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.
The idea that our Universe is a giant cosmic computer pervades modern science. Now one physicists says this assumption is dangerously wrong
We’ve hit 400 ppm of carbon dioxide, but we won’t know what that means for decades.
Usability expert Jakob Nielsen pans Windows 8’s redesign. But has a truly intuitive desktop UI ever existed?
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.
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
A Tesla Model S caught fire. What happened brings both good news and bad news for electric vehicles.
Startup QBotix uses a robot traveling along a track in solar farm to optimize the angle of light on panels.