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.
A group of leading technologists, economists, and investors propose a new approach to help us adapt to new technologies.
An automated rap-generating algorithm pushes the boundaries of machine creativity, say computer scientists.