Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
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.
Picking the most creative paintings is a network problem akin to finding super spreaders of disease. That’s allowed a machine to pick out the most creative paintings in history.
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.
Custom-made, and painfully slow, self-driving cars are now roaming the streets of Mountain View.
The best way for AI machines to learn is by feeding them huge data sets of annotated examples, and the Daily Mail has unwittingly created one.
Spiders sprayed with water containing carbon nanotubes and graphene flakes have produced the toughest fibers ever measured, say materials scientists.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
The secret to making profitable movies will amaze you. (Spoiler: it’s not hiring top box office stars.)