- Inside Amazon’s Warehouse, Human-Robot Symbiosis
Amazon’s newest warehouse is testing the limits of automation and human-machine collaboration.
- Probing the Dark Side of Google’s Ad-Targeting System
Researchers say Google’s ad-targeting system sometimes makes troubling decisions based on data about gender and other personal characteristics.
- Facebook Instant Articles Just Don’t Add Up for Publishers
Publishers like the New York Times should be having an existential crisis over Facebook’s instant articles. Instead they’re embracing them.
- Researchers Harness the Power of Networked Brains in Monkeys and Rats
Neurobiologists have shown that brain signals from multiple animals can be combined to perform certain tasks better than a single brain.
- Dreams of an Automotive Industry in Uganda
The East African country of Uganda hopes to establish an automotive industry to boost its economy and provide employment for its young, fast-growing population.
- How Disruptive Is Tesla, Really?
Applying the theory of disruptive innovation to Tesla is not as simple as it seems.
- Solving the Energy Efficiency Quandary
New research showing dismal results for energy efficiency in homes highlights the need for performance-based measures. <
The 50-year-old problem that eludes theoretical computer science
A solution to P vs NP could unlock countless computational problems—or keep them forever out of reach.
The moon didn’t die as early as we thought
Samples from China’s lunar lander could change everything we know about the moon’s volcanic record.
Forget dating apps: Here’s how the net’s newest matchmakers help you find love
Fed up with apps, people looking for romance are finding inspiration on Twitter, TikTok—and even email newsletters.
Inside the machine that saved Moore’s Law
The Dutch firm ASML spent $9 billion and 17 years developing a way to keep making denser computer chips.
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