machines

Dharamsala film fest lines up award-winning films, premieres

Dharamsala film fest lines up award-winning films, premieres

The sixth edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival, slated for November 2-5, will feature award-winning documentaries as well as India and South Asian premieres of some movies.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Breakthrough in AI: Google's AphaoGo beats human champion in Chinese game Go - Watch

Breakthrough in AI: Google's AphaoGo beats human champion in Chinese game Go - Watch

DeepMind, Google's taciturn artificial intelligence arm, claimed that its programme AlphaGo defeated Fan Hui - the current champion of the game that was developed in China 2,500 years ago.

Jan 28, 2016, 18:52 PM IST

Biosensor to help machines smell like humans

In a first, an Indian-origin researcher from the University of Manchester has created a biosensor that can help machines smell the way humans do.

Jan 17, 2015, 15:49 PM IST
Artificial intelligence experts pledge to protect humanity from machines

Artificial intelligence experts pledge to protect humanity from machines

Artificial intelligence experts all around the world are signing an open letter, pledging to protect mankind from machines.

Jan 12, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

A machine with a nose better than dogs

 Scientists have developed a way to sniff out tiny amounts of toxic gases - a whiff of nerve gas, for example, or a hint of a chemical spill - from up to one km away

Dec 04, 2014, 15:31 PM IST
Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think

Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think

Google Thursday announced a partnership with artificial intelligence teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people.

Oct 24, 2014, 09:20 AM IST

Machines to take over humans by 2045: Physicist

Physicist Louis Del Monte has warned that humans would not be able to retain the tag of the top species on Earth after 30 years.

Jul 07, 2014, 16:13 PM IST

3-D printers raise concerns over potential misuse for developing plastic firearms

As the three-dimensional (3D) printers make artists` and hobbyists` dream a reality by allowing them to produce virtually anything from garden gnome figures to nuts and screws, analysts believe that the devices raise serious concerns about their potential misuse.

Oct 03, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

Now, machines to publish their own upgrades

Now, a technical system will enable shared understanding between machines and their users.

Jul 17, 2011, 10:00 AM IST

Now, machines to publish their own upgrades

Now, a technical system will enable shared understanding between machines and their users.

Jul 17, 2011, 10:00 AM IST

Mimosa `could inspire machines of the future`

Mimosa could inspire a new class of structures that can twist,harden and even repair themselves.

Feb 20, 2011, 18:13 PM IST

Mimosa `could inspire machines of the future`

Mimosa could inspire a new class of structures that can twist,harden and even repair themselves.

Feb 20, 2011, 18:13 PM IST

Coconut proves a tough tree for machines

Coconut palm still remains a tough tree to be conquered by machines even as the
land of coconut is in desperate search for one due to the grim shortage of manual climbers.

Oct 08, 2010, 14:10 PM IST

Naxals set afire vehicle, machines engaged in road making

Naxals torched two machines and a pick up vehicle engaged in road construction near here in Madhya Pradesh, police said Thurssday.

Jun 03, 2010, 14:02 PM IST

Nanotube transistor may help humans bond with machines

Scientists in the US have taken a big step toward bridging the gap between the mind and the machine.

May 13, 2010, 14:16 PM IST

Nanotube transistor may help humans bond with machines

Scientists in the US have taken a big step toward bridging the gap between the mind and the machine.

May 13, 2010, 14:16 PM IST

Automatic ticket vending machines at railway stations soon

Railways have decided to install nearly 900 automatic ticket vending machines at stations across the country for the convenience of daily commuters and reduce queues at counters during rush hours.

Apr 16, 2010, 12:57 PM IST

Multi-functional drudging machines to be used for cleaning Dal

In a bid to clean the polluted Dal
Lake here, two state-of-the-art drudging machines have been
brought from Finland.

Mar 07, 2010, 14:35 PM IST