A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Google compromised the security of its Android operating system by giving up the ability to push out security patches.
Every sporting event tells a story. Now the first computational analysis of “game stories” suggests that future sports could be designed to prefer certain kinds of stories over others.
As carmakers rush to make vehicles more connected, their products are likely to become more vulnerable to attacks.
Record low auction prices indicate an unsustainable solar rush is accelerating.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Matching an infrared image of a face to its visible light counterpart is a difficult task, but one that deep neural networks are now coming to grips with.
If we’re going to require body cameras, we need to be smart about when they’re used.
Fabrics that are transparent in the infrared can radiate body heat at rates that will significantly reduce the burden on power-hungry air-conditioning systems.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.