I teach computers to understand language. I was also the founding president of Public Communication for Researchers at CMU, & a 2017 AAAS Mass Media Fellow with SciAm. I'm easily distracted by birds.
Science writing can seem intimidating, but taking the plunge taught me just how manageable and enjoyable it is.
A number of companies are getting closer to extracting resources from space rocks.
Rising computerization opens doors for increasingly aggressive adversaries, but defenses are better than many might think.
Computer-security methods could help scientists identify disease-causing genes—while preserving patient privacy.
Even if they can exchange their ransom, the criminals will have a hard time accessing their money anonymously.
A new technology for detecting neutrinos represents a “monumental” advance for science.
Scientists aren’t yet certain that electrons and their relatives are violating the Standard Model of particle physics, but the evidence is mounting.
There are two sides to accuracy, and you can't have them both.