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 »

David Talbot Editor

I’m MIT Technology Review’s chief correspondent, keeping an eye most often on the world of information and communication technologies—and asking my kids when I don’t understand what’s going on. Recent projects have taken me to Kenya to write about mobile-phone-based health initiatives, and Germany to explore how they’ll ramp up renewable power while closing down nuclear plants. My 2008 feature on the Obama campaign’s social-networking operation was selected for The Best Technology Writing 2009.

  • The Next Internet

    A leading advocate of radical change in the Internet says research solutions will straddle the twin concepts of replace and revamp.

    1 comment

  • Changeable Fingerprint

    If someone steals your fingerprint, “cancelable biometrics” software from IBM can issue a new one.

    8 comments

  • Next-Generation Networks

    Today’s Internet is like “second-class mail,” but solutions exist, says Doug Van Houweling, CEO of Internet2.

    4 comments

  • ICANN Feud: It's so 1995

    Several nations are calling on the United States to give up its power over Internet addresses. But bigger problems loom.

    9 comments

  • Solar Flier

    Its aim: around the world on zero gallons

    1 comment

  • Predicting Rita

    Houston’s evacuation was chaotic and expensive – and ultimately unnecessary. Is there a better way to predict hurricane paths?

  • Nuclear Powers Up

    Entergy Nuclear treads carefully in proposing a new nuclear power plant.

    11 comments

  • The Digital Pit Boss

    The Mohegan Sun casino goes “all in” on a sensor-riddled blackjack table.

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