New algorithms will enable personal devices to learn any topic well enough to debate it
Coming soon: the world overlaid with data
Developers are perfecting programs meant to run on quantum computers
Some say our gadgets and computers can help improve intelligence. Others say they make us stupid and violent. Which is it?
A neural-network analysis outperforms the method scientists typically use to work out where these tremors will strike
Even with social media, we max out at 150 real relationships
AI will serve our species, not control it
Researchers give AI the ability to simulate the anticipated needs and actions of others
As midterm political campaigns shift into full gear, start-ups are pushing for blockchain-based voting
The guidelines come from the Association for Computing Machinery
Researchers programmed a computer to compare structures and toxic effects of different chemicals, making it possible to then predict the toxicity of new chemicals based on their structural similarity to known ones.
The Swedish company’s furniture has become something of a benchmark for robotics engineers
Google's new assistant sounds almost scarily human
IoT devices often have weak security, making them prime targets for criminals looking to score digital cash
Marketing algorithms prevent many women from seeing the advertising, even though it’s illegal to target jobs to one gender
YouTube, Facebook and other sites are working together to find and delete extremist propaganda and recruiting videos, but a new study says they can do better
Extreme sea level rise could swamp internet cabling and hubs by 2033—and coastal cities like New York, Seattle and Miami are at greatest risk. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.
The feat could pave the way for more powerful computing, although the technology is still in its early stages
Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft formed the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism last year to prevent terrorists from exploiting their services