The explanation of the mysterious barren circles that form in the middle of fertile grasslands hints that similar circles may show up in other systems, say complexity scientists
The first global study of third party web trackers reveals a hidden ecosystem of data gathering that spreads around the world.
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The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
If I get a tablet, maybe I could shake my smartphone addiction.
As speech recognition technology improves, it’s natural to wonder whether computers will ever be able to lip read as well. Here’s a rundown of challenges involved.
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Navizon I.T.S. makes it easy to pinpoint Wi-Fi devices anywhere its listening nodes are installed.
Conventional batteries take so long to charge that they cannot efficiently store braking energy. Graphene supercapacitors store almost as much but charge in just 16 seconds.
Collaborative software development can be hugely successful or fail spectacularly. An analysis of the metadata associated with these projects is teasing apart the difference.