Besides upending an entire sector of employment, self-driving taxis could have significant environmental benefits.
Startup Weave.ai is building an alternative to Google Now on Tap that can mine tweets for context and bring up relevant data in other apps on your phone.
Researchers say Google's ad-targeting system sometimes makes troubling decisions based on data about gender and other personal characteristics.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Machines have shown some impressive flashes of intelligence in recent years. Do we need to start teaching them right from wrong?
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
The way scientific information diffuses through the knowledge economy is changing, and the first evidence from Wikipedia shows how.
Apps like Periscope will create a complex new relationship between broadcaster and audience.
The BabySeq project in Boston has begun collecting data to quantify the risks and benefits of DNA sequencing at birth.