I teach computers to understand language. I'm also the founding president of Public Communication for Researchers at CMU, and a 2017 AAAS Mass Media Fellow with SciAm. I'm easily distracted by birds.
Scientists aren’t yet certain that electrons and their relatives are violating the Standard Model of particle physics, but the evidence is mounting.
The decades-old pursuit of bulky, much-hyped Iron Man–like “exosuits” could give way to minimalist technologies more in sync with the human body.
Like great apes, the canny corvids seem capable of delaying gratification.
Optical computers may have finally found a use—improving artificial intelligence.
Deciphering mathematical card tricks is a wonderful pastime, but it can get you into some bizarre predicaments.
The word “quantum” imbues any topic with instant mystique. Unfortunately, it often doubles as a “keep out” sign...