A chart shows the ascent of high-speed algorithmic trading, a phenomenon that is unnerving the financial markets.
Happiness levels caputred by Tweets rise logarithmically with distance from our average location, say computer scientists studying Twitter sentiment
The Z Space display could be revolutionary for designers and animators, but might also inspire innovation in computer gaming and augmented reality.
Think drone strikes are ethically complicated? Autonomous cars will be even thornier.
Netflix knew why its original TV series would be a hit—based on data about the viewing habits of its 33 million users.
Dark matter must collide with human tissue, and physicists have now calculated how often. The answer? More often than you might expect.
Members of the biohacker movement have created an inexpensive device to print cells. Will they print a leaf next?
The Web is filled with users’ descriptions of the effects of psychedelic drugs. Now neuroscientists are using data-mining techniques to quantify the effects of these drugs on human consciousness.
Magnetic fields decay rapidly and so have never been transmitted over long distances. Until now …
If Siri gets more powerful people will have little use for many apps.