The use of algorithms to guess a person’s gender based on images, video or audio raise significant social and ethical concerns yet to be fully explored
Scientists have added radar info to seismic data, isotope measurements and optical imagery to study covert nuclear tests. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Deep-learning algorithm spontaneously mimicked the activity of specialized neurons that tell us where we are in space
Right now, your computer might be using its memory and processor power—and your electricity—to generate money for someone else, without you ever knowing
Google's new camera decides what to photograph, based on AI algorithms
Animation software brings together data to tell a molecular story
Despite widespread concern about lack of cybersecurity funding, two surprising factors more directly determine whether a hospital is well protected
How adding touch to VR can lead to an “uncanny valley” of sensations—and what we can do about it
The Swedish furniture has become something of a benchmark for robotics engineers
The real danger is that the information and social platforms on the internet are being corrupted in the service of con men, political demagogues and thieves
Researchers used Twitter searches for nonflu words associated with behavior to predict flu outbreaks two weeks in advance.
Princeton University's Jennifer Rexford talks about optimizing the internet for the uses it got drafted into performing.
Despite CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts to reassure Congress that artificial intelligence can help find fake news and protect privacy, lawmakers worry the tech may be “biased”...
New cars have amazing technology everywhere but the dashboard
An upcoming public discussion triggers some thoughts on exotechnology
The city has spent the past two weeks restoring online services disrupted by ransomware that held encrypted data hostage...
Today's leading buzzwords seem to describe very separate concepts, but it turns out that they have some amazing commonalities
It's not just about data protection; it's about strategies designed to induce addictive behavior, and thus to manipulate
Automated social media accounts can create “misinformation networks” that spread falsehoods and fan the flames of partisan disagreement
In the Steven Spielberg movie’s vision of the future, people go to school, go to work, socialize and spend leisure time in a vast virtual environment