Threading a City With Gunfire Sensors Might Not Make It Any Safer

Amid record-breaking gun violence, Chicago’s police are expanding the use of an innovative technology—with little evidence that it helps.

Silicon Valley Is Flipping Elections in its Spare Time

It’s not anything your average venture-backed startup wouldn’t do, but it’s virtually unheard of for local politicians.

Ninety Percent of People Think AI Will Take Away the Jobs of Other People

48% of people think they'll soon have an AI employee.

Bots or Not, FCC Refuses to Delay Net Neutrality Vote

Despite increasing concerns over the integrity of the public comment process, the agency will vote as scheduled.

Facebook Failed to Make Good on a Promise Because it Has Too Much Faith in Its Tech

Facebook's advertising business brings in the vast majority of the company’s billions of dollars in revenue every quarter.

Why Nerds and Nurses Are Taking Over the U.S. Economy

A blockbuster report from government economists forecasts the workforce of 2026—a world of robot cashiers, well-paid math nerds, and so (so, so, so) many healthcare workers.

How Agencies Can Shift From Reactive to Proactive Insider Threat Defense

Smarter tools and rules can help keep agencies on top of what's happening on their networks.

Survey: 42% of Feds Say Increasing Workloads Merit More Automation

More than 75 percent of respondents said they spend at least a quarter of their workday on tedious administrative tasks.

Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars

A look at how Alphabet understands its most ambitious artificial intelligence project

Amazon Wants to Hire 50,000 People. So Far It Has 20,000 Applicants.

Warehouses in the US are frequently beset by job vacancies, even as more tasks get turned over to robot labor.

US Air Force Wants Robots Watching Twitter

Tomorrow’s operations will be shaped by automated analysis of the world’s open-source data, says the service’s chief of staff.

Predictions for What Robots Will Do to the U.S. Workforce, Ranked From Certain Doom to Potential Utopia

No matter what you think, there’s probably a research-backed prediction that supports your view.

It Will Take Human-Machine Teams to Fight Cyber Threats, McAfee CTO Says

Artificial intelligence won’t replace humans, but it will change the way they work.