Urban "Fingerprints" Finally Reveal the Similarities (and Differences) Between American and European Cities
Travelers have long noticed that some American cities “feel” more European than others. Now physicists have discovered a way to measure the “fingerprint” of a city that captures this sense.
Apple’s SIM card that lets you switch wireless carriers on the fly could lead to cheaper communications.
When software updates force a functional gadget into retirement, it can be hard to say goodbye.
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If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Network Theory Reveals The Hidden Link Between Trade And Military Alliances That Leads to Conflict-Free Stability
The first game-theoretical study of military alliances shows that they cannot alone lead to global stability.
There are now many general-purpose consumer LED bulbs that give off good light. With so many, how can you tell the difference?