- 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. <
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence
On key metrics, a VR experience elicited a response indistinguishable from subjects who took medium doses of LSD or magic mushrooms.
This nanoparticle could be the key to a universal covid vaccine
Ending the covid pandemic might well require a vaccine that protects against any new strains. Researchers may have found a strategy that will work.
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