ChatGPT doesn’t understand physics, but it memorizes very well and puts in extra effort.
If you lost your religion, it might be because the internet and social media are having a secularizing effect on American society.
Skepticism is appropriate when gazing into the futurist's crystal ball.
The danger posed by conversational AI isn't that it can say weird or dark things; it's personalized manipulation for nefarious purposes.
Video games matter. Their continued technological and artistic development is reshaping the way we satisfy our ancient need to tell stories.
Computers are growing more powerful and more capable, but everything has limits
Imagine going on a tour through the human circulatory system as a tiny cell. That is just one example of education in the metaverse.
Automation could help fix the company's financial troubles.
"A modern five-day forecast is as accurate as a one-day forecast in 1980."
Shouldn't "flight mode" be obsolete?
Even lifelong technologists and AI researchers like myself were genuinely surprised by the speed and impact of generative AI.
The metaverse is inevitable because it is hardwired into our DNA.
After cryptoassets, a wave of central bank digital currencies is set to revolutionize our ideas about what money is and how to manage it.
The future of American jobs isn't only services and tech.
Inside the metaverse, your emotions and physical responses will be monitored, and AI will use that data to influence you in real time. Is that essentially mind control?
We can never hope for a future with no problems. The solutions to problems create new problems, which in turn require new solutions, as WIRED founder Kevin Kelly explained recently.
Most electric car charging is done at night. A grid powered mostly by renewable energy might not be able to meet demand, but there is a solution.
Short-hop regional flights could be running on batteries in a few years.
Meaningful pictures are assembled from meaningless noise.
Who should be compensated?
It's time to let go of those emails from your cousin and the photos of your dinner.
If your computer crashes, it might be due to a star that exploded somewhere in the Universe millions of years ago.
The Rubbee X requires almost no setup and is far cheaper than a brand new e-bike.