A tragic accident raises questions about the reliability and the public perception of automated driving.
A death behind the wheel with Tesla’s Autopilot on raises the question of how safe automated cars must be.
AI systems are modeled after human biology, but their vision systems still work quite differently.
Changing a computer’s fan speed produces an audio signal that can be hijacked to steal data, say computer security experts who have tested the technique.
The world’s deadliest mosquito-borne disease, malaria, is in decline. But illnesses transmitted by a different mosquito, which include Zika and dengue, have increased sharply since the city-dwelling Aedes aegypti reinvaded the Americas.
Satya Nadella warns that the smart software of the future may be capable of discrimination. In fact, biased algorithms are already here.
The company says its News Feed is meant to “inform,” but that can sometimes be at odds with what users find most engaging.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Same-day grocery delivery is a notoriously difficult business, but Instacart believes it’s found a way to make money.
Leaders of the U.S., Mexico, and Canada are expected to call for half of North America’s electricity to come from non-emitting sources by 2025, but getting there isn’t going to be easy.