The new science of cities shows that suicide may be a more complex social phenomenon than previously thought, say computational anthropologists.
Serious games are becoming increasingly popular, but the inability to generate realistic new content has hampered their progress. Until now.
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.
Understanding the nature of privacy on Facebook is not always straightforward. Now there’s a game that can help.
The were first predicted in 2005 and first synthesized in the lab in 2008. Now physicists have discovered a naturally occurring topological insulator that can be mined from the earth’s crust.
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.
Hostility to the use of wearable computers and cameras threatens to limit their benefits, says Steve Mann.
The technology underpinning Bitcoin has flaws that threaten to undermine the currency’s value.
The next generation of photographers will think nothing of taking a camera out of their pocket and releasing it to the skies, like a dove to the wind.
How reporters tracked down a reclusive California physicist and programmer.