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.
Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
In a world first, a machine plays chess by evaluating the board rather than using brute force to work out every possible move.
Leading Bitcoin startup BitPay is cutting costs, suggesting that the currency won’t be catching on soon.
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Spiders sprayed with water containing carbon nanotubes and graphene flakes have produced the toughest fibers ever measured, say materials scientists.
A roundup of the best stories on energy from other sites, collected by Richard Martin, MIT Technology Review’s energy editor.
Artificial intelligence machines are rapidly gaining on humans, but they have some way to go on IQ tests.