Combining massive quantities of data, insights into human psychology, and machine learning can help manage surprising events, says Eric Horvitz.
Krishna Palem thinks a little uncertainty in chips could extend battery life in mobile devices–and maybe the duration of Moore’s Law, too.
Researchers use fMRI to determine the contents of short-term memory.
Wireless chips could soon manage a gigabit of data per second.
A new technique lets hackers targeting Apple's OS X cover their tracks more effectively.
Durable molds could serve as a practical manufacturing tool in making nano devices.
New software lets cell-phone users search the Web and hear messages during a call.
Double the normal number of bits are crammed into each memory cell.
A new tool promises to detect illegal files without slowing network traffic.