By amassing a huge library of leaf images, scientists are training computers to diagnose the diseases that threaten our food supply.
THE END OF AN ERA …
Some therapists are using Songify, a music app, to have patients make recordings of their worried thoughts—and get rid of them.
The ride-sharing service has released its first-ever transparency report, detailing the user and driver data it provided to local and state regulatory agencies.
Yuri Milner is spending $100 million on a probe that could travel to Alpha Centauri within a generation—and he's recruited Mark Zuckerberg and Stephen Hawking to help. In an interview with The Atlantic, Milner makes his case for star travel.
The city is building the biggest and fastest free network in the country—but it could put low-income users' privacy at risk.
A film that once argued against capitalism now embodies it.
The United States leads the world in dollars invested in furthering innovation. It won’t for long.
Is a digital Moleskine still a Moleskine?
When money becomes information, it can inform on you.
Surveillance and public-benefits programs gather large amounts of information on low-income people, feeding opaque algorithms that can trap them in poverty.
Depending on how algorithms are trained, they could be significantly more accurate when identifying white faces than African American ones.
The cryptocurrency is a powerful tool for early adopters and middle-class entrepreneurs, but it may not provide the opportunities in the developing world that its advocates claim.
And that’s all it may ever be.
The shrimping industry is fraught with human-rights abuses. One startup thinks their plant-based seafood might be the answer.
After centuries of innovation, it faces an uncertain future: an Object Lesson.
An U.S. attempt to stem Chinese cybersecurity breaches was thwarted by the revelation that the two countries were actually doing similar things.
A journalist has assembled the first chronology of the largest war yet fought on the Internet—the Great War of EVE Online.
And a lesson that media companies have had to learn again and again and again.
New research shows that social-media users who said they have “nothing to hide” from the government often avoid posting controversial opinions on Facebook.
The editors are betting that anonymity can help creativity to thrive.