This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
With dated-looking cars and top engineers working as safety drivers, the project still looks to be in its early stages.
Spotting people most at risk of developing Alzheimer’s is a difficult task. Now a neural network can identify those likely to be diagnosed in the next three years.
A documentary about the superhuman Go program created by Google DeepMind shows us what it’s like to be superseded by artificial intelligence.
Information security used to be able to lock down data. Now we must beware of how algorithms handle our secrets.
The company’s latest smart assistant features a camera to help you choose what to wear—and photograph the inside of your house while it’s at it.
New algorithms are able to diagnose disease as accurately as expert physicians.
Researchers used optogenetics and a mobile app to stimulate cells that were designed to produce insulin in diabetic mice.
Virtual fences could help drone manufacturers stop aircraft being used as home-brew killing machines—but terrorists may have other ideas.
Misunderstandings will be an unavoidable part of communication between robots and humans. One robot is learning to cope with them.