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DeepMind’s AI uses aerial and ground-view data to navigate unseen areas

Might street-navigating AI be able to traverse previously unseen neighborhoods given sufficient training data? That’s what scientists at Google parent company Alphabet’s DeepMind investigate...

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine...

AI is being leveraged now for a growing list of advanced security protocols, and yet AI in itself can actually pose security risks for...

AI tunes prosthetic legs to help human wearers walk better, faster

Robotic limbs aren’t a complete solution for amputees. Technicians typically spend hours manually adjusting them until they mesh perfectly with human wearers’ gaits, and...

Apple cuts autonomous car team by 200, shifting some to machine...

Apple’s autonomous car skunkworks endeavor, Project Titan, has spent years as one of the company’s most volatile divisions, going through almost as many leadership and...

How Cody Friesen extracts water from air and kindles hope at...

Cody Friesen had a big dream, and at Zero Mass Water he is making it come true. His team has figured out how to...

Researchers expose biases in datasets used to train AI models

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a bias problem. Word embedding, a common algorithmic training technique that involves linking words to vectors, unavoidably picks up —...

AI Weekly: Despite fears of job-stealing robots, AI did a lot...

In case you somehow missed the dire predictions regarding artificial intelligence: AI is coming for our jobs. Over 10 percent of positions currently occupied...

Hypergiant Sensory Sciences raises $5 million to track critical infrastructure with...

Texas entrepreneur Dave Copps has launched Hypergiant Sensory Sciences, which uses AI to help companies understand their physical environments. Copps told VentureBeat his new...

Blackbird Interactive releases demo for Project Eagle base on Mars

Blackbird Interactive created Project Eagle, an interactive art demo of a human colony on Mars, in 2017. And, just in time for the touchdown...

ApisProtect raises $1.8 million for bee-monitoring sensors

The worldwide honeybee community is in crisis. In the years leading up to 2013, over 10 million of the nearly 90 million managed beehives...