Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
The way scientific information diffuses through the knowledge economy is changing, and the first evidence from Wikipedia shows how.
Machines have shown some impressive flashes of intelligence in recent years. Do we need to start teaching them right from wrong?
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Apps like Periscope will create a complex new relationship between broadcaster and audience.
Security researchers have developed an automated system for detecting Android apps that secretly connect to ad sites and user tracking sites.
The great Belgian surrealist Magritte painted two versions of one of his masterpieces, and nobody has been able to distinguish the original from the copy. Until now.
The secret to making profitable movies will amaze you. (Spoiler: it’s not hiring top box office stars.)