Google can identify and transcribe all the views it has of street numbers in France in less than an hour, thanks to a neural network that’s just as good as human operators. Now its engineers reveal how they developed it.
The Tor anonymity network is championed as a tool for freedom of speech and anonymity. But the reality is depressingly different, say Internet researchers who have analysed the network’s traffic using a security flaw.
A new website ranks the world’s scientific institutions by discipline and shows their location on a global map
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.
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.
Evolutionary biologists have long thought that lying ought to destroy societies. Now computational anthropologists have shown that nothing could be further from the truth.
The data from GPS navigating equipment is revealing the most important junctions in traffic-clogged megacities.
Ever wondered what fuel fires potatoes out of a cannon the fastest? The US Air Force now has the answer
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
Startup View, formerly called Soladigm, introduces a dynamic glass window that tints based on building light and temperature.