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Monthly Archives: April 2017

 J. Cilluffo, George Washington University; Alec Nadeau, George Washington University, and Rob Wainwright, University of Exeter From 2009 to 2016, a cybercrime network called Avalanche grew into one of the world’s most sophisticated criminal syndicates....

Putting real cash online to play in virtual casinos might sound too risky for some people. With so many hacking scandals happening in the last couple of years, you have every right to be...

Heather Akin, University of Pennsylvania; Bruce W. Hardy, Temple University; Dietram A. Scheufele, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Dominique Brossard, University of Wisconsin-Madison Netflix’s new talk show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” debuted the night before...

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that there's a darker, perhaps dangerous side to Facebook’s gargantuan influence, which has helped create a “right-wing echo chamber” and isolating “filter bubbles.” Zuckerberg has made a personal pledge to talk...

Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst The American economy is underpinned by networks. Road networks carry traffic and freight; the internet and telecommunications networks carry our voices and digital information; the electricity grid is a...
Robots

Taskin Padir, Northeastern University It’s quite common for humans – especially those who work in manufacturing – to tie a knot, strip the casing off a cable, insert a pin in a hole or use...

Thomas Hooven, Columbia University Medical CenterAs a neonatologist, I worry about patients with pulmonary hypertension. This unforgiving disease, sometimes seen after premature birth, can end with sudden death from constricting blood vessels in the...

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Jonathan Wai, Duke University and Heiner Rindermann, Chemnitz University of Technology When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year’s commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates. Zuckerberg said,...

Aaron Hernandez commits suicide. Though serving a life sentence in prison, last week the athlete avoided additional charges - a jury found him not guilty of first-degree murder charges in the killings of Daniel de...

In the past 10 years, the best-performing artificial-intelligence systems — such as the speech recognizer's on smartphones or Google’s latest automatic translator — have resulted from a technique called “deep learning.” Deep learning is in...

Introducing 'Operator 4.0,' a tech-augmented human worker The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived. The first was the steam engine-driven Industrial Revolution; the second involved the innovations from Henry Ford’s assembly line. Third, microelectronics and computer...