Ancient Greek algorithm could be used to find inconceivably large prime numbers
September 28, 2016, 4:43 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The sieve of Eratosthenes is an ancient tool for finding primes, but it might get a boost by modern computing.
Artificial intelligence meets real stupidity (and guess who wins?)
March 24, 2016, 1:55 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
A Microsoft experiment goes awry in short order as Tay runs straight into Godwin's Law.
If you challenge the hackers, you're gonna get hacked
March 23, 2016, 7:44 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
Journalist Kevin Roose did exactly that and is sooo embarrassed.
Raspberry Pi 3 has enough oomph to work as a real computer
March 1, 2016, 1:53 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
With WiFi and Bluetooth, it's a lot more than the educational tool it was designed to be.