The idea that particular individuals drive history has long been discredited. Yet it persists in the tech industry, obscuring some of the fundamental factors in innovation.
SolarCity’s massive new manufacturing plant in Buffalo, New York, reflects a booming demand for solar power. Is it sustainable?
Researchers built a mobile health app that tracks your activity and eating habits so it can nudge you with goals that fit your routine.
A robotics pioneer warns that technologists must consider how advances in machine intelligence will eradicate jobs.
Leave a human baby with some toys and it’ll quickly learn to pick them up. Now a robot with deep learning capabilities has done the same thing.
The number of workers over 65 is growing fast. Technologists see a big business in helping the aging workforce.
Columbia economist says ambitious international goals are needed to avert big crises in the world.
Sensors track devices’ electricity, water, and gas consumption from one spot.
The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?