Category: Science

September 17, 2019

Why We Need Brain Scan Data Guidelines

Opinion: Aided by AI, brain scans know your past and future as well as your DNA. Determining their ethical implications is vital to scientific integrity.


August 27, 2019

China Trade Spillover, LA’s Pollution by Block, and More News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.


by Lydia Horne in Business
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August 19, 2019

The five technical challenges Cerebras overcame in building the first trillion transistor chip

Superlatives abound at Cerebras, the until-today stealthy next-generation silicon chip company looking to make training a deep learning model as quick as buying toothpaste from Amazon. Launching after almost three years of quiet development, Cerebras introduced its new chip today — and it is a...


by Danny Crichton in Cerebras
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August 1, 2019

Calling all hardware startups! Apply to Hardware Battlefield @ TC Shenzhen

Got hardware? Well then, listen up, because our search continues for boundary-pushing, early-stage hardware startups to join us in Shenzhen, China for an epic opportunity; launch your startup on a global stage and compete in Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen on November 11-12. Apply here to...


by Neesha A. Tambe in Augmented Reality
July 31, 2019

Alphabet’s AI Might Be Able to Predict Kidney Disease

In a study involving 700,000 VA patients, an algorithm from DeepMind predicted 90% of cases of acute kidney injury up to 48 hours before it occurred.


by Tom Simonite Gregory Barber in Business
July 16, 2019

The Best Gear to Take to the Moon

You’re embarking on the craziest 76-hour journey of your life. What on earth (literally) do you bring?


by Hannah in Gear