The ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee believes Facebook, Google, and Twitter aren’t searching hard enough to learn the extent of Russian interference.
DeepMind’s new self-taught Go-playing program is making moves that other players describe as “alien” and “from an alternate dimension.”
Facebook and Google's push to personalize the news is the latest seismic shift in tech giants’ influence on the information landscape.
Emma Perrier was deceived by an older man on the internet—a hoax that turned into an unbelievable love story.
A 27-year-old mayor is implementing a $1 million experiment in guaranteed income for residents of a poor city just outside the Bay Area.
The human skeleton inspires wonder and terror because it lasts much longer than its owner. An Object Lesson.
Not everyone wants to be reminded of calories when trying to get directions.
Many women recently boycotted the social network, protesting its failure as a public sphere where all voices are welcome.
The upper classes once imposed the fashion staple on their servants—then they stole it back from them. An Object Lesson.
Inside the secretive lab where Google's parent company is researching advanced technology
The U.S. Army is funding the creation of shape-shifting sheets that mimic the abilities of the ocean’s masters of camouflage.
And why it was so hard to see it coming
This useless accessory has one job—which it fails at.
A new tool helps primary-care physicians draw on medical expertise from all over the world.
Have we become too squeamish about the inevitable human cost of exploration?
How the secretive Silicon Valley lab is trying to resurrect the lost art of invention
A eulogy for the chatting service, which will shut down on December 15
The aviator’s hazard offers a lesson about responding to supposed crises. An Object Lesson.
Here’s how Leonardo Da Vinci brought the Mona Lisa to life.
How Leonardo da Vinci engineered the world’s most famous painting
The 10-year-old show predicted the codependent, toxic relationships people would one day have with their phones.