We asked a computer program to imitate Gay Talese’s writing. Then we asked Talese what he thought.
What does one of the most famous journalists of the 20th century think of GPT3?
All this money pouring into infrastructure should be a boon for high-speed rail, right? Not so fast.
The transit innovation’s time may come. It just will be a bumpy road to get there.
A Utah company says it revolutionized truth-telling technology. Experts are highly skeptical.
A Utah company claims it has discovered a way to tell if a person is lying by tracking their eye movements. Many are skeptical.
COP26 is bringing many calls for action. Some are already taking action.
A roundup of some of the innovative ideas that are being suggested to combat climate change.
What will the world look like when you can be whoever you want in the metaverse?
For all the skepticism Mark Zuckerberg's discussion of the metaverse last week, many Internet visionaries see it as a potential grand result whose benefits and drawbacks should not be ignored.
Nine years after she died, Whitney Houston is back to entertain you
The show shatters the norms of techno-illusion: A two-minute deep fake is one thing. The dead dancing for us is another.
What is the ‘metaverse’? Facebook says it’s the future of the Internet.
Microsoft, Facebook and other tech firms increasingly claim to be building a “metaverse” to usher in a new era of interacting online.
The Alec Baldwin shooting has some people calling for only computer-generated gunshots. It’s not as easy as it sounds.
Traditional computer-generated images can achieve some but not all of the effect of a traditional firearm.
MIT expert on work says any boss who thinks employees will return to offices is dreaming
The author of a prescient book on the workplace tells The Post: "If companies make employees who can do their jobs at home go into the office it will be harder for them to hire, and other companies will benefit."
A few idealistic Canadians are trying to replant the world’s forests with flying machines
The battle against climate change can be waged with sober policymaking, an engaged citizenry and corporate responsibility. It also, it turns out, can be fought by a few hipster Millennials with flying machines.
Every movie and TV show could soon be dubbed into any language you want
Choosing languages may soon be as easy as changing the channel. But a lot more could get transformed along the way.
Crypto tax: ‘MiamiCoin’ has made the city $7 million so far, a potential game-changer for revenue collection
MiamiCoin has generated roughly $7 million for the city since its August launch, and Mayor Francis Suarez said cryptocurrency contributions could one day replace city taxes.
After IBM failed to sail an autonomous boat across the Atlantic, it’s trying again
Four centuries after the Mayflower reached America, a robotic Mayflower with no humans onboard struggles to retrace its steps.
Tracking stolen crypto is a booming business: How blockchain sleuths recover digital loot
The crypto market allows hackers and tax evaders to launder money secretively, outside of the traditional banking system. But forensics investigators are getting savvier at mapping activity on blockchains and figuring out who is behind specific accounts.
Robot vacuums are learning to avoid dog poop. But that’s not all they can see.
iRobot's new robot vacuum uses a front-facing camera and artificial intelligence to deftly maneuver your home. However these tools require more data.
Burying power lines isn’t the only way to weatherproof the grid
Underground power lines can still experience outages caused by floods. So researchers and power companies are seeking ways to recover quicker.
AI gave Val Kilmer his voice back. But critics worry the technology could be misused.
Val Kilmer lost his natural speaking voice in 2015 during a battle with throat cancer. The Hollywood actor worked with an AI firm to digitally restore it.
Nobody can see your eyes when you wear a VR headset. Facebook wants to change that.
Facebook researchers came up with a way to translate your facial features onto the front of VR headsets.
Google’s new ‘time crystals’ could be a breakthrough for long-awaited quantum computers
Researchers at Google, Stanford and Princeton say they used Google’s quantum computer to demonstrate a “time crystal.”