If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But Yahoo researchers have come up with an approach that could change that.
Approaching maximum theoretical resolution with help from an unlikely source.
Quantum number generators produce random numbers that are measurably different from those that computer programs generate.
Why the world’s most famous outsourcing hub for tiny tasks is littered with spam and shoddy workmanship.
Samsung wants you to know the camera isn’t dead yet.
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.
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Sending entangled photons to opposite sides of the planet will require a small fleet of orbiting satellites, say physicists.
The discovery of stable orbits inside certain kinds of black hole implies that planets and perhaps even life could survive inside these weird objects, says one cosmologist
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.