The way scientific information diffuses through the knowledge economy is changing, and the first evidence from Wikipedia shows how.
Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
The secret to making profitable movies will amaze you. (Spoiler: it’s not hiring top box office stars.)
The best way for AI machines to learn is by feeding them huge data sets of annotated examples, and the Daily Mail has unwittingly created one.
Computers have never been good at answering the type of verbal reasoning questions found in IQ tests. Now a deep learning machine unveiled in China is changing that.
The Web has turned the wisdom of the crowd into a valuable, on-demand resource. Now scientists are asking how best to put crowdsourced cognition to work.
An automated rap-generating algorithm pushes the boundaries of machine creativity, say computer scientists.
Spiders sprayed with water containing carbon nanotubes and graphene flakes have produced the toughest fibers ever measured, say materials scientists.
Computer scientists have compared a vast dataset of Yellow Taxi fares in New York City against Uber prices for the first time.