Last week I relayed that two MIT students had set up a new music service that sent music over MIT’s analog cable TV network and so was legal under existing laws as MIT was paying normal music distribution fees for…
I normally don’t blog politics, but Michael Kinsley’s column on stem cell policy is just too good to pass up. In this column, Kinsley argues that Bush’s famous August 2001 compromise allowing stem cell research on existing cell lines, but…
Emerging digital and satellite technologies are transforming the world’s experience of television. News and information channels such as CNN and al-Jazeera reach audiences across national and regional boundaries. Entertainment formats, programming, films, and popular music are being produced with an…
Innovative multimedia programs give students new ways to study languages, literature, and the arts.
The ultimate goal for programming: software that heals itself.
How a software company saved itself by overhauling its development process-and trusting its engineers’ instincts.
Software is collapsing under the weight of its own complexity. Charles Simonyi’s solution? Programming tools that are so simple that even laypeople can use them.
A quirky artificial voice synthesizer built in the 1930s paved the way for cell phones.
PC legends Charles Simonyi’s and Mitch Kapor’s upstart ventures aim to create software that does what you want it to do and never crashes. Our exclusive report brings you to the front lines of the new software revolution.