Data science

Pushy robots learn the fundamentals of object manipulation

MIT researchers have compiled a dataset that captures the detailed behavior of a robotic system physically pushing hundreds of...

Oct 22 · 4 min read >

Faster video recognition for the smartphone era

A branch of machine learning called deep learning has helped computers surpass humans at well-defined visual tasks like reading...

Oct 11 · 2 min read >

Robots help patients manage chronic illness at home

The Mabu robot, with its small yellow body and friendly expression, serves, literally, as the face of the care...

Oct 11 · 4 min read >

Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals

Hijacking IP addresses is an increasingly popular form of cyber-attack. This is done for a range of reasons, from...

Oct 9 · 3 min read >

Lincoln Laboratory’s new artificial intelligence supercomputer is the most powerful at a university

The new TX-GAIA (Green AI Accelerator) computing system at the Lincoln Laboratory Supercomputing Center (LLSC) has been ranked as...

Sep 27 · 2 min read >

How cities can leverage citizen data while protecting privacy

India is on a path with dual — and potentially conflicting — goals related to the use of citizen data....

Sep 25 · 3 min read >

Meet Carolyn Stein: Researching the economics of science

Carolyn Stein says she’s not a morning person. And yet … “All of a sudden I’m going on bike...

Sep 23 · 4 min read >

3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Sensors are everywhere today, from our homes and vehicles to medical devices, smart phones, and other useful tech. More...

Sep 20 · 3 min read >

Using machine learning to estimate risk of cardiovascular death

Humans are inherently risk-averse: We spend our days calculating routes and routines, taking precautionary measures to avoid disease, danger,...

Sep 12 · 2 min read >