A new way of analyzing disagreement on social media reveals that arguments in the Twittersphere look like fireworks.
The way scientific information diffuses through the knowledge economy is changing, and the first evidence from Wikipedia shows how.
Answers on the Web vary from a few thousand meters to 48 kilometers. Now a pair of physicists have carried out an experiment to find out.
Matching an infrared image of a face to its visible light counterpart is a difficult task, but one that deep neural networks are now coming to grips with.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Google’s new translation app puts simulated neurons on your phone—a technique that could make future gadgets much smarter.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
When it comes to robotic flocks, do you control each machine individually or the entire swarm overall? A new programming language allows both.
If we’re going to require body cameras, we need to be smart about when they’re used.