The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
The ongoing revolution in image processing has produced yet another way to extract images from a complex environment.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Watching a virtual-reality promo of the film “Wild” on a Gear VR headset kind of blew my mind.
An entirely new way to control nuclear and electronic spins in diamond crystals could lead to a much more powerful generation of quantum computers
How a consumer genetics company amassed a database of willing research participants.
The rapidly evolving ecosystems associated with personal data is creating an entirely new field of scientific study, say computer scientists. And this requires a much more powerful ethics-based infrastructure.
Aggregate data and decision making are being hoarded by a few technology companies with powerful data infrastructure. Does it have to be this way? Or could we create a future in which this data infrastructure is available for use by anyone in the world?
In September, computer scientists revealed that machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition; and the turning point occurred in 2012.