‘Robotic Habitats’ imagines a self-sustaining AI ecosystem
How humans will learn to love the robots of tomorrow
Yes, even that kind of love. Wink, wink.
Gene-altered ants show how animal societies work
Even slight changes in DNA can have a large impact on social behavior.
CIA claims it can predict some social unrest up to 5 days ahead
Thanks to the power of algorithms, machine learning, and open source data sets.
Americans think it's rude to stay glued to your phone, do it anyway
If a recent Pew study is accurate, Americans will often say one thing and do another when it comes to cellphone etiquette.
Google teaches Glass owners how to mind their manners
Google wants society to welcome Glass with open arms, but that hasn't proven to be easy when some...
Australia takes the hint, postpones plans for PRISM-style snooping
Here's some good news for anyone who considers Australia a haven from pernicious surveillance laws...
The social aspect of WoW
I always remember sitting in Shattrath. Sometimes for hours, scrolling through trade, seeing the...
Theory of cliodynamics uses science to predict history, sees violence erupt in cycles
Ever get the feeling that you've seen it all before? University of Connecticut researcher Peter T...