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Facebook’s woes are playing right into the hands of one investor group
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Facebook’s woes are playing right into the hands of one investor group

Getty Images / Justin Sullivan Facebook is under pressure amid reports that a political-research company accessed 50 million user profiles illegitimately. While the share decline hurt a wide range of investors, one group of traders was well-positioned to profit from such selling. Monday has been rough for Facebook shareholders, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and bullish tech…

How playing video games affects your body and brain
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How playing video games affects your body and brain

In "Fortnite: Battle Royale," 100 players have a showdown to see who can be the last one left alive. Epic Games Video games are by many measures one of the most popular and commonly enjoyed forms of entertainment of our time, yet there's a lot of controversy around them. In the wake of tragic events…

Learning by playing | DeepMind
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Learning by playing | DeepMind

Getting children (and adults) to tidy up after themselves can be a challenge, but we face an even greater challenge trying to get our AI agents to do the same. Success depends on the mastery of several core visuo-motor skills: approaching an object, grasping and lifting it, opening a box and putting things inside of…