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Google's Magenta artificial intelligence is being challenged to produce original music and other art.
When archivists at California's Stanford University received the collected papers of the late palaeontologist Stephen Jay Gould in 2004, they knew right away they had a problem.
The web is watching you. Chunks of code hide inside every website, tracking your online behaviour.
Letters between John W. Backus and Edsger W. Dijkstra, 1979.
A team of Yale University researchers has created a more exotic version of the classic Schrodinger's cat paradox.
Researchers say they have developed a new kind of jumping mechanism for robots that has the potential to scale from tiny hops to a catapult launch.
Queensland University of Technology's Christina Chalmers says because the growth of robotic coding requires educators to do more to promote student education in robotics.
Researchers found the problem of solving a level in the "Super Mario Brothers" video game is as challenging as the most vexing problems in the PSPACE complexity class.
The White House is adamant the government must determine how to regulate and utilize artificial intelligence technology before it gets out of control.
Sidy Ndao aims to advance science, technology, engineering, and math skills in West Africa by organizing events such as the Pan-African Robotics Competition.
New computational tools spur advances in an evolving field.
40 years ago, Whitfield Diffie and Martin E. Hellman introduced the public key cryptography used to secure today's online transactions.
Big data is touted as a cure-all for challenges in business, government, and healthcare, but as disease outbreak predictions show, big data often fails.
Search engine developers are moving beyond the problem of document analysis, toward the elusive goal of figuring out what people really want.