Guest bloggers Henry Wellman and Kimberly Brink reflect on their new study shedding light on how adults, older children and young children perceive human-like robots — and what the future might hold.
AOL instant messenger signed off for the final time this morning — 20 years after changing online communication.
Can a computer tell if you're going to be a productive member of society? Can it tell if you're a terrorist? The Department of Homeland Security is trying to answer these questions. The agency hopes to build a computer system to help determine who gets to visit or immigrate to the U.S., but that idea has some techies worried.
A year ago, Facebook said it was bringing in fact-checkers from leading news organizations to combat fake news. It appears the fact-checkers have been left in the dark about the impact of their work.
After a brief security evacuation, the agency voted to undo Obama-era regulations that prohibit cable and telecom companies from blocking access to websites and apps or influencing how fast they load.
House and Senate Republicans have hammered out details of a final tax overhaul bill. Also, the FCC is set to repeal net neutrality rules, and an update on Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers who were killed.
The FCC is expected to repeal net neutrality regulations Thursday. Mitchell Baker of the Mozilla Foundation tells Steve Inskeep that the rules provide vital protections against Internet censorship.
The federal agency is about to decide if all Internet traffic should be treated equally. And yet among 22 million comments the FCC received, many were fake. Some are calling for a delay on the vote.
Immersive exhibits, such as "Infinity Mirrors" and Artechouse, are driving people to museums in search of the perfect snapshot. The craze is changing the way we experience art in the Instagram-era.
Schools use the internet for a lot of learning: researching, virtual travel, watching videos. Educators say it opens their classrooms to the world. The removal of net neutrality could change all that.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that police do not need a search warrant in order to get the location of a cell phone.