Google engineers have trained a machine-learning algorithm to write picture captions using the same techniques it developed for language translation.
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.
If you’ve ever struggled to make sense of an information firehose, perhaps a 3-D printed model could help.
A study of 50,000 people in Italy concludes that online social networks have a significant negative impact on individual welfare.
Humans need better ways to interact with computers in three dimensions. Now computer scientists think they’ve come up with one.
As robots become ever more present in daily life, the question of how to control their behaviour naturally arises. Does Asimov have the answer?
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.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Designer changes in the first artificial yeast chromosome could help advance synthetic biology.