June 16, 2014
A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind

Incomprehensible computer behaviors have evolved out of high-frequency stock trading, and humans aren’t sure why. Eventually, it could start affecting high-tech warfare, too. We spoke with a researcher at University of Miami who thinks humans will be outpaced by a new “machine ecology.”

June 16, 2014
Here's Why The Japanese Live So Long

Despite soaring stress levels, Japan boasts the highest life expectancy of any major country.

June 13, 2014
The fortuitous beauty of the brute-force attack

In their blind variations of senseless combinations, artists and Bitcoin miners both reach for a kind of grace.

June 7, 2014

Bill Moyers With 2.5 Minutes Of Absolute Truth About Companies That Don’t Pay Taxes

June 6, 2014
The limits of physics

In trying to resolve the stubborn dualities of their field, physicists create ever more mind-boggling versions of reality

June 5, 2014
Scientist homing in on part of the brain that chooses depression vs. resilience

A study using mice appears to find a switch-like mechanism in the brain that regulates emotions.

June 4, 2014
Computer passes 'Turing Test' for the first time after convincing users it is human

A ”super computer” has duped humans into thinking it is a 13-year-old boy, becoming the first machine to pass the ”iconic” Turing Test, experts say

June 3, 2014

The Story of Science | What is the world made of?

June 2, 2014

The Story of Science | What is out there?

June 1, 2014
DARPA Program Seeks to Use Brain Implants to Control Mental Illness | MIT Technology Review

A $70 million program will try to develop brain implants able to regulate emotions in the mentally ill.

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