The science and art of password setting and cracking continues to evolve, as does the war between password users and abusers
Floods dump tons of pathogen-laden manure into U.S. waterways, often from hard-to-identify farms
NYU’s “Sounds of New York City” project listens to the city—and then, with the help of citizen scientists, teaches machines to decode the soundscape. Jim Daley reports. ...
A personal journey to understand what lies beneath the startling powers of advanced neural networks
How to make sure noninvasive neural interfaces stay that way
We don't yet know what the immersion in technology does to our brains, but one neuroscientist says the answer is likely to be that there's good, there's bad, and it's complex.
Imagine a single trained operator making a bridge, home or barracks
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The traces we leave on the Web and on our digital devices can give advertisers and others surprising, and sometimes disturbing, insights into our psychology
Researchers are finding new ways to help the voice service improve its performance
At a sports technology conference, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred addressed issues including an automated strike zone and advanced analytics.
The digitization of paintings could help art historians detect previously unknown patterns and connections
Weapons that kill enemies on their own threaten civilians and soldiers alike
Technology is upending how music gets made
To make it truly intelligent, researchers need to rethink the way they approach the technology
As automated delivery ramps up, cities must decide how to make the best use of public spaces
AI enhancement and a virtual time machine are included in the short list of pitches
Design principles derived from observing fruit flies may lead to better self-driving cars and improved Parkinson’s treatment
Will artificial intelligence be your next ER doctor?
Sophisticated algorithms could help DNA-synthesis companies avoid making dangerous organisms on demand