… in much the same way as mainstream readers consume ordinary news, say computer scientists.
Statisticians have boasted of the benefits of big data. Now they’re discovering the weaknesses.
Ever since the first hack of a commercial quantum cryptography device, security specialists have been fighting back. Here’s an update on the battle.
A magician’s card trick has prompted a mathematical re-evaluation of the limits on data compression.
With cryptography, surveillance processes could be open and preserve privacy without undermining their investigative power.
The first study of dialects on Twitter reveals global patterns that have never been observed before.
Using a mobile phone while driving can significantly increase the chances of an accident. Now a dashboard cam can spot when drivers pick up the phone.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
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