IBM has built a computational creativity machine that creates entirely new and useful stuff from its knowledge of existing stuff. And the secret sauce in all this? Big data, say the computer scientists behind it.
GPS is power hungry and often suffers from poor signal strength in city centres. Now computer scientists have worked out how your smartphone’s inertial sensors can fill in the gaps.
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.
As IBM launches research collaboration with four universities and institutes, it shows how Watson can build recipes.
The links between different regional cuisines in China become clear when recipes and ingredients are viewed as a kind of web, say computer scientists
Comparing electric and gas-powered versions of the same car show the environmental benefits of electric vehicles.
An environmentally-friendly way of making vanillin from the lignin in wood pulp could change the economics of this flavouring industry
Nobody knows what exploded over Siberia in 1908, but the discovery of the first fragments could finally solve the mystery.
If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.