Dyson presents benefits of artificial intelligence

His speech, titled “Artificial intelligence: From analog to digital and back,” addressed issues in today’s world and discussed their developments over time. … However, he is an expert in the history of technology and sees dangers in the concept of artificial intelligence: the theory that computers are able to … More details

Intelligence artificielle : Moins du quart des entreprises canadiennes investiront d’ici 2020

Près de 9 entreprises sur 10 envisagent des dépenses technologiques importantes dans les deux prochaines années. Mais seulement 23% des moyennes et grandes entreprises prévoient investir dans l’intelligence artificielle (IA) d’ici deux ans. C’est une des données que révèle le portrait annuel … Plus de details

Drones That Smash Into Obstacles Can Be a Good and Useful Thing

The usefulness of bumbly, bouncy microdrones Image: Vijay Kumar Lab/UPennJust like bees, these microdrones can bump into things, including each other, and continue flying without a problem. A little over a year ago, we wrote about some clumsy-looking but really very clever research from Vijay Kumar’s lab at the University of Pennsylvania. That project showed how small drones with just protective cages and simple sensors can handle obstacles by simply running into them, bouncing around a bit, and then moving on. The idea is that you don’t have to bother with complex sensors when hitting obstacles just doesn’t matter, which bees figured out about a hundred million years ago. Over the past year, Yash Mulgaonkar, Anurag Makineni, and Luis Guerrero-Bonilla (all in Kumar’s lab) have come up with a bunch of different ways in which smashing into obstacles can actually be a good and useful thing. From making maps to increased agility Continuer la lecture Drones That Smash Into Obstacles Can Be a Good and Useful Thing

Les images incroyable d’un piano qui joue seul en suivant les mouvements d’un danseur grâce à l …

Un danseur qui joue du piano, c’est désormais possible. Ces dernières semaines, la marque Yamaha a expérimenté une nouvelle innovation. Pour cela, elle a demandé au danseur japonais Kaiji Moriyama de se poser des capteurs sur le dos. Grâce à l’intelligence artificielle, chacun de ses … Plus de details