Monthly Archive: October 2017

The Evolution of Sensors, from Canaries to Drones

The Evolution of Sensors, from Canaries to Drones

Sensors have existed for longer than the internet has, and much longer than the Internet of Things (IoT). Once upon a time, canaries sensed danger and martyred themselves in coal-mines. Now drones do sensing in...

How to Win at Deep Learning

“Deep learning” is the new buzzword in the field of artificial intelligence. As Natalie Wolchover reported in a recent Quanta Magazine article, “‘deep neural networks’ have learned to converse, drive cars, beat video games...