- Teach Your Robot to Do the Dishes
Adaptive, responsive strategies let humans think they’re in charge when working on mundane tasks with robots.
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A research project called DoppleSleep can tell how well you’re sleeping without getting in the way.
- Tech’s Enduring Great-Man Myth
The idea that particular individuals drive history has long been discredited. Yet it persists in the tech industry, obscuring some of the fundamental factors in innovation.
- The Seemingly Unfixable Crack in the Internet’s Backbone
Attacking the Internet’s core infrastructure to intercept Web traffic at mass scale is easier than it should be.
- Teaching Machines to Understand Us
A reincarnation of one of the oldest ideas in artificial intelligence could finally make it possible to truly converse with our computers. And Facebook has a chance to make it happen first.
- Mainframe Computers That Handle Our Most Sensitive Data Are Open to Internet Attacks
Mainframe computers have handled our most precious data since the 1960s, but they’re being put online without adequate security.
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A new kind of window glass can selectively block visible sunlight as well as heat-producing invisible light. <
Anti-aging drugs are being tested as a way to treat covid
Drugs that rejuvenate our immune systems and make us biologically younger could help protect us from the disease’s worst effects.
These materials were meant to revolutionize the solar industry. Why hasn’t it happened?
Perovskites are promising, but real-world conditions have held them back.
The baby formula shortage has birthed a shady online marketplace
Desperate parents just want to feed their babies. They’re having to contend with misinformation, price gouging, and scams along the way.
I tried to buy an Olive Garden NFT. All I got was heartburn.
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