Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Occasionally virtual assistants like Siri show flashes of humanity that suggest they could one day act like more than just software.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
The human brain carries out many tasks at the same time, but how many? Now fMRI data has revealed just how parallel gray matter is.
Epidemiologist want to forecast disease like meteorologists forecast rain. And the way people browse Wikipedia could be the key, they say.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
Scientists have discovered how to extract the template images that the human mind uses to recognise objects, such as balls, cars and people.
In the wake of cyberattacks on JPMorgan and other sophisticated companies, a computer security expert offers advice to those of us with far fewer resources.