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This Computer Program Detects Cancer Earlier Than Ever—Without Surgery

CancerLocator could be used to pinpoint tumor locations even before symptoms arise, eliminating painful biopsies and increasing patient survival


How to Automate Your Job and Never Work Again

Learn from a few savvy employees who wrote computer scripts to do their job.


Can Machines Write Musicals?

Benjamin Till's latest musical, "Beyond the Fence," is the first ever show to be designed by a series of computer algorithms.


Here's Everything Awesome About Processing 3.0

Say "Hello World" to all-new features in the free, open-source creative coding suite.


The World's First Computer Programmer Becomes a Comic Book Superheroine

In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, we spoke to Sydney Padua, who reimagined 19th century countess and mathematician Ada Lovelace as a feisty crime fighter.


$1.5 Million Worth of Tech History Goes to Auction

Bonhams New York is auctioning off an Apple-1, a Nazi Enigma machine, and a letter from Darwin stating he doesn’t believe in God.


SexyCyborg 3D Prints the Perfect Hacker High Heels

A Chinese hacker created pumps with a secret pen-test kit hidden inside.


What Is 'What Is Code?'

Behind the scenes of Bloomberg's 38,000-word opus.


Artist "Paints" with Artificial Life and Computer Viruses

Joseph Nechvatal's video and large-scale works explore the relationships between the technological and the biological.


MartyParty Tells All

In advance of his new THUMP column, the PANTyRAIDer gives us a tour around his purple life.