Ever since the first hack of a commercial quantum cryptography device, security specialists have been fighting back. Here's an update on the battle.
A promising technique for synthetic biology is fraught with risks.
Statisticians have boasted of the benefits of big data. Now they're discovering the weaknesses.
With cryptography, surveillance processes could be open and preserve privacy without undermining their investigative power.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
Using a mobile phone while driving can significantly increase the chances of an accident. Now a dashboard cam can spot when drivers pick up the phone.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
... in much the same way as mainstream readers consume ordinary news, say computer scientists.
Quarantine for Cyberbullies: The Latest Strategy in the Fight Against Offensive Social Media Content
If people post offensive content, cutting off their contact to the network can prevent their messages from spreading, say network theorists.