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Hugs make us feel warm and safe and comforted and loved.
Sheri Wells-Jensen is fascinated by languages no one has ever heard—those that might be spoken by aliens.
The absence of senior cybersecurity leaders in President Donald Trump's administration may be leaving the United States more vulnerable to digital warfare and less prepared for attacks on election systems, according to lawmakers…
Tim Cook, who has led Apple since 2011, spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep in a wide-ranging interview on Monday as the company kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.
In the summer of 1990, I was running a pretty weird nightclub in the Roppongi neighborhood of Tokyo.
Consciousness is everything you experience.
Assessing the effectiveness of anonymization in the review process.
A discussion of ideas about software engineering.
Taking wild guesses.
Considering the inherent risks of cryptocurrency ecosystems.
We don't experience program loops as blocks, started over, because time is one-way.
What are key ideas and intuitions foundational to AI that AI education in secondary schools should target? This blog post …