Learning to code is hard. Apple's upcoming Swift Playgrounds turns coding into a game, and is designed to teach anyone how to code without prior experience. This could make programming accessible for many, but also helps create native Swift…
As an increasing number of devices begin speaking to us -- from Apple's Siri to Amazon's Alexa to our GPS system, it's becoming increasingly important for machines to have voices we actually want to listen to.
The release of Windows 95 saw the rise of SoftRAM, which claimed to improve a PC's memory. It did nothing, but that didn't stop it from becoming a best seller. The story of its rise and fall provides a warning still worth heeding today.
Want to own a piece of technological history? Here's your chance. A live auction is currently running that involves the Kenbak-1, a device that is widely considered to be one of the very first commercial personal computers in the world.
According to this research, women write better code than men on GitHub, or at the very least, their contributions are accepted more often by fellow coders. But this is only true when their gender is not known
Scientists from Canada and California have come up with a computer program that will help linguists unearth dead languages. It's nowhere near perfect, but it could help us know more about human history in the long run.
Scientists have started work on a computer program that will be able to take a doodle or sketch of an image and find a matching photograph. The program uses deep learning to understand context of drawings.
A new programming language allows scientists to custom-code bacteria that can measure and analyze the health of other cells. Complex sensors and logic systems allow the genetically engineered bacteria to administer drugs whenever necessary.