The padlock symbol simply means that the data being sent between the web server and the user’s computer is encrypted and cannot be read by others. But many people don’t know that.
Several companies have made quantum computers, but these early models have yet to demonstrate quantum advantage: the ability to outstrip ordinary supercomputers.
How does typing affect the way we process what we write, and what are the consequences of giving up handwriting at school age?
The artificial intelligence boom means a multi-trillion dollar industry is coming into existence before our eyes. With great opportunity come great risks, as two important new Australian reports show.
The Canadian government is planning to implement ‘right to repair’ for electronic devices. This has the potential to give consumers more options, and challenges corporations’ hold over knowledge.
Many of the pioneers who began developing artificial neural networks weren’t sure how they actually worked - and we’re no more certain today.
A new film changes its story based on the emotions expressed by the viewer.
ChatGPT could lead to substantial learning gains if it’s used as a tutor, an online learning specialist says.
In the age of AI, people might wonder if there’s anything computers can’t do. The answer is yes. In fact, there are numerous problems that are beyond the reach of even the most powerful computers.
A new study found that the device people used to communicate in a negotiation made a big difference in how likely they were to deceive for personal gain.
It’s time we stopped using the brain as shorthand for machines
One person out of three does not dare to turn to the supplier in case of problems. Feeling of shame, as well as doubts about the ability of the person they are dealing explain that figure.
The story of how America’s great chipmaker’s main strength became an albatross around its neck.
As the country grew, each census required greater effort than the last. That problem led to the invention of the punched card – and the birth of an industry.
It can feel like your computer slows down after it updates, here’s why.
Older people are often labelled technophobic, but since lockdown the digital divide is closing as more and more use technology to connect with others.
Once a pioneer of the information age, now stereotyped as the browser of choice for people who are less than web-savvy, the curtain will finally come down on Internet Explorer next year.
Most computer security focuses on software, but computer processors are vulnerable to hackers, too. An experimental secure processor changes its underlying structure before hackers can figure it out.
Technical advances are reducing the volume of e-waste generated in the US as lighter, more compact products enter the market. But those goods can be harder to reuse and recycle.
Neural networks today do everything from cameras to translations. A professor of computer science provides a basic explanation of how neural networks work.