This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
When thousands of companies use a single Web services company, even small mistakes can prove catastrophic.
The company, backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, revised inflated assertions about its advanced reactor design after growing concerns prompted an MIT review.
Waymo claims that an engineer took trade secrets with him on his departure and used them to build new hardware at Uber.
Machine-learning algorithms are no match for the creativity of human insults.
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Embedding gold nanorods in contact lens material makes an entirely new kind of holographic display possible.
People who admit to relentless refreshing of e-mail and social media report far higher stress levels.
Washington is considering tax reform that would bring cash back to the U.S., but it’s unlikely to boost innovation.
A new Australian trial making use of spare solar storage and generation capacity will help match supply to demand.