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MIT uses shadows to help autonomous vehicles see around corners

October 28, 2019 0

We’re still not at the point where autonomous vehicle systems can best human drivers in all scenarios, but the hope is that eventually, technology being

The Station: Volvo evolves, Skip trips and touchscreen tech

October 21, 2019 0

The Station is back for another week of news and analysis on all the ways people and goods move from Point A to Point B

Announcing TechCrunch Robotics & AI on March 3, 2020 at UC Berkeley

October 14, 2019 0

Robotics is back! We are excited to announce that on March 3 next year TechCrunch will host its fourth annual TC Sessions: Robotics & AI

An interview with Dr. Stuart Russell, author of “Human Compatible, Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control”

October 6, 2019 0

(UC Berkeley’s Dr. Stuart Russell’s new book, “Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control, goes on sale Oct. 8. I’ve written a review,

“Human Compatible” is a provocative prescription to re-think AI before it’s too late

October 6, 2019 0

Dr. Stuart Russell, a distinguished AI researcher and computer scientist at UC Berkeley, believes there is a fundamental and potentially civilization-ending shortcoming in the “standard

‘Am I as brave as I think I am?’ MIT Media Lab student Arwa Mboya on the aftermath of a scandal

September 22, 2019 0

It’s been another hard week at MIT. Our campus has been divided by revelations of inappropriate fundraising, coverups, and the harboring of far too many

Joi Ito resigns as MIT Media Lab head in wake of Jeffrey Epstein reporting

September 8, 2019 0

Joichi Ito, the embattled director of the M.I.T. Media Lab, has stepped down according to a statement by MIT’s president, L. Rafael Reif. The news

MIT’s new thread-like robots could travel through blood vessels in the brain for more effective surgery

August 29, 2019 0

MIT has developed robotic thread that could make existing the least invasive current brain surgery techniques even less so, and potentially make it easier and

Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton

August 10, 2019 0

Sometimes it does seem the entire tech industry could use someone to talk to, like a good therapist or social worker. That might sound like

Biotech researchers venture into the wild to start their own business

August 10, 2019 0

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