Amazon Reveals the Robots at the Heart of Its Epic Cyber Monday Operation
Santa’s real workshop is full of robot helpers.
—Will Knight, news and analysis editor
When GM Was Google
Why management books inevitably fail to unlock the secrets to corporate success.
The Odd History of the First Erotic Computer Game
A text-based odyssey through a 1970s bachelor dystopia.
—Linda Lowenthal, copy chief
Debating Single-Sex Classrooms
Interesting debate on the pros and cons of single-sex classrooms and how they may affect a child’s education.
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer
Tesla’s Electric Man
A profile of Tesla Motors’s CTO, Jeffrey “JB” Straubel, highlights his gamble that building a huge “gigafactory” can slash the cost of both batteries and electric cars.
—Tom Simonite, San Francisco bureau chief
How AI is reinventing what computers are
Three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute.
These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
We reviewed three at-home covid tests. The results were mixed.
Over-the-counter coronavirus tests are finally available in the US. Some are more accurate and easier to use than others.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
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