If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Big Data is revolutionizing 21st-century business without anybody knowing what it actually means. Now computer scientists have come up with a definition they hope everyone can agree on.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
Ten titles that inspired Technology Review to publish its own collection of sci-fi stories.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has created an Android app that secretly records your environment and reconstructs it as a 3D virtual model for a malicious user to browse
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
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.