Fears that an obscure feature coming to Apple’s mobile browser will kill the ad industry appear overblown.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Picking the most creative paintings is a network problem akin to finding super spreaders of disease. That’s allowed a machine to pick out the most creative paintings in history.
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.
A group of leading technologists, economists, and investors propose a new approach to help us adapt to new technologies.
The rapidly evolving ecosystems associated with personal data is creating an entirely new field of scientific study, say computer scientists. And this requires a much more powerful ethics-based infrastructure.
There’s a noble imperative behind not revealing who you are.
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.
Computer security experts have failed to close a loophole that allows an attacker to easily download cryptographic keys from an encrypted computer.