Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:03:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:03:00 -0400Airbus and Uber are planning for a future of flying cars and sky taxis. "You literally push a button and you get a flight," an Uber executive says. But will our Tomorrowland ever really arrive?
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:37:00 -0400By early next year, Beijing will require automakers in China to ensure that at least 8 percent of all vehicles they manufacture are electric.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400A technology competition seeks solutions to Lake Erie's biggest problems, including harmful algae blooms and aging water systems. Teams in cities around the region are competing for thousands of dollars in prize money and consulting services to create apps and other tools.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:40:00 -0400Drone pilots and intelligence analysts who work with them may not be in physical danger themselves but "no doubt are war fighters" who experience psychological stress, says the Air Force.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:01:00 -0400DoggoLingo is a rising language on the Internet that's full of cutesy suffixes and onomatopoeias. It might even change the way you talk to your pet.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:07:31 -0400The company Juicero sells bagged juice and expensive high-tech presses, but customers realized they could squeeze the juice by hand. Lynn Neary talks with Bloomberg's Olivia Zaleski about the company.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:48:00 -0400A murder video uploaded to Facebook brought attention to how the company monitors upsetting content. Artificial intelligence may be a solution, but experts say it could bring unwanted results.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:35:00 -0400The company says its $400 machine cold-presses juice out of packets sold via subscription. Then a Bloomberg News video showed people didn't actually need the press to get juice from the packets.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:02:54 -0400Futurist Maurice Conti says we've entered a new era where machines and humans partner to do what neither can do alone. He calls it the "Augmented Age."
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:02:54 -0400GE's Chief Economist Marco Annunziata is optimistic about "the marriage of minds and machines" — provided we manage it the right way.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:02:54 -0400MIT Professor Erik Brynjolfsson sees a bright future where machines serve as powerful tools and partners. But he says we can only shape this future if we keep up with the pace of innovation.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:02:00 -0400Jeremy Howard has studied machine learning for 25 years. He says artificial intelligence can help achieve amazing things. But he warns the impact on jobs may cause a great deal of social instability.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:22:00 -0400Speeding cars have become the biggest threat for bears in Yosemite. But rangers hope tracking tools, like the website where the public can track bears, will help keep both humans and bears safe.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:30:00 -0400The same week that President Trump issued his hire American executive order, the president of one of China's top tech companies said his company wants to do the same thing. Baidu's President Ya-Qin Zhang hit the Stanford University campus trying to recruit American computer science students.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:30:00 -0400A car design school confronts the challenge of getting people to overcome their misgivings about driverless cars. Many Americans are not comfortable with self-driving cars, despite the fact that the industry is spending billions on the new technology.