artificial-intelligence

The ‘Replika — Your A.I. Friend’ App Isn’t as Pathetic as It Seems

It’s hard to discount the value of a mental health companion, even if she’s not real

Inside the Pleas for a Sexier Amazon Alexa

For some, Alexa’s voice is already plenty alluring. For others, it’s not nearly sexy enough.

The Dark Side of CAPTCHA, Everyone’s Least-Favorite Security Tool

If they’re so easy to crack, then why do CAPTCHAs still exist? It’s not just to infuriate us

It’s Science Now — ‘Old Town Road’ Is Pop

A machine-learning project at the University of Southern California has officially settled one of summer’s biggest debates