Leave a human baby with some toys and it’ll quickly learn to pick them up. Now a robot with deep learning capabilities has done the same thing.
Columbia economist says ambitious international goals are needed to avert big crises in the world.
Sensors track devices’ electricity, water, and gas consumption from one spot.
The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?
The Islamic State is an Internet phenomenon as much as a military one. Counteracting it will require better tactics on the battlefield of social media.
Studying how gene expression differs in identical twins could shed light on how genes and environment interact.
SolarCity’s massive new manufacturing plant in Buffalo, New York, reflects a booming demand for solar power. Is it sustainable?
A startup called Thync will sell electrodes that you put on your head to improve your mood. The results may vary to a surprising degree.
Microsoft researchers show that batteries that can be more actively managed by software might make our devices last longer.
The leading installer of rooftop solar panels says it has achieved record efficiencies with its panels.