Computer Sciences

New tool simplifies data sharing, preserves privacy

Meet Company X. Company X makes a popular product that lots of people—millions, in fact—use on a daily basis. One day, Company X decides it would like to improve some of the hardware in its product, which is manufactured ...

Computer Sciences

The real promise of synthetic data

Each year, the world generates more data than the previous year. In 2020 alone, an estimated 59 zettabytes of data will be "created, captured, copied, and consumed," according to the International Data Corporation—enough ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

How a machine could mark the turning point for DNA data storage

Guzzling, devouring, the words fail to reflect the enormity of it all. Data storage eats up cities' worth of power. Back in March, 3M ran a presentation about data, reminding us there was not going to be anything like a slowing ...