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A variety of high-tech bomb detectors are under study, but certification, cost, and privacy dilemmas could keep them from your local airport.
Technologists and storytellers: Can’t we all just get along?
One of the nation’s foremost computer scientists, exasperated by the unfriendliness of today’s computer systems, suggests what designers can do to make machines serve human needs–rather than the other way around.
Urban heat islands are not inevitable, but the product of dark roofs, black pavement, and loss of vegetation. A “cool communities” approach would lower air-conditioning use and make the air healthier.
Software that renders the Internet child-safe can also screen out a wide range of legitimate information. Whose agenda is being served?
As business and government have responded to change and adopted new technology, declining competitiveness among U.S. companies has become a dim memory.