The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Magnetic hard discs can store data for little more than a decade. But nanotechnologists have now designed and built a disk that can store data for a million years or more.
The surprising story of how an experiment to automate the creation of popularity and influence became successful beyond all expectation.
Mobile communications can help bridge a huge knowledge gap and reimagine healthcare across Africa.
The idea that the Twitter stream is a window into the future is persuasive. But is it true?
A new class of imaging device with no lens and just a single light sensitive sensor could revolutionise optical, infrared and millimetre wave imaging
Scientists have discovered how to extract the template images that the human mind uses to recognise objects, such as balls, cars and people.
A smartphone app inspired by Greek mythology has the potential to help the blind navigate indoors where GPS is unavailable.
Vortices in the South Atlantic are mathematically equivalent to black holes, say physicists, an idea that could lead to new ways of understanding how currents transport oil and garbage across oceans