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By a strange twist of fate, video games have played a role in developing artificial intelligence. Graphics processing units that were originally intended just to pump out polygons and pixels happen to be the perfect systems to train neural networks. But artificial intelligence might repay the favor, and make video games even better. And I’m

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This one’s real easy, you guys–super low key, not really a big deal, it’s just this silly question that nobody’s really interested in, it’s just like….how did life begin? Ok, obviously I’m joking. This is one of the biggest unanswered questions in science today, and is the backbone of our burning questions about who we

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EVE Online is a vast universe, alive with the unrelenting activity and combined history of its players. Pursuing lives of adventure, warfare and prosperity, they share this existence in the biggest single-shard free-to-play MMO of all time. Set 21,000 years in the future, EVE takes place in a distant cluster of over 7,000-star systems known

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(electronic music) – In 1977, NASA sent two golden records into space aboard the Voyager One and Two spacecraft. The Voyager probes have become two of the farthest reaching objects ever launched by humanity. And the golden records, real functioning LPs, contained something utterly unique: audio and images from Earth. By 2030, both Voyager One

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My creators named me Rob. I’m the tenth generation, A I Robot, created by the Earth Space Federation. I started as the astronauts right hand inside the EPSS, or, The Earth Planetary Space Station. As a first generation robot, I was able to do simple tasks. By second generation I could do tasks outside, in

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Every so often, a scientist is born who is so brilliant and so charming that they become a cultural icon. Now, I know you thought I was talking about myself, well, because… I get that a lot- but I was actually talking about Richard P. Feynman, who is definitely one of the coolest scientists of

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Quantum computers promise to one day dominate their classical counterparts like the computers we use today. But classical computers will not go gentle into that good night. They’re fighting inevitable quantum supremacy, and they’re using some tricks they’ve picked up thanks to quantum computers. You’re probably familiar with how classical computers work, information is broken

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As a writer, comedian, researcher, and DJ, I have to have music to focus. But I have friends who need *complete silence* to study, write, or be productive. So which one’s better for our brain and our body? Let’s start by finding out what noise, the opposite of silence, does to our bodies. Studies were

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Stanford University remember if you've missed more than two of these lectures let POW and I know so we can figure out what you can do to get credit for this course next week we have Susan white Susan is a postdoc researcher at Virginia Tech and has going to be talking about some of

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Stargate is the world's largest metal 3D printerentirely built and designed in-house. The core of it includes three robot arms — oneof which is doing printing — and the other two are doing post post-processing. This is a six degree of freedom industrialrobot arm so it can move anywhere within about a 14 foot radius

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