A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
The number of cyberattacks are on the increase. Here is the second part of a list of the the most egregious attacks this millennium.
Why low oil prices will not halt the clean-energy revolution.
Try pulling apart two interleaved phone books and you’ll inevitably be defeated by huge frictional forces. Just how these forces arise has been a long-standing mystery… until now.
Uber’s collaboration with the University of Arizona could make laser mapping systems for cars cheaper and more practical.
Every sporting event tells a story. Now the first computational analysis of “game stories” suggests that future sports could be designed to prefer certain kinds of stories over others.
Computers have never been good at answering the type of verbal reasoning questions found in IQ tests. Now a deep learning machine unveiled in China is changing that.
Conventional batteries take so long to charge that they cannot efficiently store braking energy. Graphene supercapacitors store almost as much but charge in just 16 seconds.