The Internet’s Influence on the Production and Consumption of Culture: Creative Destruction and New Opportunities
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
A species-altering technology is said to need careful regulation before being released into the wild.
Hiding covert messages in plain sight is becoming an increasingly popular form of cyber attack. And security researchers are struggling to catch up.
If background levels of neutron radiation can explain errors in computer memory, then it should also explain errors in DNA replication.
The first large-scale measurements of the way humans play Rock-Paper-Scissors reveal a hidden pattern of play that opponents can exploit to gain a vital edge.
IBM researchers have developed an algorithm that predicts your home location using your last 200 tweets.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
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.
A type of DNA test the Apple CEO hoped might save his life is becoming widely available.