A rival chatbot has shaken Google out of its routine, with the founders who left three years ago re-engaging and more than 20 A.I. projects in the works.
Dogecoin. WeWork. The Metaverse. It was an era of illusory and ridiculous promises.
Blond is more than just a hair color.
A wave of lawsuits argue that Tesla’s self-driving software is dangerously overhyped. What can its blind spots teach us about the company’s erratic C.E.O.?
The Turing test used to be the gold standard for proving machine intelligence. This generation of bots is racing past it. We need to stay calm — and develop a new test.
Problematic content and formerly barred accounts have increased sharply in the short time since Elon Musk took over, researchers said.
A new wave of chat bots like ChatGPT use artificial intelligence that could reinvent or even replace the traditional internet search engine.
A new chatbot from OpenAI is inspiring awe, fear, stunts and attempts to circumvent its guardrails.
Secret battle plans, intercepted communications and Russian soldiers explain how a “walk in the park” became a catastrophe for Russia.
The Nordic country is testing new ways to teach students about propaganda. Here’s what other countries can learn from its success.
A small group of people have turned their phone screens to shades of gray to make them less stimulating. That’s the opposite of what tech companies want.
Last year, with much fanfare, the tech giant unveiled a screen-time tracker of its own. Then it quietly began purging competitors from its store.
Beijing is putting billions of dollars behind facial recognition and other technologies to track and control its citizens.
China’s government has supported foreign YouTubers who put a positive spin on its policies, in its latest effort to shape how the world sees it.
Science says you may need less exercise than you think to live a long and healthy life.
«the optimal step count for people younger than 60 was about 8,000 to 10,000 a day, and for those 60 and older, it was about 6,000 to 8,000 a day.»
In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about seven minutes of steady discomfort — all of it based on science.
Forced to shutter Prune, I’ve been revisiting my original dreams for it — and wondering if there will still be a place for it in the New York of the future.
The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health.
«“We can’t control our genes, who our parents were, or if random acts of trauma or violence happen to us,” he said. “But we can control how we eat, and that gives people actionable things that they can do to take care of their brain health on a daily basis.”»
The sweet spot for physical activity and longevity seemed to arrive at about 35 minutes a day of brisk walking or other moderate activities.
A visual journey through the microscopic world of the coronavirus shows how masks provide an important defense against transmission.
When a new landlord bought their building in the Bronx and threatened to raise rents and kick them out, tenants banded together. They never expected how far they might get: the chance to buy their…
In Spokane, Wash., home prices jumped 60 percent in the past two years. The increase is fueled by buyers fleeing the boom in cities like Austin. Who will have to flee next?
At the president’s New Jersey golf course, an undocumented immigrant has worked as a maid since 2013. She said she never imagined she “would see such important people close up.”
Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda.
The writer Caity Weaver’s pursuit of the manifest destiny of the millennial generation ended up looking better in the photos.
It’s a big world out there, so we’ve narrowed it down for you. From the temples of Malta to the crystalline waters of the Yucatán, explore our top destinations to visit this year.
The president has long sold himself as a self-made billionaire, but a Times investigation found that he received at least $413 million in today’s dollars from his father’s real estate empire, much of it through tax dodges in the 1990s.
As the U.S. confronted a new wave of infection and death through the summer and fall, the president’s approach to the pandemic came down to a single question: What would it mean for him?
More than two dozen women in the tech start-up industry spoke to The New York Times about being sexually harassed by investors and mentors.
Computer programming once had much better gender balance than it does today. What went wrong?
The internet wants you to believe you aren’t doing enough with all that “extra time” you have now. But staying inside and attending to basic needs is plenty.
«“I’m trying to be more OK with just being.”»
The Times obtained Donald Trump’s tax information extending over more than two decades, revealing struggling properties, vast write-offs, an audit battle and hundreds of millions in debt coming due.
New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.
«The researchers eventually concluded that what distinguished the ‘‘good’’ teams from the dysfunctional groups was how teammates treated one another.»
We analyzed the movements of hundreds of millions of people to show why the most extensive travel restrictions to stop an outbreak in human history haven’t been enough.
Writing for The New York Times Magazine, Gideon Lewis-Kraus’s article breaks down a complex, multilayered story of artificial intelligence into an absorbing, detailed read. The story of Google Translate involves many prestigious players, who all worked together to create an impressively improved translation tool in far less time than originally expected. This is a tale of the meeting of many minds to create a single truly powerful artificial one that will have future uses beyond translating from one language to another.
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