papers

an investigation

Did Trump Show Printed-Out Tweets to Jack Dorsey? We Asked Digital Forensics Experts

President Trump brought a conspicuous stack of papers to his meeting with Jack Dorsey.
Sarah Emerson
4.24.19
Comics!

'Documents,' Today's Comic by Robin Vehrs

In today's modern paperless world, a couple discuss storage options for their many documents.
Robin Vehrs
10.23.17
computer science

200 Terabyte Proof Demonstrates the Potential of Brute-Force Math

Automated verification finds renewed potential for making algorithms safe.
Michael Byrne
7.30.17
Collective Intelligence

A Plea for Multispace, the DIY Civic Internet That Will Never Exist

Researcher proposes an information infrastructure "beyond what is unlikely to ever be supported by commercialized information and communication systems."
Michael Byrne
5.14.17
SURVEILLANCE

Soon WiFi Will Be Able To Tell Not Just Where You Are, But If You're Breathing

New experiments demonstrate indoor WiFi positioning down to a single centimeter.
Michael Byrne
1.8.17
security

The Network Standard Used in Cars Is Wide Open to Attack

Researchers uncover a new vulnerability that may allow hackers to disable your car.
Michael Byrne
11.12.16
security

Building a Better CAPTCHA by Faking Out Robots

A pair of computer scientists seeks to avoid CAPTCHA doomsday.
Michael Byrne
10.30.16
papers

Decades-Old Collision Data Offers Tantalizing Hint of New Particle

The Large Electron-Positron collider returns to haunt the LHC.
Michael Byrne
10.22.16
machines

Computer Scientist Publishes Manifesto for Expressive Algorithmic Music

A new five-year research project aims to understand how humans compute music.
Michael Byrne
10.9.16
privacy

Neural Networks Are Alarmingly Good at Identifying Blurred Faces

Thanks to AI, it’s getting much harder to hide your face from machines.
Janus Kopfstein
9.25.16
Wimps

Supermaterials Offer New Means of Searching for Superlight Dark Matter

Two new papers offer new methods of searching for the most evasive forms of dark matter.
Michael Byrne
9.19.16
hardware

Quantum Computing Just Grew Way the Hell Up

Researchers implement a key piece of Shor's algorithm in a programmable quantum computer.
Michael Byrne
8.3.16
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