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Collaborative software development can be hugely successful or fail spectacularly. An analysis of the metadata associated with these projects is teasing apart the difference.
Mobile phone data is revolutionising the way researchers study human mobility. But these analyses are worryingly susceptible to hidden bias, say researchers.
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A study of 50,000 people in Italy concludes that online social networks have a significant negative impact on individual welfare.
If they're out there, other advanced civilisations should be emitting waste energy like hot exhaust. And that provides a good way to spot them, argue SETI experts.
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If you share an on-line movie account with other people in your household, you probably receive some inappropriate recommendations. That may soon change.
Computer security experts have failed to close a loophole that allows an attacker to easily download cryptographic keys from an encrypted computer.
Ever since the first hack of a commercial quantum cryptography device, security specialists have been fighting back. Here’s an update on the battle.