Intelligent Machines: AI had IQ of four-year-old child

Posted in Software on 2nd May, 2016
by Alex Muller

An artificial intelligence system at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has taken an IQ test designed for a young child.

MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New Type of University Without Lectures or Classrooms

Posted in Online on 7th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

What if you could start a university from scratch for todays needs and with todays technology?

MIT scientists create algorithm that can make photographs more memorable

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The alogrithm can predict photo memorability at "near-human" levels

Lunar detour could lighten the launch load for manned missions to Mars

Posted in Science on 19th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

A detour to the Moon could make repeated trips to Mars sustainable, reducing the mass of launch from Earth by 68%.

MIT invention turns salt water into drinking water using solar power

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Winners of the Desal Prize have been announced, part of a competition to see who could create an affordable desalination solution for developing countries.