Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.
Twitter data mining reveals surprising detail about socioeconomic indicators but at a fraction of the cost of traditional data-gathering methods, say computational sociologists.
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.
Social bots are sending a significant amount of information through the Twittersphere. Now there’s a tool to help identify them.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
If you’re a modern art fan, you may have bought a copy of a Picasso or a Pollock. But chances are, you’ve never been able to buy a copy of an interactive art installation…until now.
There are now many general-purpose consumer LED bulbs that give off good light. With so many, how can you tell the difference?