high costs and intrusive electronic surveillance.
Retired National Center for Atmospheric Research scientist Warren Washington will receive the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
New open source software can predict the risk of potentially deadly heart maladies.
The Pentagon has launched a program to use artificial intelligence to analyze data collected by drones to improve how wildfires are fought.