People who worry that we’re on course to invent dangerously intelligent machines are misunderstanding the state of computer science.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
The leader of the National Security Agency's hackers says that putting industrial control systems online has made America less secure.
Spotify relies heavily on algorithms to offer its listeners interesting music. Today the company decided to see what happens when a human comedian gives it a try.
Google achieves one of the long-standing “grand challenges” of AI by building a computer that can beat expert players at the board game Go.
Carmakers are already struggling to make regular cars secure against hacks—self-driving technology will bring new problems, says a leading researcher.
Two startups aim to make carbon-fiber parts more affordable by reinventing how they are made.
How Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of artificial intelligence who died on Sunday, still influences the field today.
A new database will gauge progress in artificial intelligence, as computers try to grasp what’s going on in scenes shown in photographs.