The war machine needs fuel, perhaps so much as to make protecting oil redundant.
You searched for: Mark Watson
A scientific legend in his own time, James Watson was awarded the Nobel Prize for helping discover the structure of DNA. Tomorrow he will sell the medal for income at a Christie's auction.
Jon Iwata, Senior VP of Marketing and Communications at IBM, shares the origins and purpose of IBM's supercomputer Watson.
IBM and USAA have joined forces to introduce supercomputer Watson to veterans in need of guidance as they transition back into society.
The singularity is near! Our smart phones and laptops will one day seem like the gadget equivalent of the horse-and-buggy compared to the machines we will rely on in the […]
Eric Siegel never thought he would experience a machine acting in a way that he would subjectively consider to be intelligent. IBM's Watson, however, changed all of that.
“It never phased him that we’d call out different tunes from the stage and change the set around endlessly to stop from being bored,” Radiohead front man Thom Yorke says […]
Dr. James Watson can’t help but speak his mind. And this has gotten the co-discoverer of DNA’s double-helix in trouble in the past. He has been called, among other things, […]
The most important events in history have nothing to do with politics or wars.
Our concept of "failure" is way too narrow.
The ten greatest ideas in science form the bedrock of modern biology, chemistry, and physics. Everyone should be familiar with them.
Historically, periods of mass flourishing are underpinned by technological revolutions. Currently, we are undergoing a technological revolution unlike anything the world has ever seen.
A new “common-sense” approach to computer vision enables artificial intelligence that interprets scenes more accurately than other systems do.
The “great resignation” is a trend that began before the pandemic – and bosses need to get used to it
Employees are quitting at record rates – a trend that shows no signs of stopping.
Three cutting-edge techniques – the gene-editing tool CRISPR, fluorescent proteins and optogenetics – were all inspired by nature.
Neither. We are entering an AI autumn.
75 years after Erwin Schrödinger's prescient description of something like DNA, we still don't know the "laws of life."
Our social emotions are now being hijacked by robots.
The Earth is warming, and humans aren’t doing nearly enough to combat it. Could partially blocking the sunlight be the solution? It’s 2020, and not only is the Earth warmer […]
Researchers believe that war exacerbates climate change, threatening the environment and making future wars more likely.
The second in a three-part series on the history of research on the origin of life.
The world's always been changing, but it feels like it's never changed so quickly as it does now. What life skills will that render obsolete?
Why do all of our virtual assistants have a female voice?
More vaccine-autism facts for the fact-averse.
The Dr. Data Show is a new web series that breaks the mold for data science infotainment, captivating the planet with short webisodes that cover the very best of machine learning and predictive analytics.
These photos of scientific heroes and accomplishments inspire awe and curiosity.
An exhaustive report from The New York Times shows the alarming extents to which Facebook has been sharing user data.
A new AI-produced commercial from Lexus shows how AI might be particularly suited for the advertising industry.
The tech giants seem to be all in on blockchain.
These ten characters have all had a huge influence on psychology. Their stories continue to intrigue those interested in personality and identity, nature and nurture, and the links between mind and body.