The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner’s Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn’t everything.
Last week, Paul Allen and a colleague challenged the prediction that computers will soon exceed human intelligence. Now Ray Kurzweil, the leading proponent of the “Singularity,” offers a rebuttal.
What BMW’s decision to incorporate a gas engine into its new, electric i3 says about batteries.
The process of making a famous problem in logic even harder reveals fascinating insights into the relationship between logic and language
No prizes for guessing who gets top billing. But who comes in at the bottom?
Knowledge banking for a hyper connected society.
Various historians have concluded that Einstein’s first wife, Mileva, may have secretly contributed to his work. Now a new analysis seeks to settle the matter.
LEDs outperform incandescent lights, hands down. But they should also give farmers unprecedented control over plant growth, development and nutritional content in future, say researchers.
As life has evolved, its complexity has increased exponentially, just like Moore’s law. Now geneticists have extrapolated this trend backwards and found that by this measure, life is older than the Earth itself.
There is a 50 per cent chance that time will end within the next 3.7 billion years, according to a new model of the universe