Monthly Archive: March 2018

States that are passing laws to govern “smart contracts” have no idea what they’re doing 0

States that are passing laws to govern “smart contracts” have no idea what they’re doing

Like it or not, we seem to be stuck with the term “smart contract.” The technology, which can be used to automate transactions on a blockchain, is still so new that no one really...

Baidu shows off its instant pocket translator 0

Baidu shows off its instant pocket translator

Baidu showed off the speed of its pocket translator for the first time in the United States during an afternoon presentation at MIT Technology Review‘s EmTech Digital conference in San Francisco. The Chinese Internet...

AI savants, recognizing bias, and building machines that think like people 0

AI savants, recognizing bias, and building machines that think like people

Recommended for You AI experts’ salaries are topping $1 million—even at nonprofits Alibaba is developing its own AI chips, too The US-China tech trade war is getting dialed up a notch Bill Gates and...

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AI could alleviate China’s doctor shortage

On a recent day at a hospital in western Beijing, a cancer radiologist named Chongchong Wu loaded a suspicious-looking lung scan into a computer program resembling Photoshop. A neural network trained on thousands of...