Researchers say it's time to crack open AI 'black boxes' and look for the biases inside

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As algorithms make more critical decisions affecting our lives, it has become more difficult to understand and challenge how those decisions are made, a new report says. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Watch a human paraglide through a starling-filled sky

Spanish paraglider Horacio Llorens flies with the ‘Black Sun’ – a biannual gathering of up to a million starlings that swoop together through the skies of Denmark. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Twitter vows to crack down on nude photos tweeted without consent

Twitter says it’s making policy changes to crack down on sexual harassment, including ‘creep shots’ taken without consent. It will also target hate and tweets that glorify or condone violence. Powered More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Why seeing a star crash is a 'watershed moment in astrophysics'

Gravitational waves have led scientists to something they’ve never seen before — the collision of two exotic objects called neutron stars. Here are some amazing things about that discovery. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Google sister company makes 'bold bet' with new tech-focused neighbourhood 'Sidewalk Toronto'

Waterfront Toronto has announced that Sidewalk Labs, Google’s city-building sister company, will be its partner in creating a new tech-focused neighbourhood on the eastern Toronto waterfront. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Secret Microsoft database of unfixed vulnerabilities hacked in 2013

Hackers broke into a secret Microsoft database containing information about critical and unfixed vulnerabilities in Windows and other popular software in 2013, former employees tell Reuters. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Disability in demand: People with autism offer employers a broader talent pool

A Danish company with a global mandate to help employers make the most of untapped autistic talent is helping North American firms make concerted efforts to hire employees with autism who can bring unique skills More...

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By admin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Astronomers see gravitational waves in visible light for 1st time

A never-before-seen explosion from the merger of two dense astral bodies known as neutron stars has been viewed with telescopes for the first time. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Flaw lets hackers read data over secure Wi-Fi

Belgian researchers have discovered a flaw in a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications that could allow hackers to read information that was previously understood to be encrypted, or infect websites More...

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By admin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Mass die-off of Antarctic penguin chicks alarms researchers

Thousands of chicks from a large Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic died of starvation last summer. Powered by WPeMatico  More...