The average Asian adult disposes of far less gadgetry than a Westerner, but many of the continent’s nations are ill-equipped to process the waste.
The country’s Internet giants are focusing on AI research, and domestic venture capital funding is pouring into the field.
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A health-care startup is using fancy digs, fitness trackers, and a membership fee to change doctor visits.
Reports of a backdoor in the messaging app overlook the fact that building software used by 1 billion people can require compromise.
Her death is a reminder that antibiotic-resistant bacteria are getting worse, even as they garner little attention.
An automated workforce is inevitable, but humans may labor alongside machines for the foreseeable future.
This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
The work could lead to a new approach to the study of what is possible, and how it follows from what already exists.
The brain is complex—but when techniques developed to analyze how it works were applied to a chip running Donkey Kong, they were found lacking.