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“Magic: The Gathering” is officially the world’s most complex game

A new proof with important implications for game theory shows that no algorithm can possibly determine the winner.

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A new camera can photograph you from 45 kilometers away

Developed in China, the lidar-based system can cut through city smog to resolve human-sized features at vast distances.

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Ready for 6G? How AI will shape the network of the future

With 5G networks rolling out around the world, engineers are turning their attention to the next incarnation.


The first DDoS attack was 20 years ago. This is what we’ve learned since.

On the 20th anniversary of the first distributed denial of service attack, cybersecurity experts say the internet must be redesigned to prevent them.

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