The social network has been slammed for research that meddled with its users but says new rules will keep experimentation ethical.
Deep neural networks are beginning to outperform humans in a rapidly increasing variety of vision-related tasks.
Software that analyzes friends’ faces or knows what’s in your photos must be restricted because of privacy concerns, says Apple.
Improbable developed simulation technology for video games that’s turned out to be just as useful in real-world scenarios.
This week’s most interesting and thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
Quantum computers could be closer than we thought, thanks to new steps toward an easier way to build them.
The ability to entangle 10 photons should allow physicists to prove, once and for all, that quantum computers really can do things classical computers cannot.
A new study argues that mining people’s searches could help catch cancer sooner, providing a tantalizing glimpse of how our online habits might be used to improve health.
Behavioral psychologists have long used mazes to test rodent learning skills. Now computer scientists are taking the same approach with AI machines.
The rise of malware that holds data hostage has led companies to buy Bitcoin to use as ransom in case of an attack.