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“Computers”

May 11, 2015 02:13 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A surprisingly simple software bug renders many computers helpless in the face of big numbers. Continue reading →
Mar 2, 2015 02:15 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
What if humans could speak to computers the same way they speak to other humans?
Feb 18, 2015 09:15 AM ET
We hear stories every day, it seems, about penetrations of computer networks. These breaches grow costlier with each new hack. Who are these cyber criminals and how do they use our data?
Jan 20, 2015 10:57 AM ET
When some of our most beautiful minds, including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, signed a letter about artificial intelligence, it was considered a warning that AI would be dangerous. Au contraire. Trace explains what the letter really meant.
Jan 13, 2015 12:04 PM ET
With mega companies like Microsoft, Google and IBM quietly investing in quantum computing development, word is starting to leak out that the out-there technology with the sci-fi name might be a part of our lives sooner rather than later.
Nov 26, 2014 08:57 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
A new artificial intelligence benchmark could require artistic creativity.
Nov 12, 2014 08:39 AM ET
The Internet has a seedy underbelly referred to as the Dark Web, a shady neighborhood with sketchy sites accessed by people who go to great lengths to keep their web travels anonymous and untraceable. Tara explains its inner workings.
Nov 10, 2014 08:49 AM ET
Robots decide stuff all the time, scary as that sounds. But what happens inside their 'thought' process? A team from MIT asked the same question and created a way to visualize what a machine's decision process looks like.
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