Unweaving The Rainbow: Science, Delusion, and the Appetite for Wonder
IBM has built a computational creativity machine that creates entirely new and useful stuff from its knowledge of existing stuff. And the secret sauce in all this? Big data, say the computer scientists behind it.
A cheap device called the Safeplug makes it easy to use the Tor anonymity network at home.
How does the ability to instantaneously reallocate physical resources change the way companies source materials, manage operations, and go to market?
Hard-drive maker HGST has tamed the manufacturing challenges to bringing high-capacity, energy-efficient helium-filled drives to market.
The appearance of indium gallium zinc oxide transistors in iPads shows that the display industry is poised to begin churning out a new breed of high-performance screens.
After spending millions of dollars on legal fees, film studios should stop suing downloaders and take better advantage of what they do.
Wireless vehicle networks could make driving safer and more efficient, but the cost of deployment will be significant.
Pushing cheap broadband—and more use of Google—the search giant installs a fiber backbone for ISPs in Kampala, Uganda.
Tesla files patents on metal air batteries, but probably won’t use the technology for some time.