- Once a Joke, Battery-Powered Airplanes Are Nearing Reality
Aerospace companies are working on hybrid electric airplanes, and the earliest versions will likely arrive before the end of the decade.
- Next in Wearable Computing: A Device for Dogs
As Google Glass gains momentum, companies and researchers are trying to decide what will be the next big breakthrough in wearable technology.
- Baby Born After Genome Analyzed in IVF Test
DNA analysis continues its baby boom.
- Build Your Own Internet with Mobile Mesh Networking
Software can let smartphones, Wi-Fi routers, and other hardware link up without centralized Internet service.
- Monsanto’s Plan to Help the Honeybee
Monsanto and others look to RNA interference to fight widespread bee-killing mites.
- Why Toyota and GM Are Pushing Fuel-Cell Cars to Market
Falling costs are making fuel-cell vehicles look like a plausible alternative to conventional cars.
- Beijing’s Great Leap Forward
Kai-Fu Lee trained an army of Chinese engineers at Microsoft and Google. Now they’re turning Beijing into a technology powerhouse. <
This new data poisoning tool lets artists fight back against generative AI
The tool, called Nightshade, messes up training data in ways that could cause serious damage to image-generating AI models.
The Biggest Questions: What is death?
New neuroscience is challenging our understanding of the dying process—bringing opportunities for the living.
Rogue superintelligence and merging with machines: Inside the mind of OpenAI’s chief scientist
An exclusive conversation with Ilya Sutskever on his fears for the future of AI and why they’ve made him change the focus of his life’s work.
How to fix the internet
If we want online discourse to improve, we need to move beyond the big platforms.
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