The technique could allow quantum computers to address otherwise-intractable problems in particle physics
Before war and time destroy more of our important cultural sites, we need to save them in 3-D digital libraries
Ten technologies that showcase the power of innovation to improve lives, transform industries and safeguard our planet
Economist envisions a world run by digital “emulations” of humans
Researchers say the technology could improve robots, self-driving cars and stock trading
One of the innovators who created the technique that is taking the tech world by storm tells how it works
The social network is ramping up artificial intelligence to teach machines to figure out what users want—without human help...
Security expert warns that schools’ “Frankensteined” networks open doors for hackers
Wildlife Conservation Society researcher Ullas Karanth talks about his July, 2016, Scientific American article on state-of-the-art techniques for tracking tigers and estimating their populations and habitat health...
Combining the best of analog and digital approaches could yield a full-scale multipurpose quantum computer
Computers streamline everything we do, from making our grocery list to checking the weather. With the Apple iOS Store adding ~20,000 apps per month, more and more of us are trying our hand at computer programming...
Interest by Microsoft and others in DNA–based storage could deliver post-silicon electronic memory within a decade
If we're not careful, we could find ourselves at odds with determined, intelligent machines whose objectives conflict with our own
The Pentagon hopes to generate more "disruptive" weapons technologies by pursuing closer ties with researchers in Silicon Valley and elsewhere
Nations must agree on penalties with sharp teeth to discourage state-sponsored cyber attacks
Interactive neural network “playground” visualization offers insights on how machines learn
After decades of disappointment, artificial intelligence is finally catching up to its early promise, thanks to a powerful technique called deep learning
Artificial intelligence, once discarded as a has-been technology, is now undergoing a vigorous resurgence
“When I discovered computer science, I realized that I had the tools to create a resource that can increase the discoverability of books.”
Clusters of software and hardware are being aimed at ISIS and other outlaw groups