Microsoft Director of Search Stefan Weitz explains that the future of machine learning consists of teaching artificial intelligence to identify and patterns.
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Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel’s "Brain Games," calls marijuana legalization a huge win for civilization.
Automation is on the rise in areas previously regarded as beyond the reach of machines.
Ever feel powerless to help a cause you believe in because its troubles are a great distance away? Just because you're far from the Brazilian rainforest or the polar ice caps or Mt. Everest doesn't mean you can't...
Data-driven solutions aren't going anywhere, but the public's perception of big data's value is bound to buckle beneath the weight of unrealistic expectations.
by Erik Klemetti
NASA captured this great image of the ash plume from Chaiten, which has reached 15-km into the atmosphere.
Following this eruption, I'm sure there will be a lot of work into why no one had any clue an eruption of this magnitude was about to occur.