Select your localized edition:

Close ×

More Ways to Connect

Discover one of our 28 local entrepreneurial communities »

Be the first to know as we launch in new countries and markets around the globe.

Interested in bringing MIT Technology Review to your local market?

MIT Technology ReviewMIT Technology Review - logo

 

Unsupported browser: Your browser does not meet modern web standards. See how it scores »

Computing Archive

  • Custom Glasses

    No more stars and halos: A new way of making corrective lenses accounts for a person’s unique vision flaws.

  • Spotting Anthrax

    A sensor chip now under development would glow in the presence of anthrax, making possible a handheld device for detecting the deadly biological agent.

  • Why I.T. Matters

    The inventor of Ethernet refutes the claim that information technology has lost its strategic value.

  • Boosting Biometrics

    Merging multiple biometric techniques creates identification systems that are virtually spoof-proof.

  • Cargo Security

    Maritime-security expert Stephen Flynn on how to stop terrorists from targeting the nation’s cargo containers.

  • Demo: Holographic TV

    Harold Garner of the University of Texas Southwestern demonstrates his holographic projector for 3-D video displays.

  • Better Rich Than Thin

    The “thin client” craze of the late 90s is coming back, as IBM seeks to combine the power of PCs with the centralized control of server-based software.

  • Robot Sex

    Sure, they’re only machines. But the more they interact with us humans, the more important their apparent gender becomes.

    3 comments

  • Cut by Numbers

    John Parsons paved the way for computer-aided manufacturing.

Pages

From the Archives

Close

Introducing MIT Technology Review Insider.

Already a Magazine subscriber?

You're automatically an Insider. It's easy to activate or upgrade your account.

Activate Your Account

Become an Insider

It's the new way to subscribe. Get even more of the tech news, research, and discoveries you crave.

Sign Up

Learn More

Find out why MIT Technology Review Insider is for you and explore your options.

Show Me