The engineer working on Google's AI, called LaMDA, suffers from what we could call Michelangelo Syndrome. Scientists must beware hubris.
We know sleep is more important than aimlessly scrolling on social media or checking our email for the 50th time. So, why do we do it?
Technologically, the answer is definitely no. But that doesn't mean CGI is always used to good effect.
To reap the benefits of digital technologies, we must contend with their addictive designs.
Safety through technology is no bad thing—Nietzsche himself sought doctors and medicines throughout his life—but it can become pathological.
AI-generated photos, also known as synthetic media, are being used to create fake experts and journalists to spread disinformation.
A lucky discovery involving lithium-sulfur batteries has a legitimate chance to revolutionize how we power our world.
"Dead" satellites aren't just space junk. They are also targets for hackers to hijack and use to broadcast misinformation.
Only nine weeks later, the Wright Brothers achieved manned flight. The pathologically cynical always will find a reason to complain.
If the metaverse is money, then companies will certainly want to play, too.
Social media distorts the reality of the public sphere.
Javelin missiles have been an effective force multiplier, the latter-day equivalent of the sling that David used against Goliath.
Russia has spent years exploring the viability of building a self-contained internet. It could soon become reality.
Spotty connectivity isn’t going to jeopardize Ukraine’s drone attacks.
Aerial drone footage was sent to an AI trained to track down space rocks.
Russia's cyberattacks against Ukraine have been prolific and ongoing for several years. The future of war may begin in cyberspace.
There are good historical reasons why Germans are suspicious of surveillance.
Historically, periods of mass flourishing are underpinned by technological revolutions. Currently, we are undergoing a technological revolution unlike anything the world has ever seen.
With this unique opportunity to create a totally new world, why does the metaverse already feature such old-world concepts?
Wordle activates both the language and logic parts of our brain and give us a nice boost of dopamine, whether we win or lose.
Some U.S. intelligence operatives have suggested foreign adversaries may be using "directed-energy" weapons against Americans.
The book "The Genesis Machine" outlines the promise and peril of synthetic biology, a powerful tool that will allow us to program life like a computer.