While most hackathons and programming contests encourage participants to develop usable software, a contest hosted by Binghamton University's Scott Craver asks users to develop code that is "subtly evil."
The MIT Climate CoLab has opened public voting to select the top innovative ideas on how to tackle climate change.
A research team from Chinese search engine giant Baidu has been told to sit out an international artificial intelligence competition for sidestepping the rules.
Britain is offering 10 million pounds (almost $17 million) to whoever can solve one of humanity's biggest scientific challenges—once the public has decided what it is.
Voting for the Eurovision Song Contest has been scrutinised by statistics experts at UCL and Imperial College London, who have found that musical talent is unlikely to be the only element that wins scores – but that the ...
(Phys.org) —An asteroid that will be explored by a NASA spacecraft has a new name, thanks to a third-grade student in North Carolina. NASA's Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer ...
There may one day soon be another way to fight those annoying prerecorded phone pitches known as robocalls.
(AP)—Simon Cowell has taken over television screens and radio airwaves around the world. Now he's taking aim at the Internet.
The idea that boys are better at math and in competitions has persisted for a long time, and now we know why: Nobody bothered to schedule the rematch.