China has rapidly cleaned up its coal plants. Now comes the hard part.
Startup Rithmio is making software for wearables that it claims can learn all kinds of movements in just a few seconds, right on your wrist.
Seeing people on the other side of metal walls has never been possible despite the array of high-tech sensors that can peer through other materials. That looks set to change.
Besides upending an entire sector of employment, self-driving taxis could have significant environmental benefits.
There’s a bitter fight over the patents for CRISPR, a breakthrough new form of DNA editing.
A proposed “proof” is probably a bust–but even failed attempts can advance computer science.
IBM is combining different AI techniques, including deep learning, in the commercial version of Watson.
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?
Amazon’s newest warehouse is testing the limits of automation and human-machine collaboration.