Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the “filter bubble” that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.
A chemistry video explains how those turkey pop-up timers work.
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.
Dark matter must collide with human tissue, and physicists have now calculated how often. The answer? More often than you might expect.
A new website ranks the world’s scientific institutions by discipline and shows their location on a global map
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
The digital chatter of smart meters could soon replace human communications on the GSM mobile phone network, say network engineers.
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
Anonymity may encourage antisocial behavior, such as trolling, but we can also identify a noble political imperative behind the mask.
Unlike conventional semiconductors, graphene cannot be switched off, a problem that threatens to scupper its use in future generations of transistors. Now physicists think they’ve found a solution.