When we read on dead trees, do we retain more?
A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
The journey toward making “normal” obsolete.
The great Belgian surrealist Magritte painted two versions of one of his masterpieces, and nobody has been able to distinguish the original from the copy. Until now.
Without social skills, the only way to meet a mate is by complete chance. Right? Not according to a new model that simulates the way an individual’s genes can interact with the environment.
Security researchers have developed an automated system for detecting Android apps that secretly connect to ad sites and user tracking sites.
One way to combat climate change could be to release synthetic organisms that sequester carbon. How this can be done safely is a question bioengineers are now beginning to address.
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.
After aircraft were targeted with high-power laser pointers in 2008, Australia banned them. But the prohibition seems to have had an entirely different effect.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.