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.
A Tesla Model S caught fire. What happened brings both good news and bad news for electric vehicles.
A new company launched by Google will seek to extend human life spans.
The idea that our Universe is a giant cosmic computer pervades modern science. Now one physicists says this assumption is dangerously wrong
Usability expert Jakob Nielsen pans Windows 8’s redesign. But has a truly intuitive desktop UI ever existed?
If we don’t reverse the current trend in food prices, we’ve got until August 2013 before social unrest sweeps the planet, say complexity theorists
The ability to control one quantum particle by manipulating another somewhere else sounds like the stuff of science fiction. Now physicists say they know how to do it
Why I hope kids in Ethiopia can teach the rest of us something profound about education.
If I get a tablet, maybe I could shake my smartphone addiction.
The world’s largest wind turbine maker is cutting employees to prepare for softer demand and adjust to unknowns in U.S. policy.