In a world first, a machine plays chess by evaluating the board rather than using brute force to work out every possible move.
Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
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.
Comparing electric and gas-powered versions of the same car show the environmental benefits of electric vehicles.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the molecules of life from breaking apart.