Managing brain resources in an age of complexity.
Sudoku fanatics have long claimed that the smallest number of starting clues a puzzle can contain is 17. Now a year-long calculation proves there are no 16-clue puzzles.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Physicists have teleported quantum information from one ensemble of atoms to another 150 metres away, a demonstration that paves the way towards quantum routers and a quantum Internet
Cloaking technology used to create a region of space that allows microwaves in, but not out again
Even if you’ve seen the Leap Motion before, this is a demo you’ve got to watch.
For more than 30 years, sports scientists have puzzled over why the optimum angle of release for a shot put is not 45 degrees.
The were first predicted in 2005 and first synthesized in the lab in 2008. Now physicists have discovered a naturally occurring topological insulator that can be mined from the earth’s crust.
The mobile computers killing the PC will themselves be replaced as computing becomes embedded into the world around us.
Netflix knew why its original TV series would be a hit—based on data about the viewing habits of its 33 million users.