The way humans assist Twitter’s search and advertising algorithms shows that machines still need a helping hand in some important areas.
Lots of people want to create another innovation hub like Silicon Valley. Here’s why they’ll all fail.
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.
For the first time, researchers report that monkeys can use brain implants to control a left and a right arm.
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Amid torrent of revelations that the NSA finds mass surveillance easy, the IETF ponders how to harden the Internet.
In a smart city, every electric vehicle must have access to a charging station within its driving range. So how should these stations be located? The good news: computer scientists have solved the general version of this problem. The bad news: it’s NP-hard.
Musk says battery cell capacity will need to double worldwide for Tesla to produce a mass-market electric car.
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