UNLV professor breaks down research on blockchain, new cryptocurrency technology

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UNLV professor breaks down research on blockchain, new cryptocurrency technology LAS VEGAS – As the world begins to learn about blockchain, a local professor is up to speed because he’s been doing research on the new technology for about two years. For…

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Pupil’s brain recognizes the perfect teacher: Social brain lights up in juvenile songbirds that find a singing mentor

Pupil’s brain recognizes the perfect teacher: Social brain lights up in juvenile songbirds that find a singing mentor

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Pupil’s brain recognizes the perfect teacher: Social brain lights up in juvenile songbirds that find a singing mentor Youngsters learn many important behaviors by imitating adults. But young learners are selective in who they copy, and scientists don’t understand how they choose…

Teaching wild birds to sing a new tune

Teaching wild birds to sing a new tune

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Teaching wild birds to sing a new tune Like toddlers learning to speak, young birds learn to sing by listening to the voices of adults. Now, researchers have shown for the first time that they could teach young sparrows in the wild…

Desert ants have an amazing odor memory

Desert ants have an amazing odor memory

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Desert ants have an amazing odor memory Desert ants can quickly learn many different food odors and remember them for the rest of their lives. Their memory for nest odors seems to differ from their food odor memory: Whereas food odors are…

macOS Mojave is out today. Here’s what to expect.

macOS Mojave is out today. Here’s what to expect.

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macOS Mojave is out today. Here’s what to expect. While Apple didn’t talk much about Macs at its big iPhone event two weeks ago, we did learn that macOS Mojave would be released on September 24th. Well, here we are. I’ve been…

AI That Can Argue and Instruct

AI That Can Argue and Instruct

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AI That Can Argue and Instruct New algorithms will enable personal devices to learn any topic well enough to debate it — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading . . . Bernard S. Meyerson {authorlink} http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology Scientific American: Technology Science news and…

Fender’s music instruction app now includes bass lessons

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Fender’s music instruction app now includes bass lessons Fender has added bass lessons to its Fender Play platform, providing users with bite-sized exercises, a number of instructors to learn from and a slew of skills to master. Those working on developing their…

LinkedIn opens up data to researchers to learn about the job market

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LinkedIn opens up data to researchers to learn about the job market LinkedIn will open up its data to academic researchers for the purpose of better understanding the labor market and the economy, Bloomberg reports. The company is inviting academics to submit…

Old species learn new tricks…very slowly

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Old species learn new tricks…very slowly No species lasts forever, and, just as the saying goes, it seems like old species may get stuck in their ways and can’t adapt to environmental change as fast as younger species do. Continue reading ….

How birds learn

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How birds learn, Songbirds can acquire new abilities both through observation and through trial and error. However, skills acquired with the latter method are more easily adapted to new situations, as scientists have been able to demonstrate. The researchers also see parallels…

‘Sea of Thieves’ could learn a thing or two from ‘No Man’s Sky’

‘Sea of Thieves’ could learn a thing or two from ‘No Man’s Sky’

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‘Sea of Thieves’ could learn a thing or two from ‘No Man’s Sky’, The second Sea of Thieves campaign-slash-major update hit Xboxes and PCs last week, and it is, in a word, dull. Cursed Sails isn’t too dissimilar from the first campaign,…

Tesla’s latest zero-emissions ride is a $1,500 surfboard

Tesla’s latest zero-emissions ride is a $1,500 surfboard

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Tesla’s latest zero-emissions ride is a $1,500 surfboard , Good news: you won’t have to wait until 2020 to try a new Tesla-branded ride. However, you may want to learn how to hang ten first. Tesla has quietly introduced a limited-run (just…

Fruit fly species can learn each other’s dialects

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Fruit fly species can learn each other’s dialects , Fruit flies from different species can warn each other when parasitic wasps are near. But according to a new study, they are more likely to get the message across if the fly species…

HBO’s new owner needs to learn that ‘more’ doesn’t mean ‘better’

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HBO’s new owner needs to learn that ‘more’ doesn’t mean ‘better’ , After AT&T bought Time Warner, the business was handed over to AT&T veteran John Stankey. Last month, the new boss told The New York Times that he would be hands-off,…

Recommended Reading: Self-driving cars still have a lot to learn

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Recommended Reading: Self-driving cars still have a lot to learn, Self-driving cars are headed toward an AI roadblock Russell Brandom, The Verge It’s no secret that the auto industry is racing towards production of fully autonomous vehicles. A number of companies say…