Since the 1990s, researchers in the social and natural sciences have used computer simulations to try to answer questions about our world: What causes war? Which political systems are the most stable?
It’s 2019, and if most of our dystopian nightmares haven’t already come true—out-of-control populism, over-surveillance, mass extinction, the dissolution of IRL human connection—they’re on the precipice
(CNN) — A man who called police on a black man on the Fourth of July said he did not intend to unfairly target the man based on his race. Christopher Cukor, speaking of his encounter with Wesly Michel,
New studies show that the latest wave of automation will make the world’s poor poorer. But big tech will be even richer So the robots are coming for our jobs, are they? Yawn. That’s such an old story.
PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. — In the days since police officers arrested Marshae Jones, saying she had started a fight that resulted in her unborn baby getting shot, the hate mail has poured in. “I will encourage
A team of researchers recently pioneered the world’s first AI universe simulator. It’s fast; it’s accurate; and its creators are baffled by its ability to understand things about the cosmos that it shouldn’t.