Watching a virtual-reality promo of the film “Wild” on a Gear VR headset kind of blew my mind.
University of Calgary researchers create new method for making water-splitting catalysts using abundant metals.
A recent security flaw raises questions about mobile payments.
A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
If you have a question, you can ask Google or Bing or any number of online databases. Now robots have their own knowledge database
For the next month, I’m trying out a smartphone-less existence. Am I crazy?
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. In January, network scientists revealed that your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
Last week, Paul Allen and a colleague challenged the prediction that computers will soon exceed human intelligence. Now Ray Kurzweil, the leading proponent of the “Singularity,” offers a rebuttal.
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network–just ask the people.