FOR MANY OF us, when the gold-plated Apple Watch Edition was revealed, our inner argonaut screamed, “Yes!” but our bank accounts said, “Um, no.” The fact is, few people have 10 grand to drop on a gadget.
Quantum computing is not easy. Researchers at IBM recently announced that they had taken a step toward solving one of its biggest challenges: developing a better way to detect and correct annoying errors.
A piano duet does not necessarily require the cooperation of two humans. Sometimes beautiful music is the result of a less conventional partnership—like, say, between a human and a computer programmed with slime mold
CALIFORNIA IS RUNNING on groundwater right now. As the state has cut down on surface water deliveries from rivers and reservoirs, farmers and municipal water suppliers have reacted by sucking more and more out of Madre Earth.