The nonprofit behind Wikipedia is turning to machine learning to combat a long-standing decline in the number of editors.
Government agencies and oppressive regimes are snapping up software that makes it easy to hack your phone or computer. These new powers could make us all less safe.
Researchers combine real vehicle, scene, and medical data to simulate car crashes on a supercomputer.
Augury’s gadget and iPhone app pay attention to ultrasonic sounds and vibrations to figure out what’s wrong with air conditioners and other big machines.
By exploiting the plumbing of the Web, researchers have created a new way around online censorship that governments could struggle to shut down.
Deep learning software has dramatically improved image recognition tools. Pinterest and Shoes.com are testing it out on shoppers.
A professor who created an algorithm that may overturn an orthodoxy of computer science has the field’s experts excited.
Can a special security system keep hackers from messing with your connected baby monitor and door lock?
Wladimir Palant, Adblock Plus, and the (profitable) war against unacceptable ads.
There are four northern white rhinoceroses left in the world. Will a 360-degree documentary help us preserve them?