Human brain inspires self-learning microchip

Human brain inspires self-learning microchip

Neuroscience, microelectronics and computing — seemingly varied disciplines — have found a common intersection in the form of neuro-inspired computing. This evolving field in computer engineering aims to emulate the human brain’s abilities for perception, action and...
A slam dunk for machine learning

A slam dunk for machine learning

It picks up the ball, carefully lines up its shot and in one fluid movement, releases its projectile. The robot’s arms remain in the air expectantly as the ball bounces off the rim and drops out of sight. You can almost sense the robot’s dejection as its lifeless,...