Unlike sight and sound, smells have never been accurately reproduced. Now one researcher has begun to think seriously about how artificial olfaction might work.
A long-awaited tool the chip industry needs to keep driving progress is finally working.
The concept of data capital is increasingly critical for recognizing potential ‘digital disruptors’ in the marketplace.
Phones that lock away everything they hold could inhibit law enforcement more than we really want.
By treating the birth and death of car models as a kind of “fossil record,” anthropologists have been able to chart the evolution of American automobiles for the first time.
Law enforcement will probably spend more time and money hacking phones after moves by Apple and WhatsApp to strengthen their encryption.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are positioning their cloud computing services to dominate the infrastructure that will power self-driving cars.
Mathematical thinking dominates our understanding of the universe. Now network theorists have discovered the tipping points in the evolution of ideas that have shaped the modern mathematical landscape.
Ransomware that locks up patient data in hospitals is disrupting medical care, and the problem is set to get worse.