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deep fakes

Researchers Created Fake 'Master' Fingerprints to Unlock Smartphones

It’s the same principle as a master key, but applied to biometric identification with a high rate of success.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.15.18
cybersecurity

A New Type of Computer Could Render Many Software Hacks Obsolete

DARPA is pumping millions of dollars into a computer circuit “Rubik’s cube.”
Daniel Oberhaus
12.20.17
robots

This Blind Bipedal Robot Navigates Uneven Terrain By Itself

Four legs good, two legs better.
Emiko Jozuka
5.6.16
politics

Humans Care More About Climate Change if They Know They're Responsible

When it comes to climate change, it’s what you know that counts.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.30.16
News

Autonomous Cars Can Now Drive on Snow-Covered Streets

Good news for Canadians.
Jordan Pearson
1.11.16
News

Survey: Nearly Half of Drivers Are Comfortable With (Limited) Driverless Tech

Over half of respondents said they would “prefer” the technology.
Rachel Pick
7.22.15
News

MCity, the Town for Driverless Cars, Is Officially Open

MCity features robot pedestrians, fake buildings, unmapped gravel roads, and simulated construction sites to put automated cars through the ringer.
Jason Koebler
7.20.15
News

Researchers Are Testing Electric, 3D-Printed, Uber-Like, Self-Driving SmartCarts

University of Michigan researchers tackle problems that come after self-driving.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.9.15
videos

This Material Remains a Liquid 200 Degrees Below Its Expected Freezing Point

And it changes colors when it's touched.
Jordan Valinsky
5.13.15
Perfect Worlds

Scientists Are Simulating Life After Driverless Cars

And as usual, human nature is the biggest problem.
Don Melanson
5.5.15