Robots already surround us, and they’re about to do much more than work on assembly lines and pick up dust bunnies.
Microsoft’s failed efforts to resist a U.S. warrant for data stored in Ireland show how American law enforcement policies conflict with foreign privacy laws.
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.
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Comparing electric and gas-powered versions of the same car show the environmental benefits of electric vehicles.
Google X’s project to study human health is no Apollo 11.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
The first large-scale measurements of the way humans play Rock-Paper-Scissors reveal a hidden pattern of play that opponents can exploit to gain a vital edge.
Physicists have built a graphene battery that harvests energy from the thermal movement of ions in solution