People who are addicted to the internet may experience significant changes in their physiological state when they stop their internet usage.
A single DNA gram can store 215 petabytes (or 215 million gigabytes) of information, which means it can very well contain all of the world's information with just a few pickup trucks' worth of DNA.
A company called Ubiquitous Computing, as created by Mark Weiser, is slowly imagining a world that revolutionizes the way people interact with machines. In its reality, there are ubiquitous computing systems, as in devices that are so cheap that they are practically everywhere.
Scientists have always been chasing the idea of quantum computing, as in technology that could grant humanity unprecedented processing power. However, researchers may have gotten their biggest break, as the first-ever open-source blueprint for a practical quantum computer has just been revealed.
Social media data is more revealing than most netizens know, especially now that computers are capable of grouping consumers into marketing segments in real time by simply observing peoples' response to online videos and other social media data.
Microsoft is reportedly spending big dollars to make a super computer straight out of a science fiction movie. The tech giant has been hiring top-notched engineering experts all over the world to create the world's first-ever super quantum computer.
Harry Potter is leaking into science. Researchers get inspiration from the fictional hero’s invisibility cloak to create a cutting edge cloaking device for processing chips.
China aims to end Intel's dominance in the market by topping the TOP500 list of the world's fastest computer.
Former NASA chief, Daniel Goldin spent his days after serving the agency developing a technology and building up a startup to produce brain-like neural chips.
Beating the 13-year-old who previously discovered a bug on the site, Jani is now the youngest to break the site's system.
Over-the-counter painkillers are of great help in reducing pain, but with the latest technological advances, these analgesics are now faced with a serious competitor.
Scientists at Northwestern University are one step closer to creating a brain-like computer, according to a new study.
A computer program has learned how to play classic Atari games all on its own, and Google, who is backing the startup DeepMind Technologies, is hailing it as a significant achievement on the way to true artificial intelligence.
Astronomers are aiming to sort and archive all the stars in our galaxy - a task they hope will help them better understand the nature of stars, their distribution, and how galaxies are formed. However, it has been estimated that the Milky Way boasts between 200 and 400 billion stars. So who can help astronomers with this incredible workload? Learning machines, of course!