Google DeepMind’s new simulated world could lead to advances in robotics, and help us better understand how humans learn.
OpenAI hopes that by making artificial intelligence more useful, it’ll gain wider use and acceptance.
Poorly secured webcams and other Internet-connected devices are already being used as tools for cyberattacks. Can the government prevent this from becoming a catastrophic problem?
This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
The votes for Brexit and Donald Trump contradicted pollsters, but some researchers say Twitter was sending accurate signals all along.
By testing the ground beneath its feet, it can work out how to make its move.
DARPA scientists think they can use insects to deliver genetic changes to crops.
The clampdown will clean up the air and help spur electric vehicle adoption.
Pay-as-you-go solar systems have begun to light up homes in underserved parts of the continent, but will need to pack more punch to leapfrog the grid.
The company believes flying vehicles would help it keep its maps updated—or even build detailed scenes for autonomous cars.