As speech recognition technology improves, it's natural to wonder whether computers will ever be able to lip read as well. Here's a rundown of challenges involved.
Mobile phone data is revolutionising the way researchers study human mobility. But these analyses are worryingly susceptible to hidden bias, say researchers.
Ever since the first hack of a commercial quantum cryptography device, security specialists have been fighting back. Here's an update on the battle.
Using a mobile phone while driving can significantly increase the chances of an accident. Now a dashboard cam can spot when drivers pick up the phone.
The first study of dialects on Twitter reveals global patterns that have never been observed before.
The ultimate goal: a truly computational understanding of human society, say Yahoo's computational anthropologists.
GPS doesn't work indoors. Can a bat-like echolocation system take its place?
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.