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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending October 21, 2017)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.

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Help Us Find the Young Innovators Who’ll Shape the Future

Nominations for the 2018 list of 35 Innovators Under 35 are now open.

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We Need Computers with Empathy

An emerging trend in artificial intelligence is to get computers to detect how we’re feeling and respond accordingly. They might even help us develop more compassion for one another.

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Next Up For Driverless Vehicles: Autonomous Excavators

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Smartphones Are Weapons of Mass Manipulation, and This Guy Is Declaring War on Them

Tristan Harris thinks big tech is taking advantage of us all. Can its power be used for good?

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Now You Can Manage Entire Factories from a Phone

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How to Spend $1,900 on Gene Tests Without Learning a Thing

Science and marketing clash in the “jungle” of direct-to-consumer DNA apps.

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Google’s First Mobile Chip Will Turbocharge Image Processing

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Alphabet’s Drones Are Now Delivering Right Into People’s Backyards

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AI Algorithms Are Starting to Teach AI Algorithms

Automating machine learning will make the technology more accessible to non–AI experts.

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Keep Calm and … Massively Increase Investment in Artificial Intelligence

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Global Gasoline Demand Could Peak by 2030

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Secure Wi-Fi Networks Are Wide Open to Hacks

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How Blockchain Could Give Us a Smarter Energy Grid

Energy experts believe that blockchain technology can solve a maze of red tape and data management problems.

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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending October 14, 2017)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.

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Business Impact The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending October 14, 2017)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.

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Now There’s an IQ Test for Siri and Friends

A new artificial intelligence test could tell us which digital assistant is the smartest.

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Should IoT Devices Come With Public Safety Warnings?

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OpenAI’s Goofy Sumo-Wrestling Bots Are Smarter Than They Look

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Britain Makes a Big Push to Cut Its Emissions

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