Online video serves the Islamic State and other terrorist organizations as a powerful tool for recruiting new members and inciting violence. A potential fix remains curiously in limbo
IBM AI expert Murray Campbell reflects on the machine’s long, bumpy road to victory over chess champ Garry Kasparov
Verizon’s director of network planning, Sanyogita Shamsunder, talks with Scientific American's Larry Greenemeier about the coming 5G and EM-spectrum-based communications in general.
“The Machine” research prototype is designed to tackle complex problems, but it’s a work in progress
The social media giant is making its speech artificial intelligence training data open source
A number of cardiac defects turned an “easy” delivery into a race to save the life of Jimmy Kimmel’s newborn son
DARPA is developing microscopic chips to help crack down on knockoff parts destined for weapons and satellite systems
Can the social media giant’s bold claims live up to the hype?
The mushroom cloud from the 22,000-pound air-blast bomb was meant to send a clear message
With the new sci-fi flick Ghost in the Shell hitting theaters this week, Scientific American asks artificial intelligence experts which movies, if any, have gotten AI right
Scientific American technology editor Larry Greenemeier talks with Ken Washington, vice president of Research and Advanced Engineering at Ford, about self-driving cars.
Researchers use eye-tracking software to peek inside a child's mind when words fail, reading eye patterns to understand language production and combat conditions such as specific language impairment.
Researchers are using eye-tracking technology to learn more about children afflicted with specific language impairment
Could the drummer robot lead its cyber brethren to march in sync—or maybe someday even start a band?
Experts argue that self-driving trucks are even more important than autonomous passenger cars, and they’re easier to program
A quantum leap in problem-solving is the only way out of a university’s new LabEscape scenario game
Under new chair Ajit Pai the agency would likely to reverse its Open Internet Order—a regulation expected to become less relevant as the Net continues to evolve
Who knew Knight Rider would be so prescient?
Obama promised a response to hacking and other election interference, but what are his options?
Some hints on keeping holiday gifts real in a “post-truth” world