Unlike sight and sound, smells have never been accurately reproduced. Now one researcher has begun to think seriously about how artificial olfaction might work.
The latest data-driven campaign pitches target you based on your personality, not just your demographics. But does such profiling work?
A long-awaited tool the chip industry needs to keep driving progress is finally working.
Law enforcement will probably spend more time and money hacking phones after moves by Apple and WhatsApp to strengthen their encryption.
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.
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.
Despite a history of making irksome digital assistants, Microsoft thinks you want to converse with your computer.
Phones that lock away everything they hold could inhibit law enforcement more than we really want.