The departure of the EU’s second-largest economy could have unsettling implications for the Paris climate accord.
We seem to be idolizing algorithms, imagining they are more objective than their creators.
Decision making is influenced by the complexity of the situation, the skill of the decision maker, and the time pressure. But one of these is much more important than the others, a new study reveals.
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Supercomputers can’t keep getting faster unless they start eating less power. Chips like those in your phone could make that possible.
Stroke survivor Jim Gass wanted to be healed with stem cells. Instead, they ended up hurting him.
Startup Nexar aims to profile bad drivers and warn you about them before you encounter them on the road.
Questions about accuracy and transparency plague the bureau’s five-year-old face matching system.
Scaling up the hardware could one day solve problems well beyond the ability of current computers.
Applying network theory to medieval records suggests that historical events are governed by “laws of history,” just as nature is bound by the laws of physics.