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Trump to Sign Executive Order Promoting Artificial Intelligence

Feb. 11, 2019

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Monday meant to spur the development and regulation of artificial intelligence, technology that many experts believe will define the future of everything from consumer products to health care to warfare.

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CU climate researchers to deploy drones in largest Arctic expedition ever

Feb. 8, 2019

CU Boulder researchers will fly drones this fall as part of MOSAiC, a massive expedition to the Arctic to study climate at the top of the world.

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AP: 5 reasons why autonomous cars aren’t coming anytime soon

Feb. 5, 2019

Here are the problems that researchers must overcome to start giving rides without humans behind the wheel.

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Play Pictionary against computers to help AI learn common sense

Feb. 5, 2019

A new game from the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence hopes to enlighten the algorithms.

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NYT: Why Do We Hurt Robots?

Jan. 23, 2019

Why do people lash out at robots, particularly those that are built to resemble humans? It’s a global phenomenon.

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FAA digs deeper into drone traffic management

Jan. 23, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration announced new awards to three of the 10 drone integration pilot projects for development of technologies to further integrate drones into the national airspace.

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PhD student’s work could map caves on moon and Mars

Jan. 8, 2019

Andrew Kramer is working on his PhD at the College of Engineering and Applied Science under Assistant Professor Christoffer Heckman.

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CU Engineers want drones to go subterranean to save lives after earthquakes

Jan. 8, 2019

CU Boulder engineering professor Sean Humbert is leading a team in a national competition, the Subterranean Challenge. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency gifted the university a $4.5 million grant to fund Humbert's team.

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Artificial intelligence turns brain activity into speech

Jan. 3, 2019

Three research teams recently made progress in turning data from electrodes surgically placed on the brain into computer-generated speech. Using computational models known as neural networks, they reconstructed words and sentences that were, in some cases, intelligible to human listeners.

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Monteleoni quoted in Wired on artificial intelligence in 2019

Jan. 2, 2019

CU Boulder Professor Claire Monteleoni uses smart simulations to help predict and mitigate extreme climate events.