The counterintuitive finding that too good a memory makes foragers inefficient reveals a glimpse of the forces that govern the evolution of intelligence
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
Push on the electromagnetic fields in the quantum vacuum and you should get an equal and opposite force.
Place a couple of cold atoms in an alternating magnetic field and you’ve got a quantum version of an electric motor.
The noted futurist says that exponential advances will allow us to intervene in the aging process.
The next generation of image-search algorithms must be evaluated using a database big enough to test their mettle.
Managing brain resources in an age of complexity.
The maker of work communication software, one of our 50 Smartest Companies, now has over 1 million users each day.
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