Computers Are Now Able to Teach Each Other Pac-Man, The End is Near

Until now, humans have had one significant advantage over computers and robots: We meatbags were the only ones who could teach them how to function. Now, researchers at Washington State University have created computers that can teach other computers. And they're using Pac-Man to do it. Is nothing sacred? » 4/01/14 6:27pm 4/01/14 6:27pm

Medical Professor Shows Google Glass Doesn't Have To Be Dumb

Most of the Google Glass videos we've seen thus far don't seem to tap this device's enormous potential. Used as a miniaturized camera phone or just another vehicle for porn, Glass doesn't do much that a GoPro can't. And that's a damn shame, because the way Glass enables wearers to near-effortlessly shoot point-of-view… » 7/30/13 2:40pm 7/30/13 2:40pm

Little Voices Coach Trainee-Teachers Over Headsets, Thanks to Bill Gates

Just like the technology that NFL coaches use, teachers in the US have been hooking up wires to their ears for mentors to whisper nuggets of help into when training. The Gates Foundation wisely invested its money in Teach for America, giving them enough money to purchase the headsets necessary for live-coaching newbie… » 3/01/11 3:20pm 3/01/11 3:20pm