The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
One solution to the typing-on-a-screen problem asks us to change our behavior; the other changes its behavior to fit us.
Researchers set up adult Web sites to study how the industry makes its money and spreads malware.
Our cosmos was “bruised” in collisions with other universes. Now astronomers have found the first evidence of these impacts in the cosmic microwave background.
If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.
Electrodialysis has the potential to desalinate seawater quickly and cheaply but does not remove other contaminants such as dirt and bacteria. Now chemical engineers have worked out how to do that too.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Scientists have discovered how to extract the template images that the human mind uses to recognise objects, such as balls, cars and people.