The software tools revealed by the leak are sinister, unsurprising—and potentially politically explosive.
Civil Liberties advocates call for more transparency around a controversial foreign surveillance law that Congress must decide whether to reauthorize this year.
Yann LeCun says the next frontier in machine vision is software that learns just by observing the world.
New reports of failure to remove sexualized images of children raise questions about whether enough is being done to keep troubling content from servers.
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The man behind The Jungle Book and Iron Man is among the first Hollywood directors to explore the unique storytelling tools of VR.
Cameras that watch where people are looking allow cars to judge when the driver is likely to miss a dangerous situation.
As Facebook finally rolls out tools to clean up misinformation, another Internet giant must follow its lead.
The latest machine-learning techniques are essentially black boxes. DARPA is funding a number of efforts to open them up.
Efforts to invent more practical superconductors and better batteries could be the first areas of business to get a quantum speed boost.