Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the molecules of life from breaking apart.
The digital chatter of smart meters could soon replace human communications on the GSM mobile phone network, say network engineers.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
How the news feed on Facebook decides what you get to see.
The surprising story of how an experiment to automate the creation of popularity and influence became successful beyond all expectation.
Part-window, part-touch screen. Cue the Minority Report references.
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.