Archive for December, 2018

Best of 2018

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

These were most popular arXivblog stories of 2018:

1. Machine learning predicts World Cup winner

2. If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Turns out it’s just chance

3. The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads

4. Fukushima’s nuclear signature found in California wine

5. Using Wi-Fi to “see” behind closed doors is easier than anyone thought

6. Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games

7. The 8-dimensional space that must be searched for alien life
8. First Evidence That Online Dating Is Changing the Nature of Society
9. A machine has figured out Rubik’s Cube all by itself
10. The tricks propagandists use to beat science