Consumer & Gadgets

Why computer security advice is more confusing than it should be

If you find the computer security guidelines you get at work confusing and not very useful, you're not alone. A new study highlights a key problem with how these guidelines are created, and outlines simple steps that would ...

Machine learning & AI

Disney use of AI for Marvel TV series spooks Hollywood

The use of artificial intelligence in the new Marvel superhero series "Secret Invasion" has sparked anxiety and anger in Hollywood, at a time when television and film writers are already striking over their uncertain futures.


How to get robots to learn the way humans do

Matthew Hutson, a freelance writer, has published a Feature article in the journal Science outlining progress in getting computers to learn and to think more like human beings. In his article, he suggests that a lot of problems ...