469 Results for

humans vs. machines

Article

Smart-home showdown: SmartThings vs. Wink

These systems promise to serve as the brains behind a smarter, more connected home. How do they stack up?

By November 12, 2014

Article

Verizon vs. Netflix: What's this really about? (Q&A)

Verizon's top policy wonk explains why Netflix shouldn't blame Verizon for poor streaming quality. He also talks Net neutrality.

By June 7, 2014

Article

Elon Musk worries AI could delete humans along with spam

CEO of SpaceX and Tesla suggests superintelligent machines might one day decide the solution to spam is a world devoid of humans.

By October 8, 2014

Article

Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

Article

Hawk attacks drone in a battle of claw versus machine

Those who own drones better keep an eye on where their precious quadcopters are flying. A hawk could jump out and down your drone at any minute.

By October 10, 2014

Article

Cards Against Humanity creator hits Kickstarter with Slap .45

Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin has joined forces with Gnarwhal Studios for wild west-themed card game Slap .45.

By August 20, 2014

Article

How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

Article

Hawking: AI could be the 'worst thing ever for humanity'

Discussing Johnny Depp's new film "Transcendence," the famous physicist says AI could not only be the biggest event in human history, but also the last.

By May 2, 2014

Article

Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014

Article

Tomorrow Daily 087: Baseball-playing bots, Uber and Spotify partner, a bionic bar, and more

Japanese researchers are working on combining a group of machines (each learning a particular skill, like throwing, catching, or batting) into a single baseball-capable robot. We can't wait for a team of robo-players like Bot Ruth, Joe DiMotherboard, and Hank A-RAM.

By November 17, 2014