Humans and machines both use neural networks for object and face recognition. Now evidence is emerging that both types of vision are flawed in the same way.
Facebook’s popular messaging app was shut down by a judge in Brazil after improved encryption irked investigators.
IBM believes it can demonstrate an experimental chip that will prove the power of quantum computers in just a few years.
The identity of Bitcoin’s mysterious creator won’t matter much if the cryptocurrency remains permanently fractured.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Google’s founders chose not to pen the company’s annual letter for the first time in 12 years, leaving investors in the dark about Alphabet’s moon shot strategies.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Don’t bet against SpaceX’s ability to land a capsule on Mars. But colonization probably remains further off than it seems.
A drug company says economic sticks, not just carrots, are needed to fix the reproducibility crisis in science.
Apple wants to make more money from cloud services—an area it doesn’t traditionally excel in that has many competitors.