Melonee Wise’s startup Fetch Robotics employs about 50 people and more than 125 robots. She intends to create many more jobs for both.
Courts, banks, and other institutions are using automated data analysis systems to make decisions about your life. Let’s not leave it up to the algorithm makers to decide whether they’re doing it appropriately.
In Rwanda, an early commercial test of unmanned aerial vehicles cuts a medical facility’s time to procure blood from four hours to 15 minutes.
Our tendency to become emotionally attached to chatbots could be exploited by companies seeking a profit.
Augmented-reality startup Meta’s vision for the future of work involves midair sticky notes and plenty of hand gestures.
A new form of online survey uses crowdsourcing and data visualization to reveal the hidden nuances in partisan debates.
Verizon has devised a system of cameras, sensors, and algorithms that can track the number of times cars fail to yield to bicyclists and pedestrians at a particular intersection.
Majoring in math, nuclear engineering, or even geology can lead to a well-paying software job.
Sending people to jail because of the inexplicable, unchallengeable judgments of a secret computer program undermines our legal system.
New ideas in chip design look likely to keep software getting smarter.