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.
Reports of a backdoor in the messaging app overlook the fact that building software used by 1 billion people can require compromise.
Blockstack’s system would let you control your own personal data—for example, by revoking a site’s access to it.
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.
A startup called Ambrosia will fill your veins with the blood of young people and empty your pockets of $8,000.
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.
Playing video games and surfing Google Street View can teach software a lot about driving.
Here are 3 shifts that companies can make in IT to more successfully mine their data.