Adversarial algorithms have been discovered which can deliberately cause catastrophic failures of machine-learning systems.

My class of engineering students in the mid-1970s were among the first undergraduates at Trinity College Dublin to receive formal training in computer(...)

By my calculation I should have died before I was born. You may think that illogical or that I am not particularly good at maths. In truth, I may not (...)

Steve Bochco: created Hill Street Blues, LA Law and  NYPD Blue. Photograph: Monica Almeida/The New York Times

If Steven Bochco had done nothing else with his career, he would still deserve a weighty footnote in any history of US television for writing the firs(...)

In a 20-day competition featuring a $200,000 (€166,000) prize pool, Libratus defeated all pro participants

Artificial Intelligence may have defeated top human players in chess, checkers and Go but these games, although complex, have one thing in common: the(...)

The computer vulnerability revealed this week stems from serious flaws discovered in chips made by Intel, AMD and Arm. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/EPA

Security experts, including a US government-sponsored group, have warned companies that the only way to fully protect themselves against hackers takin(...)

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American research into the prediction of the risk of suicide in at-risk individuals has provoked a cautious response from Irish experts in the field.(...)

While Musk has previously stated aims to build an electric truck, Tesla has yet to announce any autonomous driving aims for the vehicles. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Tesla is working on electric, self-driving trucks that can travel in “platoons” or road trains capable of following a lead vehicle, according to leake(...)

U.S. Justice Department image shows a web screen after it had shut down the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, the site accused of allowing hundreds of thousands of people to buy and sell drugs, firearms, computer hacking tools and other illicit goods

A global cyber crime investigation led by US and European officials has shut down Alphabay and Hansa Market, illegal marketplaces on the so-called dar(...)

A Thai officer confirmed Alexandre Cazes was accused of being an ’operator’ of a major online black market. File photograph: Bill Hinton/Moment/Getty

A 26-year-old Canadian found dead in his Thai police cell this week was wanted in the US for allegedly running a massive “dark web” marketplace for dr(...)

In one week in 2016, four people were admitted to hospital in Galway with ‘selfie wrist’.

It’s not enough to experience something anymore. It’s not even enough just to experience it through a screen. These days, unless you risked your life (...)

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