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Rust makes it impossible to introduce some of the most common security vulnerabilities. And its adoption can't come soon enough.
ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Tim Berners-Lee, credited with inventing the World Wide Web, considers Web3 nonviable for building the next iteration of the Internet.
Research by DappRadar indicates that over the past year, people and companies have spent $1.93 billion in cryptocurrency to purchase virtual “real estate” in the metaverse.
The U.S. Army flew an autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter 134 kilometers (83 miles) to deliver 230 kilograms (507 lbs.) of simulated and real blood.
Researchers have identified a series of Russian information operations to influence American elections and, perhaps, erode support for Ukraine.
Quantum computing engineers have set a new standard for silicon chip performance.
As computers have surpassed human players, chess cheaters have increasingly relied on engines to gain an edge, both online and during in-person play.
"Close, constant surveillance and management through electronic means threaten employees' basic ability to exercise their rights."
Estimates from Bot Sentinel suggest more than 875,000 users deactivated their accounts between October 27 and November 1, while a half-million more were suspended.
Misleading edits, fake news stories and deepfake images of politicians are starting to warp reality on the popular video platform.
Chemists have long conceptualized tiny machines that could fabricate drugs, plastics, and other polymers that are hard to build with bigger tools.
A study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers revealed the difficulty of comparing neural networks to the brain.
The University of Buffalo's (UB) Yubie robot dog is used as both for research and as an educational tool.
New research found an individual's trust in online content moderation systems depends on whether the moderator is human or artificial intelligence, and the type of harassing content.
Researchers analyzed Facebook posts to differentiate language associated with depression and with loneliness.
Including this writer.
Researchers used a laser to trick autonomous vehicles' LiDAR systems to remove obstacles and pedestrians from view.
Scientists at Denmark's University of Copenhagen (KU) has found widespread online gender bias to be a disadvantage for female politicians.
Quantum computer startup QuEra announced the public accessibility of its 256-quantum bit (qubit) Aquila computer through Amazon.com cloud's Braket quantum computer service.
"Who's at fault, man or machine?"
At least five Twitter executives have left in recent days, as one of the world's largest ad companies said clients should pause spending on the social media platform.
Chegg, a homework help app, exposed the data of 40 million users, including details about some students' sexual orientation and religion, regulators said in a legal complaint.
The new Twitter owner has fired back at the author, whose horrified "f*** that" reaction to a plan to charge for a verification went viral: "We need to pay the bills somehow! ... How about $8?"
Experiments conducted by scientists at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore may strengthen quantum computing with liquid-like electrons called parafermions.
Researchers at Canada's University of Toronto are leveraging microelectronics and artificial intelligence to make neural implants smarter and safer.
Floppydisk.com sells around 500 floppy disks per day.
Shwetak Patel hopes to build something that could impact the lives of a billion people.
Reversible computing principles point a way toward more efficient computers.
Virtual meetings have mixed effects on employee productivity, creativity, and relationships.
Business, entertainment, and fashion companies already are staking their claims in this enhanced virtual world.