Forget robotic product delivery. As usual for Google, I suspect it’s all about the data.
The next generation of photographers will think nothing of taking a camera out of their pocket and releasing it to the skies, like a dove to the wind.
The Washington Post reports that the NSA collects billions of cell phone location records daily–but there’s more to this issue than privacy.
If you want a good answer, ask a decent question. That’s the startling conclusion to a study of online Q&As.
Downloading free software is hugely time consuming and expensive in the developing world. Now one computer scientist has worked out how to spread it faster and more cheaply without using the internet.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the “filter bubble” that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.
In physics multiple choice papers, the correct answers should follow Benford’s law while the other options should not. So can an enterprising student use this to beat the test?
Physicists have developed a technique that can tell which parts of the brain rely on analog signals and which rely on digital signals.