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How the Next Generation is Building Artificial Intelligence

Teen scientists use machine learning and neural networks to detect and diagnose diseases, track space debris, design drones and justify conclusions at Intel ISEF 2017. While sentient computer beings like HAL from the classic 2001: A Space Odyssey or Samantha from the 2013 film Her may still be on the distant horizon, some forms of … Continued

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IPC Gives Film Students the Answer to “What’s Next?”

Top film students gain brand storytelling experience with internships at Intel Production Corps. Many students graduate from film school with a pocketful of student loans wondering, “What do I do now?” Meriam Braanaas, a 26-year-old Norwegian national who received a master’s degree in film production at the University of Southern California’s (USC) School of Cinematic … Continued

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Teen’s “Flying Wing” Aircraft Wins Global Science Fair

Germany’s Ivo Zell won the top prize at Intel ISEF 2017 for his “flying wing” aircraft, while runners-up awards honored a neural network that tracks space debris and a laser-based wireless network. Five years ago in Lorch, Germany, then 13-year-old Ivo Zell got hooked on model planes. Intrigued by aeronautical design, he read everything he could … Continued

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Altitude Seven Helps Women Climb to New Heights

For Georgina Miranda, building a small business is like climbing a mountain — following switchbacks and taking one step at a time. Georgina Miranda is petite and soft spoken, well dressed and an urbanite. But beneath her quiet demeanor lives a relentless, adventure-seeking beast. Chugging oxygen from thin air, pushing through indescribable chafing and blisters … Continued

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Fair-Trade Fashion Fuels Brooklyn’s Bhoomki Boutique

Inspired by her talented mother and vibrant Indian culture, New York designer Swati Argade started a small business that brings sustainable fashions to the masses. Like many women who grow up in a tight-knit immigrant family, Swati Argade was destined to become a doctor, lawyer or engineer. Her parents urged her to find a stable, … Continued

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Red Ants Pants: Small Business, Huge Passion

Technology and passion help Red Ants Pants founder Sarah Calhoun run her small business from a rural outpost under Montana’s big sky. Black angus cows graze in the open fields in sprawling Meagher County, Montana, where the cattle by far outnumber the people. In the county seat of White Sulphur Springs, named for the mineralized … Continued

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OASIS Scientists Catch High-Tech Ride to the Bottom of the Sea

Using WHOI’s deep-sea submersible vehicle Alvin, a drone called Sentry, an underwater video camera and other technologies, a team of scientists explore, and three-dimensionally map, a chain of volcanoes on the Pacific Ocean floor. According to satellite data, there should have been a mountain at the specified coordinates, right between the Pacific Ocean’s Seamount Chain … Continued

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VR and Replay Tech Lets Fans Watch March Madness from Virtually Anywhere

Experts describe how VR and Intel 360-degree replay technologies are making NCAA’s Big Dance more engaging than ever before. Imagine sitting courtside during March Madness, close enough to see sweat beads ripple down the muscles of student athletes racing up and down the court. Picture seeing a player’s shot from every imaginable angle, or hearing the … Continued

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3D Printing Healthcare

Innovators are showing how 3D printers can bring cost savings and customization to a growing number of healthcare needs. Perhaps 3D printers are best known for their creative applications in fashion, design and maker spaces. Increasingly, the technology is proving beneficial to other fields like the auto industry and healthcare. Healthcare is one of the … Continued

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Catch More ZZZs with Sleep-Enhancing Tech

From phone-controlled smart lightbulbs to temperature-controlled pillows and mattress pads, technological innovations are helping people get more shut-eye. Sleep eludes millions of Americans. Not getting enough sleep can lead to health problems, car crashes, accidents and errors at work, and just plain exhaustion. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more than … Continued

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How AI and Deep Learning Help Explain Human Fear

Researchers are breaking down the barrier between people and machines by teaching computers to recognize fear. On the 4th floor of the pristine Media Lab Complex at MIT lives a Nightmare Machine. These computers earned that nickname for a reason: they have been learning how to terrify people. A series of algorithms generates disturbing and … Continued

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Pikazo Uses Artificial Intelligence to Turn Pics into Masterpieces

The Pikazo app uses a special neural algorithm to transform snapshots into works of art. Many children are natural-born artists, creating crayon masterpieces that their parents hang on their refrigerators. As they become adults they often lose the freedom to express themselves in art. When a coworker says she’s spending the weekend painting, most people … Continued

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Fistful of Stars Uses VR to Demystify Science and Space

From an inside look at honeybees suffering from colony collapse disorder to a trip around the star-studded Orion Nebula, one woman uses virtual reality (VR) to transform scientific concepts into immersive experiences. At the Fistful of Stars premiere during the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, 6,000 people gathered in Brooklyn, NY’s Prospect Park Bandshell for what … Continued

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AI Joins the Search for Missing Kids

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) looks to new artificial intelligence (AI) tech to solve and deter the horrors of human trafficking and child abduction. From gathering leads that can help law enforcement find kids at risk to catching the criminals who exploit them, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children … Continued

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How Margaret Hamilton Programmed the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

One of the founding “fathers” of the software industry was in fact a mother. She coined the term “software engineering” and wrote the code that took mankind to the moon. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were just three minutes away from touching down on the moon when an alarm sounded and … Continued

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MikMak Founder Brings Retailers into the World of Social Commerce

A leader in retail transformation, MikMak founder Rachel Tipograph shows how humorous videos can help shoppers find what they want from almost wherever they are online. “And do the MikMak.” One listen to MikMak’s catchy jingle and you can expect to be humming it all day. That’s by design. The brainchild of Rachel Tipograph, an … Continued

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Will Data-Driven Healthcare Bring Precision Medicine to All?

Experts discuss a medical ecosystem where people, policies and technology interconnect, allowing doctors to administer precise treatment to one patient — the N of 1 — and then deliver it to everyone. The old “take two aspirin and call me in the morning” cure is antithetical to today’s precision medicine approach to healthcare, which zeroes … Continued

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True VR Immerses Fans in Live Sports

Stereoscopic virtual reality technology lets fans experience live sports like never before. It used to be enough to listen to the baseball game on the radio, but then television came along and brought the audience into the game like never before. Color, graphics and digital technologies like the superimposed first-down yard line or moving swim … Continued

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Anti-Poaching Technology Protects Animals in Africa

With elephant and rhino populations in rapid decline, conservationists and tech companies are working together to bring sophisticated anti-poaching technology to the savanna. After the heat of day passes and night falls on the African savanna, animals come out to roam. So, too, do the poachers who hunt them, some armed with snares and machetes, … Continued

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