Expressing humor is a key part of being human
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?
Without more information, policy makers may be flying blind into the next industrial revolution
Google happened, and something important was lost
Scientists cut through the hype created by Elon Musk and others for sobering look at what brain-computer interfaces can (and can’t) do
A former trainer offers some insights into AI work
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
Recent U.S. Senate and FCC activity favors large Internet companies at the expense of their customers
A new air traffic control system could ensure that you spend less time flying the crowded skies
Large quantum computers are difficult to build, but they can answer questions too complicated for conventional computation, unlocking new research possibilities in fields like protein modeling and data encryption.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on March 22, 2017. It is a Nature Video production.Nature has full responsibility for all editorial content, including Nature Video content. This content is editorially independent of sponsors.
Researchers are using eye-tracking technology to learn more about children afflicted with specific language impairment
A guide to how well Alexa, Siri, Google Now and the rest guard your secrets
A murder case raises concerns about the “Internet of Things”
Technology now is designed to make it “irresistible,” argues psychology and marketing professor Adam Alter
Artificial intelligence as existential threat
The cloud-based "IBM Q" service is not expected to outperform conventional computers—yet
Could the drummer robot lead its cyber brethren to march in sync—or maybe someday even start a band?
The Russian hacks of Democratic e-mails expose only part of the problem
Researchers need new ways to distinguish artificial intelligence from the natural kind