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What AI College Exam Proctors Are Really Teaching Our Kids

1 hour ago   |   Wired

Universities are digitally spying on students to make sure they don't cheat on online tests. A whole generation could be learning to tolerate surveillance.
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Merck tests delivering temperature-controlled medicine via drone

Merck tests delivering temperature-controlled medicine via drone

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

Drone maker Volansi is collaborating with drug maker Merck on a drone program to get 'cold-chain' medicines to people not in hospitals.
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This A.I. CEO says if governments don't regulate technology, we will live in a ‘very scary place'

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Tom Siebel , long-time Silicon Valley...
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Check out the pitch deck an ex-Microsoft manager used to raise more than $17 million to fund his edtech startup

Check out the pitch deck an ex-Microsoft manager used to raise more than $17 million to fund his edtech startup

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Last week Knowledgehook, the edtech platform cofounded by former Microsoft manager Travis Ratnam, raised almost $18 million in a funding round backed by...
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Chinese Delivery Platform Meituan-Dianping Trials First-Ever Smart AI Retail Store

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

China's food-delivery platform Meituan-Dianping has just debuted its first-ever smart AI retail store. Running on a combination of AI and robotics, goods are delivered using...
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Companies Are Rushing to Use AI-but Few See a Payoff

7 hours ago   |   Wired

A study finds that only 11 percent of firms that have deployed artificial intelligence are reaping a “sizable” return on their investments.
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DeepMind open-sources the FermiNet, a neural network that simulates electron behaviors

DeepMind open-sources the FermiNet, a neural network that simulates electron behaviors

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Researchers at DeepMind have open-sourced the FermiNet, a neural network that simulates the positions and arrangements of electrons.
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AI methods of analyzing social networks find new cell types in tissue

18 hours ago   |   Science Daily

In situ sequencing enables gene activity inside body tissues to be depicted in microscope images. To facilitate interpretation of the vast quantities of information generated...
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Google Assistant-enabled smart displays gain support for multiple accounts

19 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Google Assistant has gained new features on smart displays, including support for multiple enterprise and personal accounts on a single device.
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Facebook's open source M2M-100 model can translate between 100 different languages

Facebook's open source M2M-100 model can translate between 100 different languages

20 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Facebook's M2M-100 machine learning model can translate between 100 different languages, ostensibly with state-of-the-art accuracy.
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Breathtaking fall scenes from around the world

Breathtaking fall scenes from around the world

You may not be visiting these sites in person this year, but you can still enjoy these stunning images. Read more ...

Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Trump on a new coronavirus relief package... Read more ...

Presidential candidates to be muted during opponent's initial responses at...

Presidential candidates to be muted during opponent's initial responses at second debate

The microphones will be turned off so President Donald Trump and Joe Biden can answer initial questions, but they will be turned back on for open discussion after that. Read more ...

Tsunami warning issued after 7.5-magnitude earthquake near Alaska

Tsunami warning issued after 7.5-magnitude earthquake near Alaska

A tsunami warning was issued Monday after a preliminary magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck near Sand Point, Alaska. Read more ...

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

The 50-page indictment focuses on attacks that prosecutors said were aimed at promoting Russian's own geopolitical interests. Read more ...

Economics Lessons From The Pandemic

Economics Lessons From The Pandemic

Since COVID-19 hit our shores, economists have been crunching data to see how it's affecting our economy. (Image credit: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images) Read more ...

London signs off on vaccine trials that infect volunteers with Covid-19

London signs off on vaccine trials that infect volunteers with Covid-19

The UK govt has backed human challenge studies in an attempt to speed up the development of a Covid-19 vaccine. Trial participants who have previously been given a vaccine... Read more ...

It Pays To Be An Apprentice: 63% More

It Pays To Be An Apprentice: 63% More

Participants in an apprenticeship program that matches employers with community colleges were able to earn substantially more after one year than their peers at community... Read more ...

Supreme Court Will Take Up Case Against Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Asylum Policy

Supreme Court Will Take Up Case Against Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Asylum Policy

Trump's “Migrant Protection Protocols” policy, known informally as “Remain in Mexico,” makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings. Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear case over border wall funding

Supreme Court to hear case over border wall funding

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Trump administration's appeal of a lower court ruling that it improperly diverted money to build portions of the border wall with Mexico. Read more ...