Much of the editing work on Wikipedia is too mind-numbingly repetitive for humans, so automated bots do it instead. But keeping track of automated editing has always been hard … until now.
Criminals are increasingly using the internet to turn dirty money into a spotless shade of green. Now a report written for the United Nations lifts the lid on many of these increasingly popular techniques.
Sure, lithium-ion batteries have risks, but so do gasoline-powered cars.
Transcranial direct current stimulation works, and you can try it at home.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
An analysis of the most highly contested articles on Wikipedia reveals the controversies that appear invariant across languages and cultures
A prototype glove recognizes pen strokes formed in thin air and turns them into text.
Coat a layer of graphene with chlorophyll and you get a remarkably sensitive light-activated switch, say physicists.
Hostility to the use of wearable computers and cameras threatens to limit their benefits, says Steve Mann.
The seeds of destruction for both iOS and Android app stores have already been sown – by none other than Google.