Uncertain Intelligence: Can Programming Uncertainty into Machines Make Them Smarter—and More Ethical?

By Marty Graham, Contributor Forty years ago, Star Trek creators foresaw the unintended consequences of artificial intelligence. It began innocently …

3.8 – Forensics: Who’s on the Case?

Trailblazers takes a look at rigorous standards, improved inquiry, and how scientific breakthroughs have aided the investigative process over its history and into the future.

3.7 – Printers: What Will We Print Next?

Walter Isaacson tells a story about technology that literally jumps off the page.

3.6 – Mattresses: Innovation Never Sleeps

Beds. They’re where we’re born. They’re where we die. And they’re where we spend 33% of our lives in between!

These Flexible Sensors are Redefining Wearables

Rather than providing basic information through a standard blood-pressure cuff or skin monitor, ultrasound-powered readings give doctors far more information, such as what arteries are doing and how fast blood is moving.

3.5 – VR: What’s Possible in Reality?

Virtual Reality has become almost too real. But from early steps forward in video gaming technology to educational, healthcare and …