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The big new updates to Alexa, and Amazon’s pursuit of ambient AI
If you want Alexa to alert you about specific sounds in your home, you can just teach it to listen.
The newest Roomba is finally smart enough to avoid pet poop
iRobot just made a POOP guarantee. Here's why.
The government is going to use facial recognition more. That’s bad.
A new report from the GAO finds that, among other uses, six agencies employ it to generate leads in investigations.
Fighter pilots, meet your AR adversaries
Air Force aviators could soon be training against synthetic enemies—aircraft generated by the augmented-reality display in front of them.
This new AI tool from Google could change the way we search online
For over two decades, Google has been indexing the web. Now it’s attempting to understand nuances in human language so it can deliver better search experiences.
Birders behold: Cornell’s Merlin app is now a one-stop shop for bird identification
The app’s new 'Shazam for birds' feature was made possible through citizen science. Here's how it all works—and why you should download it.
How do you make AI trustworthy? Here’s the Pentagon’s plan.
The Department of Defense wants to scale up how it uses artificial intelligence, and it wants everyone to be able to trust those algorithms.
A Texas town approved an AI-powered sentry tower for border security
The military-style structure has also found use by the Marines.
Alaska Airlines is using artificial intelligence to craft flight plans that save fuel—and time
When AI designs the route, passengers arrive 5.3 minutes faster. Here's why.
How to colorize your old black and white photos
Life in Technicolor is just better.