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Deep learning AI stuns scientists with poetry and journalism

Seven years ago, my student and I at Penn State built a bot to write a Wikipedia article on Bengali Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s...

Our solar system’s four most promising worlds for alien life

The Earth’s biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid water, at least one...

Tragic visions of tech billionaires are shaping the human world

In the 20th century, politicians’ views of human nature shaped societies. But now, creators of new technologies increasingly drive societal change. Their view of...

‘I choose to be a cyborg’: Why I implanted computer chips in my hands

I have computer chips in my hands. The tiny (two millimetre by 12 millimetre) glass ampules are nestled just under the skin on the back...

Can robots write? Machine learning produces dazzling results, but some assembly still required

You might have seen a recent article from The Guardian written by “a robot”. Here’s a sample: "I know that my brain is not a...
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Deep learning AI stuns scientists with poetry and journalism

Seven years ago, my student and I at Penn State built a bot to write a Wikipedia article on Bengali Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s...

Our solar system’s four most promising worlds for alien life

The Earth’s biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid water, at least one...

Tragic visions of tech billionaires are shaping the human world

In the 20th century, politicians’ views of human nature shaped societies. But now, creators of new technologies increasingly drive societal change. Their view of...

‘I choose to be a cyborg’: Why I implanted computer chips in my hands

I have computer chips in my hands. The tiny (two millimetre by 12 millimetre) glass ampules are nestled just under the skin on the back...

High-tech plan to extinguish wildfires in an hour is as challenging as it sounds

The philanthropic foundation of mining billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has unveiled a plan to transform how Australia responds to bushfires. The Fire Shield project aims...

Time to stop networks running on sugar

You are the lead network engineer working a weekend upgrade. It's 1am on a Sunday morning.  You are at the network colocation site. You...

Universities are a juicy prize for cyber criminals. Here are five ways to improve their defences

Universities worldwide are a growing target for hackers. A July 2020 report by cybersecurity company Redscan found more than 50% of UK universities recorded a data...

Printed circuits turn paper into a self-powered keyboard

A simple printing process can turn any paper or cardboard packaging into a keyboard, keypad, or other easy-to-use human-machine interface, researchers report. They say their...

Neuralink put a chip in Gertrude the pig’s brain. It might be useful one day

Neuralink has created an implant device that can deliver brain recordings to a computer in real time while the brain’s owner is moving around and interacting with the world

There But Not There: Phishing Emails Using Invisible Text

In April, as many workers were still adjusting to remote work and distracted by the upheaval in their lives, a new phishing threat popped up

Clever chemistry turns ordinary bricks into electricity storage devices

we have worked out how to convert the red pigment in common bricks into a plastic that conducts electricity, and this process enabled us to turn bricks into electricity storage devices

People think they’re too smart to fall for phishing scams

People believe they’re less likely than others to fall for phishing scams and, as a result, underestimate their own risk, a new study shows

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Deep learning AI stuns scientists with poetry and journalism

Seven years ago, my student and I at Penn State built a bot to write a Wikipedia article on Bengali Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s...

Our solar system’s four most promising worlds for alien life

The Earth’s biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid water, at least one...

Tragic visions of tech billionaires are shaping the human world

In the 20th century, politicians’ views of human nature shaped societies. But now, creators of new technologies increasingly drive societal change. Their view of...