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January 12, 2024
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Mario Paternostro and Franco Manzitti interview Tomaso Poggio, the Genoese who changed the world
Tomaso Poggio, Genoese, a professor at MIT in Boston, has been considered one of the inventors...
December 15, 2023
“Minimum viewing time” benchmark gauges image recognition complexity for AI systems by measuring the time needed for accurate human identification.
Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL
Imagine you are scrolling through the photos on your...
December 13, 2023
Study shows computational models trained to perform auditory tasks display an internal organization similar to that of the human auditory cortex.
Anne Trafton | MIT News
Computational models that mimic the structure and function...
December 5, 2023
Robots that can fit multiple items into a limited space could help pack a suitcase or a rocket to Mars
By Nick Hilden
Packing the car for a road trip might seem like a straightforward enough task, but it’s never been an easy one...
November 29, 2023
Rodney Brooks, co-founder of iRobot, kicks off an MIT symposium on the promise and potential pitfalls of increasingly powerful AI tools like ChatGPT.
Adam Zewe | MIT News
Speaking at the “Generative AI: Shaping the Future”...
November 20, 2023
Jörn Dunkel and Surya Ganguli ’98, MNG ’98 receive Science Polymath awards; Josh Tenenbaum is named AI2050 Senior Fellow.
Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics
Two MIT faculty were recently honored by Schmidt Futures, a...
October 31, 2023
Mini-clocks in the human brain? UCLA researchers show how certain neurons fire with minute-scale regularities
by University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Two studies led by UCLA researchers offer new insights...
October 30, 2023
Two studies find “self-supervised” models, which learn about their environment from unlabeled data, can show activity patterns similar to those of the mammalian brain.
Anne Trafton | MIT News
To make our way through the world,...
October 19, 2023
Perovskite silicon tandem solar cell technology is a mouthful, but it’s basically perovskite crystals layered on top of silicon cells. The combination captures energy from the sun more efficiently than traditional silicon cells,...
October 17, 2023
Researchers coaxed a family of generative AI models to work together to solve multistep robot manipulation problems.
Adam Zewe | MIT News
Anyone who has ever tried to pack a family-sized amount of luggage into a sedan-sized trunk...

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