Forbes – Today, several major retailers — from Macy’s to 1-800-Flowers.Com — are using or testing the IBM Watson supercomputer’s cognitive computing capabilities to more acutely predict (and serve) customer wishes.
Nature – Organisms altered by gene drives, including mosquitoes, have shown promise in proof-of-concept laboratory experiments. But wild populations will almost certainly develop resistance to the modifications.
The Japan Times – The transport ministry said Monday it will introduce safety standards for self-driving vehicles in Japan as early as this fall. The introduction of the integrated standards is expected to spur the development of self-driving vehicles.