MIT researchers have devised a way to help robots navigate environments more like humans do.
October 4, 2018
In simulations, robots move through new environments by exploring, observing, and drawing from learned experiences.
by Rob Matheson | MIT News Office
When moving through a crowd to reach some end goal, humans can usually navigate...
Prof. Ethan Meyers
September 24, 2018
Meyers will analyze animal brain activity in real time using algorithms he has created
By Abigail Meisel
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from UMass and Hampshire, among them Assistant Professor of Statistics Ethan Meyers...
Antonio Torralba - Photo: Lillie Paquette/School of Engineering
September 21, 2018
Inaugural director of The Quest discusses what's been accomplished since last spring's launch and what is on the horizon.
It’s hard to name a field that artificial intelligence hasn’t impacted already. From mobile devices with...
AI Dialogue between CEO of Cheetah Mobile and MIT professor Max Tegmark [Pandaily]
September 19, 2018
“This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark’s thought-provoking book will help you join it.” As Stephen Hawking comments on the book Life 3.0: Being Human in the age of Artificial Intelligence, an AI...
  Researchers showed humans, monkeys, and computer models an odd assortment of objects and scenes.  Jonas Kubilius/DiCarlo Lab
September 17, 2018
By Kelly Servick
"PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA—While artificial intelligence (AI) has been busy trouncing humans at Go and spawning eerily personable Alexas, some neuroscientists have harbored a different hope: that the types of...
Robot AI
September 15, 2018
by Phil Rowley
"I’ve just finished reading the book Life 3.0 by physicist & AI philosopher Max Tegmark, where he sets out a series of possible scenarios and outcomes for humankind sharing the planet with...
Josh Tenenbaum on stage at EmTech
September 15, 2018
We have lot of AI technologies, but no real artificial intelligence. MIT's Josh Tenenbaum leads a moonshot effort to close this gap by reverse engineering how children learn.
By John Morris for Between the Lines
"The world has...
digitized Waldo in a human eye
September 14, 2018
Biologically inspired computational model can efficiently and invariantly search for natural objects in complex scenes
by Kris Brewer

Since 1987, people have been searching for the elusive red and white adorned “Waldo” in the...
baby using laptop
September 13, 2018
by Nicole Laskowski Senior News Writer

Advances in AI have spurred high interest in the technology, but the road to making machines intelligent remains a long one, said MIT's Josh Tenenbaum at the EmTech conference.

Prof. Josh Tenenbaum
September 12, 2018

Cognitive science and neuroscience could inspire the next big innovations in artificial intelligence, says the head of an ambitious new MIT-led research project.
by Will Knight

The next big breakthroughs in artificial...