Why do we ignore information that could improve our ability to predict the odds of a personal cyberattack?
The system works like noise-cancelling headphones but fits over an open window. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Such a system could bypass the fiber-optic cables that can be severed when storms down utility poles
A government push for access is ostensibly about fighting crime, terrorism and child porn. Yet it could put all of us at risk of unwarranted surveillance
Quantum computing is still the province of specialized programmers—but that is likely to change very quickly
Think how much time we’d save if voice assistants always understood commands or questions the first time
Algorithms that can recognize people are too often biased or inaccurate—and they can easily invade our privacy
With floods maps often outdated, augmented reality may help homeowners better understand the risk of inundation
Coming out of lockdown, the country is relying on thousands of local case trackers and on software, once used to protect rhinoceroses, for disease surveillance
The potential dangers of this technology are great enough that we need to be very careful about how powerful we allow it to be
A supersensitive detector system can also glean clues about health
Self-learning systems can discover hidden patterns in immense data sets, transcending what humans could ever find on their own
A flying robot reveals how birds stay aloft and could inspire next-generation drones
Maritime technology groups are building robotic vessels to cross the oceans
The behavior of such machines influences how people treat one another
Some scientists teach computers to “see” proteins. Markus Buehler is teaching them to hear the compounds instead
Hackers could trick voice assistants to make calls or compromise texts
Hardware hasn’t caught up with theory, but we’re already lining up many previously intractable problems for when it does