Kentaro Toyama went to India with noble intentions for using technology to improve people’s lives. Now he’s wrestling with why the impact was so small.
A system that keeps data on corporate computers and mobile devices encrypted until it is viewed may help prevent breaches.
A study put people on autopilot by electrically stimulating their thigh muscles.
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, self-tuning device for Parkinson’s.
Risk factors, alternative tools, and the risk manager's increasingly important role.
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IBM researchers are exploring Watson’s abilities to answer museumgoers’ questions.
Antisocial behavior online can make people's lives miserable. So an algorithm that can spot trolls more quickly should be a boon, say the computer scientists who developed it.