Inside Elon Musk’s efforts to influence the field of artificial intelligence and to save humanity from machine-learning overlords.
A woman apparently using my name meant a nightmare of unpaid traffic fines and a criminal record. But when I tracked her down, a different story emerged.
Michael Bierut recounts the designing of Hillary Clinton’s campaign logo and the backlash against it.
The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has announced the winners of its Open categories and National categories for 2017.
A mysterious cybercriminal deployed an invincible botnet to steal a fortune from US banks. Then the FBI discovered what else he was after.
She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. But her kingdom is in turmoil, and her subjects are in denial that her reign will ever end. That’s why the palace has a plan.
The risk to our crops comes in direct proportion to the ways in which we have simplified agriculture.
Harold Vilches, a 23-year-old Chilean, exported $80 million in contraband gold. It all started with a Google search.
In 1902, the US Congress authorized funds for human trials of food preservatives to determine if they would be used safely. Harvey Wiley, Chief of the Bureau of Chemistry called these his “hygienic table studies.” They soon became known popularly as “the Poison Squad.”
The Himba people of Namibia can see fine details and ignore distraction much better than most other human beings – a finding that may reflect the many ways that modern life is changing our minds and abilities.
Paul Mason used to weigh close to 1,000 pounds. Now that he’s shed almost all of it, freeing himself from his tomb of a body, he’s facing a question that’s heavy in its own right: How should he spend the rest of his life?