To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has created an Android app that secretly records your environment and reconstructs it as a 3D virtual model for a malicious user to browse
At Mobile World Congress, the Facebook CEO had no big Internet expansion idea—and had no business talking about infant mortality.
Social robots are simpler to interact with than humans, can repeat games with infinite patience and record the data for further study. That’s changing the way autistic children learn new skills, say therapists.
The new science of cities shows that suicide may be a more complex social phenomenon than previously thought, say computational anthropologists.
An analysis of the most highly contested articles on Wikipedia reveals the controversies that appear invariant across languages and cultures
Osram Sylvania LED bulb shows that lighting manufacturers can finally match other technologies on brightness.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Hostility to the use of wearable computers and cameras threatens to limit their benefits, says Steve Mann.
If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.