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MIT Technology Review’s How To series helps you get things done.  If you...

Apple is promising personalized...

At its Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday, Apple for the first time...

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This story originally appeared in The Algorithm, our weekly newsletter on AI....

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The rise of generative AI, coupled with the rapid adoption and democratization...

Technique improves the reasoning capabilities of large language...

Large language models like those that power ChatGPT have shown impressive performance on tasks like drafting legal briefs, analyzing the sentiment of customer reviews, or translating documents into different languages.These machine-learning models typically use only natural language to...

A creation story told through immersive technology

In the beginning, as one version of the Haudenosaunee creation story has it, there was only water and sky. According to oral tradition, when the Sky Woman became pregnant, she dropped through a hole in the clouds. While...

RO-ViT: Region-aware pre-training for open-vocabulary object detection with vision transformers

Posted by Dahun Kim and Weicheng Kuo, Research Scientists, Google The ability to detect objects in the visual world is crucial for computer vision...

Improved Modelling of Federated Datasets using Mixtures-of-Dirichlet-Multinomials

In practice, training using federated learning can be orders of magnitude slower than standard centralized training. This severely limits the amount of experimentation and tuning that can be done, making it challenging to obtain good performance on a...

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AI tool clones voice using 15-second clip as creators admit its too risky for public use

OpenAI has now revealed its ambitions to enter the voice-assistant space and started privately testing its powerful 'Voice Engine' late last year. Article...

The opportunity at home – can AI drive innovation in personal...

Advancing tech innovation and combating the data dessert that exists related to sign language have been areas of focus for the AI for Accessibility program. Towards those goals, in 2019 the team hosted a sign language workshop, soliciting...

Singapore develops Asia’s first AI-based mobile app for shark and ray...

Singapore National Parks Board, Microsoft and Conservation International collaborate to create AI-powered mobile application that visually identifies shark and ray species Sharks and rays are in rapid decline. This joint innovation aims to combat a key driver of this...

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Paralyzed puppy walks again thanks to 3D printed spine

A paralysed puppy has been given a ‘second chance at life’ and is able to walk again – after his spine was fixed...

Apple dethrones Microsoft as world’s most valuable company

Apple once again became the world’s most valuable company on Wednesday, dethroning Microsoft from the top spot, as the iPhone maker pushed ahead in...

Elon Musk had sex with SpaceX employee who began as intern

Elon Musk had a sexual relationship with a SpaceX employee who started at the company as an intern and was then hired not...

An AI Bot Is (Sort of) Running for Mayor in Wyoming

Wyoming’s secretary of state wants the county to reject its candidacy, but the AI bot’s human “meat puppet” says everything is in order. Article...

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Best-selling electric model with 320-mile range awarded AutoTrader Car of the Year 2024

One of the UK's best-selling new cars has been named AutoTrader's New Car of the Year 2024, with owners praising its simplicity and...

Symposium highlights scale of mental health crisis and novel methods of diagnosis and treatment

Digital technologies, such as smartphones and machine learning, have revolutionized education. At the McGovern Institute for Brain Research’s 2024 Spring Symposium, “Transformational Strategies in Mental Health,” experts from across the sciences — including psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, computer science,...

Researchers use large language models to help robots navigate

Someday, you may want your home robot to carry a load of dirty clothes downstairs and deposit them in the washing machine in the far-left corner of the basement. The robot will need to combine your instructions with...

Making climate models relevant for local decision-makers

Climate models are a key technology in predicting the impacts of climate change. By running simulations of the Earth’s climate, scientists and policymakers can estimate conditions like sea level rise, flooding, and rising temperatures, and make decisions about...

New algorithm discovers language just by watching videos

Mark Hamilton, an MIT PhD student in electrical engineering and computer science and affiliate of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), wants to use machines to understand how animals communicate. To do that, he set out...

How to opt out of Meta’s AI training

MIT Technology Review’s How To series helps you get things done.  If you post or interact with chatbots on Facebook, Instagram, Threads, or WhatsApp, Meta can use your data to train its generative AI models beginning June 26, according...

Apple is promising personalized AI in a private cloud. Here’s how that will work.

At its Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday, Apple for the first time unveiled its vision for supercharging its product lineup with artificial intelligence. The key feature, which will run across virtually all of its product line, is Apple...

What using artificial intelligence to help monitor surgery can teach us

This story originally appeared in The Algorithm, our weekly newsletter on AI. To get stories like this in your inbox first, sign up here. Every year, some 22,000 Americans a year are killed as a result of serious medical...

The data practitioner for the AI era

The rise of generative AI, coupled with the rapid adoption and democratization of AI across industries this decade, has emphasized the singular importance of data. Managing data effectively has become critical to this era of business—making data practitioners,...

Five ways criminals are using AI

Artificial intelligence has brought a big boost in productivity—to the criminal underworld.  Generative AI provides a new, powerful tool kit that allows malicious actors to work far more efficiently and internationally than ever before, says Vincenzo Ciancaglini, a senior...

OpenAI’s latest blunder shows the challenges facing Chinese AI models

This story first appeared in China Report, MIT Technology Review’s newsletter about technology in China. Sign up to receive it in your inbox every Tuesday. Last week’s release of GPT-4o, a new AI “omnimodel” that you can interact with using voice,...

Meta says AI-generated election content is not happening at a “systemic level”

Meta has seen strikingly little AI-generated misinformation around the 2024 elections despite major votes in countries such as Indonesia, Taiwan, and Bangladesh, said the company’s president of global affairs, Nick Clegg, on Wednesday.  “The interesting thing so far—I stress,...

Noise-canceling headphones use AI to let a single voice through

Modern life is noisy. If you don’t like it, noise-canceling headphones can reduce the sounds in your environment. But they muffle sounds indiscriminately, so you can easily end up missing something you actually want to hear. A new prototype...

AI-readiness for C-suite leaders

Generative AI, like predictive AI before it, has rightly seized the attention of business executives. The technology has the potential to add trillions of dollars to annual global economic activity, and its adoption for business applications is expected...

AI-directed drones could help find lost hikers faster

If a hiker gets lost in the rugged Scottish Highlands, rescue teams sometimes send up a drone to search for clues of the individual’s route—trampled vegetation, dropped clothing, food wrappers. But with vast terrain to cover and limited...