Caltech trains drones to autonomously ‘herd’ flocks of birds. Here’s why

[embedded content] Birds can cause a surprising amount of headaches for airplanes. Perhaps the most famous recent example of this was the 2009 “Miracle on the Hudson” incident, when pilots were forced to land on the Hudson River after U.S. Airways flight 1549 was struck by a flock of geese after takeoff. Engineers at the … Read moreCaltech trains drones to autonomously ‘herd’ flocks of birds. Here’s why

New crime-predicting algorithm borrows from Apollo space mission tech

From medical diagnoses to smart assistants, artificial intelligence is helping us move from being a reactive world to a proactive one. That means machines that can anticipate events before they take place and make sure that the right precautions are taken. The world of policing is no different. In an effort to better manage police … Read moreNew crime-predicting algorithm borrows from Apollo space mission tech