- Drivers Push Tesla’s Autopilot Beyond Its Abilities
Tesla says its new Autopilot feature is not synonymous with autonomous driving, but some drivers are acting like it is.
- First Gene-Edited Dogs Reported in China
An extra-muscular beagle has been created through genome engineering. Are we on our way to customizing the DNA of our pets?
- Twitter Boasts of What It Can Do with Your Data
Twitter unveils initiatives aimed at making money from its users’ data and behavior.
- Why Self-Driving Cars Must Be Programmed to Kill
Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets. But before they can become widespread, carmakers must solve an impossible ethical dilemma of algorithmic morality.
- Scientists Hope to Lengthen Dog Years
A drug that helps people after organ transplants has extended the lives of fruit flies, worms, and mice. The next step is to see what it will do for our pets.
- TerraPower Quietly Explores New Nuclear Reactor Strategy
The startup is exploring a molten chloride reactor concept, but says it remains committed to traveling wave reactors.
- You’ve Been Misled About What Makes a Good Password
Common advice on how to make a strong password is misleading, according to a new study of password-guessing techniques. <
This new data poisoning tool lets artists fight back against generative AI
The tool, called Nightshade, messes up training data in ways that could cause serious damage to image-generating AI models.
The Biggest Questions: What is death?
New neuroscience is challenging our understanding of the dying process—bringing opportunities for the living.
Rogue superintelligence and merging with machines: Inside the mind of OpenAI’s chief scientist
An exclusive conversation with Ilya Sutskever on his fears for the future of AI and why they’ve made him change the focus of his life’s work.
How to fix the internet
If we want online discourse to improve, we need to move beyond the big platforms.
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