Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.
Wireless links formed partly by lasers may offer a faster, cheaper way to improve mobile Internet.
If you're a modern art fan, you may have bought a copy of a Picasso or a Pollock. But chances are, you've never been able to buy a copy of an interactive art installation...until now.
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A chip that tracks how a police officer’s gun is being used could prove useful in investigations and court cases.
A new device lets you use the unique pattern of your irises in place of passwords–and the technology will also be built into laptops.
Startup Knightscope is preparing to roll out human-size robot patrols.
A smartphone-based virtual reality headset from Samsung and Oculus VR could make the technology more accessible, but it also demonstrates a new set of challenges.
A Carnegie Mellon researcher shows that designing robots to ask for human assistance can make them a lot more useful.
There’s a noble imperative behind not revealing who you are.