Nobel laureate Robert Shiller sees economic benefits to today’s technology-driven economy, but worries that automation poses “the challenge of our time.”
An ultrathin, inexpensive wearable patch can give doctors detailed information about crucial markers of health.
Researchers have figured out how to use a 3-D printer to make plastic hair of varying thicknesses for things like toys and brushes.
A 1968 story from our archives takes a look at the early work in artificial intelligence by Marvin Minsky.
Deep learning antivirus software could reduce malware infections significantly.
To let you capture immersive virtual reality clips with only a smartphone, startup Emergent VR is making an app that combines video with spherical photos.
A new controller puts sensors on your fingers so you can type without a keyboard and manipulate digital objects.
The high-flying Internet balloons dreamed up by Google will get their biggest test yet in 2016.
A small drone capable of building its own maps of an indoor space shows how the craft could become easier to use.
A robot at Brown University learned how to perform a task from a very different robot at Cornell University.