How People with Disabilities Are Using AI to Improve Their Lives
Advances in artificial intelligence have spurred the development of smart devices to help people overcome physical and cognitive challenges. And, this may just be the beginning.
The Algorithm Will See You Now: How AI is Helping Doctors Diagnose and Treat Patients
Artificial intelligence researchers are building tools to quickly and accurately turn data into diagnoses. But practical limitations and ethical concerns mean humans should remain in charge.
Can Artificial Intelligence Help Save the Natural World?
AI-powered tools are giving conservationists new ways to combat the daunting, ongoing, human-caused problem of mass extinction. It won’t be easy.
Does AI Hold the Key to a New and Improved “Green Revolution” in Agriculture?
Producing enough healthy food to feed the world—on a changing planet—is going to be a steep challenge. These researchers are giving farmers AI-driven techniques and tools to find solutions.
AI Technology is Disrupting the Traditional Classroom. Here’s a Progress Report.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to personalize learning at scale. The challenge: making sure it benefits everyone.
Thirsty for solutions, water managers are putting AI-powered tools to work
Around the world, aging and inadequate water systems are a huge public health problem. Now, researchers are using artificial intelligence to help conserve and monitor the quality of drinking water.
This time, with feeling: Robots with emotional intelligence are on the way. Are we ready for them?
Researchers are developing robots that use AI to read emotions and social cues, making them better at interacting with humans. Are they a solution to labor shortages in fields like health care and education, a threat to human workers, or both?