Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
In a world first, a machine plays chess by evaluating the board rather than using brute force to work out every possible move.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Artificial intelligence machines are rapidly gaining on humans, but they have some way to go on IQ tests.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Leave a human baby with some toys and it’ll quickly learn to pick them up. Now a robot with deep-learning capabilities has done the same thing.
Image-based forgery is becoming more common not least because humans seem to be particularly vulnerable even to obvious fakes.
Astrophysicists speculate that “mirror” dark matter poses an entirely new form of radiation threat and could cause the mutations that lead to cancer.
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.