training

AI

How to Turn a Pair of Glasses Into an AI-Fooling Spy Tool

Perfect for a sci-fi heist.
Jordan Pearson
12.19.17
AI

Students Talked to This AI Until It Learned to Play an Atari 2600

'Montezuma's Revenge' isn't easy.
Jordan Pearson
4.21.17
privacy

Google Thinks It Can Solve Artificial Intelligence’s Privacy Problem

Can AI use your phone data without being creepy?
Jordan Pearson
4.7.17
The Right Stuff

What It’s Like to Be in the Running to Be an Astronaut

Can you sprint-swim through an aquatic obstacle course and then memorize a code underwater that you have to recall the next day?
Andrew Rader
2.21.17
Stay Vigilant

How to Lead a Digital Security Workshop

Do you want to teach people about infosec, opsec and how to stay safe online? Here's where to start.
Rachel Weidinger, Cooper Quintin, Martin Shelton, and Matt Mitchell
2.15.17
Sports

How One Startup Is Using Motion Tracking to Improve Your Tennis Swing

Here’s a 12.5 gram virtual coach for all the players who can’t afford Brad Gilbert or Nick Bollettieri.
Kevin Wong
10.20.16
short circuit

How VR Will Help Sculpt the Athlete of the Future

Virtual reality has the potential to improve how elite-level athletes prepare for the big game.
Yael Grauer
8.17.16
News

We Should All Be Glad Someone Finally Invented a Robot Ass

Implausibly, it's not a sex thing.
Jordan Pearson
7.4.16
robots

This Handwriting Algorithm Could Help Robots Understand Causality

If a robot sees a crushed can, how will it know what to do with it?
Jordan Pearson
12.10.15
Sports

If You Didn't Quantify a Run, Did It Even Happen?

Runkeeper is keeping my half marathon data hostage.
Kari Paul
11.17.15
Sports

A Pro Rugby Club Is Using a Brain Training App to Study Concussion

The Northampton Saints are taking part in a study to see how brain training could affect their performance on the field.
Victoria Turk
10.21.15
All Fronts

Why We're Worrying About Submarine Warfare Again

Our standoff with the Soviets may be over, but a future of renewed submarine-borne threats is looking increasingly likely.
Matthew Braga
9.17.15
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