- AI Startup Says It Has Defeated Captchas
Brain-mimicking software can reliably solve a test meant to separate humans from machines.
- Data Shows Google’s Robot Cars Are Smoother, Safer Drivers Than You or I
Tests of Google’s autonomous vehicles in California and Nevada suggests they already outperform human drivers.
- The Clever Circuit That Doubles Bandwidth
A Stanford startup’s new radio can send and receive information on the same frequency—an advance that could double the speed of wireless networks.
- Building Cars Out of Batteries Isn’t as Crazy as It Sounds
Volvo, Tesla, and dozens of researchers are using creative battery designs to make electric vehicles lighter.
- Now Facebook Can See Inside Your Heart, Too
Facebook scientists figure out how to identify your romantic partner or best friend from among your connections.
- With Firefox OS, an $80 Smartphone Tries to Prove Its Worth
Despite limitations, the Firefox OS-running ZTE Open shows promise for low-cost smartphones.
- Automated Manufacturing for 3-D Printers
Drawing on artificial-intelligence capabilities, PARC researchers are developing software meant to help make manufacturing accessible to people without manufacturing expertise. <
Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks
One insider says the company’s current staffing isn’t able to sustain the platform.
Technology that lets us “speak” to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?
Digital clones of the people we love could forever change how we grieve.
How to befriend a crow
I watched a bunch of crows on TikTok and now I'm trying to connect with some local birds.
Starlink signals can be reverse-engineered to work like GPS—whether SpaceX likes it or not
Elon said no thanks to using his mega-constellation for navigation. Researchers went ahead anyway.
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