Machine learning could make financial systems friendlier

Machine learning makes finance friendlier

With robo-advisors and improved regulation, machine learning could make financial systems friendlier and more rewarding. THE TAKE-AWAY Machine learning improves personal-finance services. In some cases, robo-advisors already perform better than their human counterparts. With all European banks forced to open their data gateways to external service providers by 2019, many new financial services based on[…]

converting electronic data into light on silicon chips Photonics Brain on a Silicon Chip illustration

Converting electronic data into light

Photonics may hold the answer to coping with huge volume. But a big challenge remains: converting electronic data into light on silicon chips. THE TAKE-AWAY Converting electronic data into light on silicon chips is complicated, as silicon doesn’t emit light. Scientists from Germany have developed tiny nanowire lasers that can generate and route light on[…]