Tapping into big data, researchers and planners are building mathematical models of personal and civic behavior. But the models may hide rather than reveal the deepest sources of social ills.
Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets. But before they can become widespread, carmakers must solve an impossible ethical dilemma of algorithmic morality.
Magic Leap had no trouble raising money from a cache of A-list investors enthusiastic about the changing economics of virtual reality.
New funding methods claim to democratize investment in innovation, but important technologies still struggle.
It may take hours for a robot to figure out how to grasp a new object. But hundreds of robots could accelerate the process by sharing knowledge.
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
A Columbia scientist and his startup think they have a plan to save the world. Now they have to convince the rest of us.
Secret, a new app that lets you share honestly and anonymously, is addictive.
As Google puts machine-learning software into more products, it must train it to behave more as humans expect.