learning

AI

Watch a Computer Learn to Play ‘Doom’ Inside a Dream

Researchers got deep learning models to train inside their own hallucinated ideas of the world.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.18
they see me rollin

Watch As These Exoskeletons Auto-Adjust To People’s Steps

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon created an algorithm that lets the exoskeleton evolve midstep.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.22.17
clever girl

As Female Elk Age, They Become Practically Impossible to Hunt

These elk can learn.
Lisa Cumming
6.14.17
MIT

Robots Can Quickly Learn New Skills From Humans and Teach Them to Other Robots

“I’m not concerned about the robot apocalypse.”
Daniel Oberhaus
5.10.17
Tedium

Educational Video Games Just Never Got Things Right

The problem with edutainment in the 1990s was that, while it covered the education, it didn’t do enough to entertain the kids.
Ernie Smith
4.24.17
busy bees

Scientists Used a Little Bee Puppet to Teach Real Bees How to Play Bee ‘Soccer’

A new experiment tests out bees’ abilities to learn new skills.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.23.17
politics

What the Heck Is Neurofeedback Technology, Betsy DeVos’s Pet Project?

The wealthy investor has refused to break ties with a Michigan-based company that specializes in the drug-free treatment.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.25.17
Food

Bees Can Count to Four, Display Emotions, and Teach Each Other New Skills

Recent studies provide insight into the cognitive power of one of the planet’s tiniest brains.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.5.16
Technology

Seymour Papert, a Pioneer of Artificial Intelligence and Kids Coding, Has Died

Papert’s work was dedicated to using technology to help kids learn.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.1.16
evolution

Scientists Think Intelligent Life Could Have Evolved Before Brains

Maybe our big ol’ brains aren’t so special after all.
Sarah Emerson
4.27.16
dance

Watch as This Software Teaches Itself How to Dance

Now it just needs a body to 'Step Up.'
Leif Johnson
4.24.16
Features

Now Streaming: How to Do a Kidney Transplant

As medical schools seek to expand their reach and capture the attentions of smartphone-prone students, class is getting increasingly virtual
Tina Amirtha
4.8.16
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