artificial intelligence

A look at how A.I. is helping the human race

Artificial intelligence is changing our lives at lightning-fast speed. Now A.I. is used in everything from the workplace, banking to language. James Scott, professor of statistics and data science at the University of Texas, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how to better understand the modern world of artificial intelligence.

SciTech Now Episode 426

In this episode of SciTech Now, we learn about an innovative program that enables caregivers to experience dementia; explore the innovation in humanitarian relief; a look at how artificial intelligence is helping the human race; and a group trying to build an autonomous system that can operate underwater.

Creating artificial intelligence

Advancements in technology now afford scientists greater opportunities to explore space. In 2006, New Horizons spacecraft was launched on a mission to take images of Pluto. Flyover images from the spacecraft reveal a new perspective on Pluto.

SciTech Now episode 420

In this episode of SciTech Now, we see how humans have an impact on our oceans; how to protect today‚Äôs highly computerized cars from hackers; exploring space; and discovering new ways to give robots and drones brains of their own.  

Digital assistants

From cell phones to espresso machines, smart devices are ubiquitous in modern day living. And tech companies are racing to offer the slickest, most efficient digital assistants for everything, from managing your calendar to monitoring traffic. Richard Waters of the financial times explores some of the many artificial intelligence companions on the market. Are they […]

Using AI to score a movie

A new tool for film composers uses artificial intelligence to create and customize unique, royalty-free soundtracks.