computers

Elon Musk wants to merge humans and machines via brain implants

The founder and chief executive of Tesla is simultaneously running both the automaker and Space Exploration Technologies Corp — commonly known as SpaceX. Now he wants to implant tiny brain electrodes that could one day lead to consciousness that doesn’t die with its

Intel Claims Its Magical New Memory Will Speed Your Computer Up for Cheap

For a decade now, one of the biggest factors in choosing a computer has been the choice between traditional hard drive and solid state drive. The former is cheap, bulky, and slow. The latter is expensive, light, and fast. There has been

Singularity Will Happen by 2029 – Ray Kurzweil

Of his 147 predictions since the 1990s, Kurzweil has kept an astonishing accuracy rate of 86 percent. Earlier this week, at the SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas, Kurzweil made yet another prediction: the technological singularity will happen sometime in the next

81-year-old Japanese woman codes better than the rest of us

Masako Wakamiya is making the news for an app she created to show people the correct way to place their traditional doll displays ahead of Hinamatsuri, or Girl's Day, in Japan, according to Mashable. Wakamiya is a former banker who clocked 43

AI learns to write its own code by stealing from other programs

Created by researchers at Microsoft and the University of Cambridge, the system, called DeepCoder, solved basic challenges of the kind set by programming competitions. This kind of approach could make it much easier for people to build simple programs without knowing