Suggestions that the attacks in Paris last Friday were helped by easy access to encryption technology are not based in evidence.
A professor who created an algorithm that may overturn an orthodoxy of computer science has the field’s experts excited.
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Microexpressions reveal your deepest emotions, even when you are trying to hide them. Now a machine vision algorithm has learned to spot them, with wide-ranging applications from law enforcement to psychological analysis.
Wladimir Palant, Adblock Plus, and the (profitable) war against unacceptable ads.
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Biologists have long puzzled over why neurons have thousands of synapses. Now neuroscientists have shown they are crucial not just for recognizing patterns but for learning the sequence in which they appear.
Researchers in Germany have developed technology for an armband that lets you feel impact from virtual interactions.
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There are four northern white rhinoceroses left in the world. Will a 360-degree documentary help us preserve them?