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Ray Kurzweil on the surprising simplicity of the human brain

Apr 5, 2013
Legendary inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil shares his thoughts on the way humans and technology are becoming more intertwined and an irony of the human mind.

Siri gets a new cousin: Meet Nina

Aug 7, 2012
A new voice recognition program for apps might run into the same frustrating problems.

Xbox adds new on-demand content

Dec 5, 2011
What on-demand video could mean the Xbox means for the future of TV and home entertainment.

"Siri, do I work here anymore?": Siri co-founder out at Apple

Oct 24, 2011
By all counts, the departure of Dag Kittlaus was an amicable parting and long expected. Kittlaus stuck around through the launch of the iPhone 4S,...

Good news! You just got in to Stanford! Then again, so did everyone.

Aug 17, 2011
A free, online class on artificial intelligence will be offered through Stanford. So far, over 58,000 people are signed up. Instead of grades or...

Will Watson beat us at our own game?

Feb 16, 2011
Jeopardy! champs Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings may have met their best match: Watson, the IBM super-computer with a profound command of natural la...

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Search for artificial intelligence in space, not radio waves

Aug 23, 2010
Seti (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) astronomer Seth Shostak says instead of listening for radio waves and looking for biological signs...