There’s a noble imperative behind not revealing who you are.
Occasionally virtual assistants like Siri show flashes of humanity that suggest they could one day act like more than just software.
The digital chatter of smart meters could soon replace human communications on the GSM mobile phone network, say network engineers.
The human brain carries out many tasks at the same time, but how many? Now fMRI data has revealed just how parallel gray matter is.
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Epidemiologist want to forecast disease like meteorologists forecast rain. And the way people browse Wikipedia could be the key, they say.
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Scientists have discovered how to extract the template images that the human mind uses to recognise objects, such as balls, cars and people.